GT Leadership

“In 2009, I took the first step to make a dream of mine come true, founding a group to help local women and children in need. Bringing like-minded women together and leveraging our charitable donations allows us to make a bigger bang for our charitable ‘buck’. Thanks to the combined efforts of our seven founding members, we started an important and very rewarding endeavor. We hope this is just the beginning.” 

— Paula Norwood, Founding President

Board Members

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Karen Gilgoff


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Susan Alberts

Recording Secretary;
Co-Chair, Grants

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Renee Licht

Vice President;
Co-Chair, Grants & 
Racial Equity Working Group

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Harriet Shugerman

Co-Chair, Community Service

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Carolyn Miller


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Wendy Yaross

Co-Chair, Racial Equity
Working Group

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Sheryl Donaldson

Corresponding Secretary;
Co-Chair, Membership

Presidents Emeritae

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Paula Norwood

Co-Chair, Membership

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Cheryl Baird

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Pam Feinstein

Co-Chair, Community Service

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Christine Kessides

Co-Chair, Grants

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Amelia Nicholson

Co-Chair, Education/Social Activities

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Lisa Shofnos


Committee Chairs