The American Association of University Women is a national organization founded in 1881 whose mission is to advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education and advocacy. Membership is open to anyone with an associate or higher degree from an accredited institution.

The Healdsburg Branch is part of an organization that has 170,000 members nationwide with operations at the State and National Level that address important issues. For example, AAUW is known and well-respected for research that influences the national discussions on such topics as the pay gap, sexual harassment and the under representation of women in science and engineering.  To learn more about what is done at the National level, click here. To learn more about what is done at the State level, click here.

The Healdsburg Branch of AAUW, serving Cloverdale, Geyserville, Healdsburg and Windsor, founded in 1975, now has 167 members. It furthers the AAUW mission by providing scholarships for high school college bound girls, scholarships for women graduating from SRJC and accepted at a 4-year college as well as supporting local education programs with grants and volunteer hours. Also, since 1998, Healdsburg AAUW has sent 7 to 9 eighth grade girls to a life-changing week at Tech Trek Camp at Stanford University.

2022-2023 Healdsburg Branch Board of Directors

President – Laura Tredinnick
Past President – Kate Van Ness
Vice President – Nancy Jane Andrews
Secretary – Donna Campoverde
Treasurer – Julie Hanamura
Communications Director – Kim Alexander
Fundraising Director – Dena Cochran
Scholarships Director – Julie Hanamura
Membership Director – Janice Sexton
Mission Based Programs Directors – Cathy Mock and Beth Wolk
Public Policy Director – Ty Benoit
Social Activities Director – Kerry Weiner Elkind
Stem Director – Patty McHugh

Sources and Uses of Funds

Healdsburg AAUW Fund 2021-2022 Allocations Pie Chart
Healdsburg AAUW Fund 2021-2022 Sources of Funds Pie Chart