American Association of University Women

AAUW North Carolina

Sandhills/Triangle Cluster Meeting


Women in Public Life

Saturday, February 23, 2002
9:00 - 2:00

Community United Church of Christ
Wade Avenue and Dixie Trail, Raleigh

Host Branch: Raleigh/Wake County
Guest Branches: Sandhills/Southern Pines, Chapel Hill, UNC Pembroke
AAUW Members-at-Large and members of other branches are welcome.

Speakers have been asked to address the balance between public and private life, encouraging more women to serve in public life, unique paths to public service, and how women in public life have made a difference.


9:00 - 9:45 Registration and Refreshments
9:45 - 10:00 Welcome and Introductions
10:00 - 11:00 Keynote Speaker:
Elaine Marshall, NC Secretary of State and candidate for US Senate
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - Noon Speaker: Jane Perlov, Raleigh Chief of Police
Noon - 1:00 Box lunch and branch sharing
1:00 - 1:45
Panel Discussion
Frances Grant, AAUW Member
Ann Marie Calabria, Wake County District Court Judge and candidate for NC Court of Appeals
Kathryn Quigg, Chair of Wake County Board of Education
Betty Mangum, Wake County Commissioner and AAUW member
1:45 - 2:00 Wrap up and announcements


Community United Church of Christ, 814 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607

From I-40 west of Raleigh, take exit 289 (Wade Avenue) and continue on the Wade Avenue extension to where Wade Avenue and I-440 intersect.

From Route 1 and 64 south west of Raleigh, continue straight onto I-440N (inner beltline, towards Wake Forest), take Exit 4 (Wade Avenue and RDU Airport) and turn right onto Wade Avenue.

Once on Wade Avenue, continue about a mile to Dixie Trail. Make a right at the light onto Dixie Trail and the first left into the church parking lot. You can also continue on Wade Avenue past the church and make a right into the second parking lot, but the meeting is in the church building near Dixie Trail.

Research Report Sale

AAUW Gender Equity Library books will be for sale at the member price at the meeting -- save tax, shipping and handling! Great for donations to a local library!
If you want to reserve a specific title, contact Nancy Shoemaker (919-773-1340, by February 1.

Registration Form

Registration Deadline: February 15, 2002
Mail to Carol Gosselin, 7816 Highlandview Circle, Raleigh, NC 27613.

Name: _____________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________

City, State, Zip: _______________________________________________

Phone: _______________________AAUW Branch __________________

e-mail: _____________________________________________________

Vegetarian Meal:    ___ yes     ___ no

Other special needs:

Cost: $12
Make check payable to AAUW Raleigh/Wake County

More information: Carol Gosselin,, 919-881-0504.

Last updated: 21-Jan-2002
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