Western Area Executive Committee

Roxann Chargois


The role of the Area Director is to assist the chapters in promoting civic, educational, and intercultural activities that will enrich their communities, and to unite the chapters within a geographical area to accomplish the goals of the National organization through the exchange of ideas, methods, and techniques to implement the National program.

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Executive Committee

The Western Area Executive Board is charged with carrying out the leadership and governance duties of officers of The Links, Incorporated.  These dynamic women will lead the Western Area for the next two years to greater heights, and strengthen the operations of Linkdom.

Lorna Hankins

Vice Director

Trains, educates and inspires WA Membership Vice Presidents to elevate their proficiencies in member identification, recruitment, retention and satisfaction to insure the sustainability and growth of the Western Area and The Links, Incorporated.

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Karen Cole


Works to increase Western Area infrastructure efficiencies by improving chapter alignment with the Area and national office with an accurate database in MMS, developing and coordinating processes for enhanced data collection, analyzing and aggregating chapter specific information.

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Diane Scott


Provides leadership in the financial life of the Area through diligent planning, informed and strategic decision-making, management of accounts and records, communication and consistent reporting.

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Marcia Page

Financial Secretary

Appointed to oversee Board travel; provide financial reporting; provide oversight of funds received at Area Conference, and assist with Area Conference registration.

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Beverly McMillan

Program Coordinator

As leader of the WA Program Team, helps to move chapters toward transformational programming with measurable results and to pursue integrated/umbrella programs.

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Veronica Spencer-Austin

Strategic Planning

Aligns the strategic goals and plans of the Western Area with our National Priorities. Facilitates the development, implementation and performance tracking of Western Area Work Plans.

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Lucy Anderson


Trains members to become proficient in parliamentary procedure, and helps chapter officers and members to embrace the parliamentary rules which promote efficient and enjoyable meetings.

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Constance Fitzpatrick Smith

Immediate Past Area Director

Supports the goals and objectives of our Area Director, Roxann Chargois and our National President, Glenda Newell-Harris.

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