Women working together to promote mutual understanding 
and respect for different cultures, youth work, and philanthropy

Time to Release the 2015 Board
Vote In the 2016 Board

Please see the Invitation and Information Below

All Members are Invited

  the Annual General Membership Meeting for the Election of Officers
Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at 10.00 a.m.
in the John Kranko Lounge, Hotel Schlossgarten, Schillerstrasse 23, 70173, Stuttgart


The Annual Business Meeting of the General Membership for the election of officers is open to all Club Members. Only Active Members are permitted to vote; however, Associate Members are cordially invited to attend this meeting.

Please contact the reservation ladies if you plan to attend the meeting (see "Events" in the NL).

Refreshments will be served!


Absentee voting by mail:

You can download the absentee ballot (scroll down and click on the pdf "Ballot 2016") and print.
 - Please mark your selections on the ballot, make sure to mark your selection for each candidate.

 - Place the ballot in an unmarked envelope and seal it;

 - Put this sealed envelope in a second envelope;

 - Seal the second envelope and write your name and address in the top left hand corner.

 - Please state “GAWC election” on the outside of the second envelope.
Your ballot must be returned by February 22nd, 2016.
Please mail to: Mrs. Ann Welton using her address from the Membership Booklet

According to Article IX, paragraph 4 of the Constitution of the GAWC Stuttgart, additional nominations may be submitted no less than fourteen (14) days prior to the Annual General Membership Meeting, pro­vided consent of the nominee has been obtained. Such nominations, along with a personal profile and agreement to be placed on the ballot, should be submitted in writing to the parliamentarian.

Ann Welton --  mail: parliamentarian [at]

The Agenda for the Election Meeting is as follows:
 - Opening, welcome and reading of the minutes of the last year’s election meeting
 - Board of Directors' report

 - Pfennig Bazaar
 - Release of the 2015 Board
 - Election of the 2016 Board
 - Coffee Break
 - Election Results, Installation of the new board


The following are the candidates for the elected board members and auditors:

German/International President

Gabi Fuerst

American President

Pat Schultz

German Vice President

Gabriele Kloesel-Schaefer

International Vice President

Jennifer Veale

American Vice President

Nina Contino



Recording Secretary

Cindy Sanzotta


Sabine Rodewoldt
Dorothee Bokelmann




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* If you are not already a member, and would like to become one, please contact the Membership Chairs on The Board page.
Gabi Fürst & Pat Schultz