ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Sept. 12, 2012 – The Junior League of Asheville, entering its 86th year of active engagement of promoting women through voluntarism in the Asheville community, slated its new leadership for the upcoming 2012-2013 League year. These women bring varied backgrounds and industry experience to their new roles in the Junior League, with the common goal of increasing community and connectedness in the Asheville area. The 2012-2013 Board of Directors for the Junior League of Asheville are:
Stephanie Cooke, President Adrienne Pomeroy, President Elect Julie Porter-Shirley, Vice President Community Kristi Goodrum, Vice President Personnel Liisa Sullivan, Vice President Communications Amelia Buchholz, Vice President Fund Development Katy Yarbrough, Treasurer Chrissie Dodd, Assistant Treasurer Angela Bailey, Corporate Secretary Keri Wilson, Member at Large Jana Lechner, Nominating Chair Glenda Weinert, Sustaining Advisor to the Board
forward to the League year ahead with the capable leadership of these dedicated women,”
“I look Stephanie Cooke, president, said. “This year is full of promise for our engagement in Asheville and I expect to increase our community impact throughout my time as president.”
In the 2012-2013 League year, the Junior League of Asheville will invest small grants and volunteer hours to support local community projects which benefit women and children in our community. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
The Junior League of Asheville is a non-profit volunteer organization of women who are community oriented and strive to contribute to the vitality of the Asheville community and surrounding areas. Its leadership is committed to developing the potential of women, promoting voluntarism, and improving the community through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Since its inception in 1927, the Junior League of Asheville has invested more than $1 million into sustainable projects which have helped to shape our community. The Junior League of Asheville is funded by membership dues, corporate and private donations, and annual fundraisers.