Wasatch Branch

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Wasatch Branch was founded in 1981 to serve college graduates in the southern part of Salt Lake County.

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We would love to have you join us at our meetings, meet our branch members, and enjoy our interesting programs.  If you would like to become a member you can use this Membership Form.

Wasatch Branch Officers

Executive Committee

President Julie Endres  jcendres@yahoo.com
President Elect Sally Hoffelmeyer-Katz sahoffelmeyerkatz@comcast.net
Program Co VPs Sharyl Smith &
Eva Maria Bates
Membership Co VPs Diane McElwain
Peg Richards
Secretary Jane Cooper janecooper1@msn.com
Treasurer Brenda Clausen bcmtoly2comcast.net

Appointed Chairpersons

AAUW Fund Suzanne Nissen soozeyq97@gmail.com
AAUW Fund -LAF Colleen Alter mrsaslc@msn.com
Public Policy Teri Jewell terijewel@gmail.com
Hospitality Colleen Alter
Lucetta Roy
Desta Aure
Sunshine Jane Cooper janecooper1@msn.com
Distinguished Woman chair Teri Jewell terijewel@gmail.com
Communications Ann Bjorklund 01birchgrove@q.com
Photographer Marilyn Shearer mjshearer1@aol.com
Yearbook/Trifold Marilyn Shearer mjshearer1@aol.com
Historian Marilyn Shearer mjshearer1@aol.com

Wasatch Branch Board Meetings will be held on the 4th  Monday of August 2018, October 2018, January 2019, March 2019, and June 2019.  For meeting location contact the president, jcendres@yahoo.com.

Special Interest Groups

Daytime Book Group Jane Cooper janecooper1@msn.com Meets 11:00 AM first Thursday.
Contact for book and location.

Evening Book Group Leona Blackbird leonab@mindspring.com
Contact for book, date and time, and location

Evening Bridge Leona Blackbird leonab@mindspring.com Meets first Monday 7:00 PM.
Contact for location

Meet and Eat Group Ann Bjorklund 01birchgrove@q.com
Contact for location, date and time

Genealogy Carolyn Clarke cclarke@xmission.com
Contact for location, date and time

Read in PDF Format
2016 Branch By-laws
2016 Branch Policies


Wasatch Branch Meetings and Events

Meeting Schedule
Wasatch Branch Meetings 2019-2020
Regular meetings: Cottonwood Presbyterian Church
1580 E. Vine Street (6100 South)

Monday, September 10 – 6:30 p.m.  Traditional Fundraiser for AAUW  Legal Action Fund (LAF).   Salads, breads  & desserts provided by your board.  Program:  Kathryn Bond Stockton, University of Utah.

Saturday, August 17th 10:00-12:00 Summer Social:  Jointly sponsored by the Wasatch and Salt Lake City AAUW Branches; Laurie Hofmann’s home; 561 East Northmont Way.

Monday, September 9th 6:30, Traditional Fundraiser for AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF):  Salads, breads, dessert provided by your Board members.  Program.

Monday, October 14th 7:00, Program:  Peter Bromberg, Executive Director, Salt Lake City Public Library–“Palace of the People:  The Value of the Library in the 21st Century.”

Monday, November 4th, 6:00-9:00, Annual Fund Raiser for the AAUW Funds:  Passport to German, Austrian, and Slovenian Food and Wine.  Sheral Schowe, Wasatch Academy of Wine.  Wine tasting, delicious food.  Passport Fee:  $55 includes $20 donation to AAUW Funds.  Passport and fee MUST be received by October 28, 2019.  Not available at the door (Utah DABC regulation).  Holladay United Church of Christ, 2631 E. Murray-Holladay Road, Holladay, Utah.  All AAUW Salt Lake City Branch members and friends of AAUW are invited.

Saturday, December 14th 11:30 Holiday Luncheon:  Kimi’s Chop and Oyster House, 2155 Highland Drive, Sugarhouse.  Joint luncheon with Salt Lake City Branch.

Saturday, January 11th, Legislative Forum:  Refreshments 9:00; Forum 9:30.  Girl Scout Offices, 445 East 4500 South, Murray, Utah.  (Annual Co-Sponsors:  AAUW Wasatch Branch, AAUW Salt Lake City Branch and The League of Women Voters.)

Monday, February 10th, 7:00 Program:  Getting Older without Getting Old.”  Jill Duke, AARP.

Monday, March 9th 7:00 Program:  Chair Yoga with Micah Reiss; Business meeting to follow:  Presentation of Officer Candidates.

Tuesday, March 31st, 6:00 pm: Equal Pay Day–Joint event with AAUW Wasatch Branch and AAUW Salt Lake City Branch members.  Location TBA

Monday, April 13th 7:00 Program:  Jason Perry, Director of the Hinckley Institute and host of the KUED “Hinckley Report.”  Discussion of the role and goals of the Hinckley Institute, and “The Hinckley Report” program on KUED; April 2020 “headline” issues; and how the Hinckley Institute addresses issues of particular interest to women.  Sponsored by AAUW Wasatch Branch.  All AAUW of Salt Lake City Branch members are encouraged to attend this joint program:  Location:  Cottonwood Presbyterian Church, 1580 East Vine Street (6100 South).   8:00 Wasatch Branch Annual Business meeting and Election of Officers

Monday, May 11th 6:00:  Distinguished Woman of the Year Award Banquet.  Installation of Officers. Location TBA.

June 19 – 21:  Rocky Mountain Regional, Fort Collins, Colorado. 

June 2020:  AWE+SUM Stem Camp for 8th grade girls.  Sponsored by AAUW of Utah, and Wasatch Branch.