Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter
The Fernley Republican Women’s 2018 officers were sworn in during their annual Christmas/Installation Dinner on Dec. 16 at The Golf Club at Fernley.
Third Judicial District Court Judge Leon Aberasturi administered the Oath of Office to the incoming officers.
The officers for 2018 are Lorrie Olson, President; MJ Dodson, 1st Vice President; Joy Connelly, 2nd Vice President; Peggy Gray, Secretary; and Kim Bussey-Paxton, Treasurer.
Approximately 60 guests were on hand to congratulate the new officers.
In addition, several members were recognized for their contributions during the past year.
Fernley Republican Women 2017 Awards
Lorrie Olson – Parliamentarian, By-Laws Chair, Ways & Means Co-Chair
Joy Connelly – Hospitality Co-Chair, Ways & Means Garage Sale
Judy Williams – Americanism
Mary Fimbres – Ways & Means Garage Sale
Peggy Gray – Acting Secretary, Achievement Chair, Campaign Chair, Legislation Chair, Literacy Chair, Budget Chair, Christmas/Installation Chair
Anita Trone – Publicity/Outreach Chair, Newsletter Chair, Leadership Chair, Nominations Chair, Audit Chair
Kim Bussey-Paxton – Treasurer
Terri Schlegel – Ways & Means Garage Sale Chair
Betty Mayne – Chaplain, Caring for America Chair, Armed Forces/Homeland Security Chair, Hospitality Chair, Opportunity Drawing Chair
Nancy Donohue – 2nd Vice President
Joy Hidek – Secretary
Julianne Colombe – Website/Facebook Chair, Ways & Means Co-Chair
Karen Smyser – Historian
Vida Keller – 1st Vice President, Fourth of July Co-Chair