Marlborough’s Sheila Shea elected GFWC first vice-president
Marlborough – The General Federation of Women’s Clubs has announced that Sheila Shea, an active community leader and Marlborough resident, will serve as its first vice-president for the 2012-2014 Administration. In this role, she will act as the liaison between the 50 state federations and the international organization, assisting them in coordinating efforts at the state, national, and international levels.
A dedicated GFWC member for nearly 40 years, Shea has held numerous leadership positions at the local, state, regional, and national levels within the organization. In her 18 years of service on the GFWC Board of Directors, she has served as second vice-president, recording secretary, treasurer, leadership chairman, aide to the director of junior clubs, and on multiple committees. On the state level, Shea served as GFWC Massachusetts State President and Director of Junior Clubs.
“Sheila’s vision, coupled with her leadership skills and passion for volunteerism, more than qualify her as our first vice-president,” said GFWC International President Mary Ellen Laister. “She plays a vital role in guiding our State Federations and assisting GFWC in fulfilling its service and growth goals.”
An active Marlborough resident, Shea has served as president of the Jaworek Home and School Association, treasurer of Marlborough High School All Sports Booster Club, secretary of the Marlborough Youth Soccer Association, and as a member of the Marlborough Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors.
Shea is currently employed as a grants/finance manager for Marlborough Public Schools and holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
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