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A whole-hearted THANK YOU to our leaders for everything you do for Soroptimist, and for the women and girls we serve! We appreciate YOU!


2018-2019 Board of Directors

Elizabeth Di Geronimo

Tina Wei-Kang Pan

Patricia McCay

Julieta Armendariz de Lopez

Jane Carol Azevedo

Penny Babb

Ohran Choe

Robin Davis

Bonnie Domonchuk

Minda Garcia

Margo Hartman

Hisako Mishima

Sherry Pearson

Toshiko Ryomoto

Michiko Shoji


2019-2020 Board of Directors

Tina Wei-Kang Pan 

Penny Babb

Kazuko Morita

Jane Carol Azevedo

Ohran Choe

Robin Davis

Jackie DeMartini

Taeko Endo

Elizabeth Jane “BJ” Gallagher

Margo Hartman

Clara Luces

Patricia McCay

Hisako Mishima

Myra Paz Valderrosa-Abubakar 


2018-2019 Fundraising Council

Lee Ann Cochran, Chair

Kelly Fogarty

Dona Gaddis Wolf

Susan Gilbey

Tracy Scala


2019-2020 Fundraising Council

Lee Ann Cochran, Chair

Dona Gaddis Wolf

Susan Gilbey

Kathy Meyer

Sachie Okada



2018-2020 Region Governors

America del Sur Region
Maria Odette Nassif Do Val

Brazil Region
Sonia Maria do Silva Loyola

Camino Real Region
Ana Marie LeNoue

Central East Coast Region
Deborah Mackes

Desert Coast Region
Laurel Lanham

Eastern Canada Region
Tanna Edwards

Founder Region
Sylvia Crafton

Golden West Region
Lori Reed

Japan Chuo Region
Teruko Miyawaki

Sadly, we lost Teruko in June. Our thoughts are with her family and Soroptimist friends.

Japan Higashi Region
Yoko Ishimoto

Japan Kita Region
Chihiro Kon

Japan Minami Region
Sachiko Suzuki

Japan Nishi Region
Taka Kobayashi

Korea Region
Jungmi Lim

Mexico/Centroamerica Region
Sandra Kieswetter De Halkema

Midwestern Region
Kristine Armstrong

North Atlantic Region
Peggy Gentile-Van Meter

North Central Region
Lexi Isaacson

Northeastern Region
Ruby Mercado

Northwestern Region
Marti Crook

Philippines Region
Lydia Co

Rocky Mountain Region
Rita Offrett

Sierra Nevada Region
Lane Parks

Sierra Pacific Region
Gail Dekreon

South Central Region
Jennifer Reeves

Southern Region
Caroline Williams

Taiwan Region (2018-2019)
Lin-Mei Shen-Tan

Taiwan Region (2019-2020)
Queena (Su-Ching) Chang

Western Canada Region
Melanie Kenny

SIA Board Directed Northern Philippines Region
Jeselette Desamero, Provisional Governor


Thank you to SIA's outgoing leaders!

We’ve created a special Tumblr and invite you to leave a congratulatory message for outgoing leadership. Or share a picture you have with one of these dedicated leaders from your region conference, a region visit, convention or just having fun!


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