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2016-2017 Board Members

Peggy Long - President
Dana Bune - Past President
Mary Campanella - President Elect
Lynn Weatherill - Membership
Laura Jo Severson - Program Director
Diana Sibert - Corresponding Secretary
Ann Van Buskirk - Treasurer
Marcy Hahn - Director
Linnea Anderson - Director
Nancy Heacox - Recording Secretary

Now, more active than ever!

In 1995 founding member Pat Hansen brought together a group of San Juan Island women with a vision for a service organization focused on the needs of women. They formed a Soroptimist chapter in Friday Harbor, chartered May 11, 1996 with 44 members. We had a busy first year and haven’t stopped! Many charter members are still active today!


From September through June, meetings are held on the first four Wednesdays of the month from Noon to 1:00pm, at Key Bank, 95 2nd Street, in Friday Harbor. In July and August we meet on the first Wednesday only for our business meeting.

Community Involvement

Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor sponsors and supports a variety of community organizations, programs and events:

  • Our Annual St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza.
  • The Cancer Transportation Fund to aid cancer patients in transportation to the mainland for treatment.
  • The Live Your Dream Award for a community woman re-entering the work force.
  • Annual Violet Richardson Award to a young woman for her outstanding volunteer work for the community.
  • Annual Youth of Distinction Award to a Friday Harbor High School student.
  • Annual Making a Difference for Women – Ruby Award to exceptional women in the community.
  • Women's Emergency Fund available to those individuals in the community who need a quick helping hand where other funds are not accessible.
  • And much more…see Projects.

Beyond Friday Harbor

Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor members attend Area meetings, District Meetings, Region Conferences, Federation Conferences and International Conventions. Members also serve on Regional Committees.

As a member, you can apply to travel internationally under the Grant of Friendship program and are welcome to attend Soroptimist club meetings anywhere in the world!



 Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor
PO Box 2856
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
e-mail: sifridayharbor@soroptimist.net

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