Federation - Virginia Federation of Republican Women
The Purpose of the Federation is to promote the cause of good, sound, responsible government through the efforts and good works of knowledgeable and capable women in politics. Sound government should provide for all citizens the possibility for improvement in their lives through effective education or training and the chance to pursue happiness in a working and stable economy regardless of background, ethnicity or religion.
Ellen Nau (VFRW President) is Past Chairman of the Chesterfield Republican Committee and past member of the Fairfax County Republican Committee (FCRC).
Ellen has over thirty-five years of service to VFRW including: VFRW 1st and 2nd Vice President; 3rd District Representative; National Legislation Chair; and Past President of Huguenot Republican Women’s Club. With a B.S. degree in Education, Spanish and History and a M.A. degree in History, Ellen has worked in a variety of professions including teaching, research, International Trade and as a Program Coordinator for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
In addition, she has served an eight-year term on the Radford University Board of Visitors, and is the State Representative for the Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors.
She looks forward to continuing her work supporting the principles and candidates of the Republican Party, the enumeration of specific objectives to obtain stated VFRW goals, increasing VFRW member participation in the organization’s activities, expanding VFRW communication programs, and reviewing existing organizational activities as the VFRW enters its 63rd year. Ellen is a Virginia Delegate to the 2016 National Republican Convention.
|NFRW President Carrie Almond installs Ellen as
VFRW President at the 2016 Convention.
|Rosie the Bus - Left to right - Ellen Nau VFRW President, Carrie Almond NFRW President,
and Laura Morris, VFRW Protocol Chair
Immediate Past President
Linda Bartlett – 11th District
ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS – VFRW SUE HUGHES
ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - NFRW MARIE QUINN
AMERICANISM - CHARDON JENKS
Campaign Hours - SUE HUGHES
Caring for America/Community Service MARY ELLEN DOLAN ODER
CHAPLAIN - JUANITA BALENGER
CONVENTION- CO-CHAIR – 2017 ROXANNE LANE CHRISTLEY
CONVENTION - CO-CHAIR – 2017 DOLORES M. SWITZER
HOMELAND SECURITY - CHER McCOY
HUMAN TRAFFICKING/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT - Lynn Hamilton
LEGAL COUNSEL - PAULA M. POTOCZAK, Esq.
LEGISLATIVE ADVISOR - HOUSE KATHY BYRON
LEGISLATIVE ADVISOR - HOUSE ROXANN ROBINSON
LEGISLATIVE ADVISOR – SENATE JILL HOLTZMAN VOGEL, Esq.
LEGISLATIVE DAY 2017 – CHAIR JEAN M GANNON
LEGISLATIVE DAY 2017 – CO-CHAIR SANDY PETTENGILL
LITERACY/MAMIE EISENHOWER LIBRARY PROJECT SHEILA NOLL
POLITICAL SCHOLARSHIP CHAIR MELISSA BEAUDOIN
PROTOCOL CHAIR LAURA MORRIS
REGENTS REPRESENTTIVES (NFRW & VFRW) MIKI MILLER
WOMEN IN BUSINESS NANCY RUSSELL
WOMEN’S CANDIDATE RECRUITMENT Patricia Martell
WOMEN’S HEALTH Patricia Cowan