It Takes a Village.To Work for Women's Rights: Action Center Staff Profiles

By Condon, Hillary S. | National NOW Times, Fall 1999 | Go to article overview

It Takes a Village.To Work for Women's Rights: Action Center Staff Profiles


Condon, Hillary S., National NOW Times


Action Center Staff Profiles

NOW's Victory 2000 Campaign aims to elect 2,000 feminist candidates to all levels of political office by the end of the year 2000. Such an ambitious campaign requires the efforts of practically everyone at the National NOW Action Center, whether it's traveling to cities to recruit or campaign for feminist candidates in hot races or getting a mailing out to raise election funds. Get to know some of the people helping to increase our representation in government.

Linda Berg Political Director

Linda is responsible for coordinating all aspects of NOW's electoral program. She serves as staff liaison to NOW's Political Action Committees (PACs), coordinates political training, assists grassroots leadership with elections work and ensures that the NOW/PAC complies with all relevant campaign laws. Linda is currently focused on the Victory 2000 Campaign, recruiting feminist candidates for the crucial upcoming election. She has been a NOW activist for 15 years and has chaired the Montgomery County NOW (Md.) chapter's election committee for over a dozen years. Linda is an avid reader, a lawyer and the proud mother of three feminist daughters.

Sarah Martin, PAC Assistant, Field Organizer-Reproductive Rights

Sarah's PAC position consists of organizing, including fundraising events, for NOW's political efforts, documenting campaign finances and preparing reports for the Federal Election Commission. As a field organizer, she also works on reproductive rights issues, keeping NOW's activists informed on candidates' positions and current legislation. She began working for NOW in the fall of 1998 as the membership specialist and recently moved to the PAC. Sarah was born and raised in eastern Kentucky. Away from the office, she is active in the Capital City NOW chapter. Sarah is an avid runner and recently ran in her first marathon.

Tyla Druilhet, Web/LAN/ Computer Support Tyla is NOW's virtual field organizer. This includes updating the NOW/PAC web site for the elections, Internet outreach and web page development for NOW's action agenda. She helps keep NOW's LAN and web site running and also coordinates maintenance of Action Center computers. Tyla is originally from Louisiana. Her father was in the Air Force, so she grew up in various places in Europe and the United States. She attended the University of Southwestern Louisiana and now studies Computer Information Science at the University of Maryland. Tyla came to NOW to use her Internet and computer skills to help ensure that women's rights are a priority in the U.S. and the world. Johanna Ettin, Direct Mail Manager

Johanna coordinates the activities of the Direct Mail team, which sends out renewals and special requests for contributions, including NOW/PAC's recent, successful Victory 2000 appeal for monthly pledges of support. She helps use direct mail to increase NOW's membership and political support. Johanna was a NOW activist in North Carolina, joining in 1977 and serving in almost every office at her local chapter and state organization.

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Sign up now for a free, 1-day trial and receive full access to:

  • Questia's entire collection
  • Automatic bibliography creation
  • More helpful research tools like notes, citations, and highlights
  • Ad-free environment

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

It Takes a Village.To Work for Women's Rights: Action Center Staff Profiles
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.