General Federation of Women's Clubs New Hampshire

Organizational Structure

GFWC is International

GFWCGFWC is a community service organization with many levels of leadership and membership. The Executive Committee, led by the GFWC International President, represents GFWC members on a national scale. Each elected Executive Committee member serves a two-year term in her position and is then eligible to run for the next highest office. The exceptions are the Director of Junior Clubs and Parliamentarian, who are appointed by the President. During her administration, the GFWC International President lives at GFWC Headquarters in Washington D.C.

GFWC consists of 8 regions

GFWC-NEGFWC Great Lakes Region; GFWC Middle Atlantic Region; GFWC Mississippi Valley Region; GFWC New England Region; GFWC South Central Region; GFWC Southeastern Region; GFWC Southern Region; GFWC Western States Region
Each region holds an annual conference in the fall, separate from the GFWC Annual Convention. There is an election of officers for each region every two years. 

New Hampshire is a member of the GFWC New England Region, along with Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

State Level

GFWC-NHGFWC has members in each of the 50 states. State Federations host individual conferences each spring. County and district levels are contained within the state level. These two Federation categories vary from state to state; some states choose not to have county and district levels, whereas other states contain multiple counties and districts. New Hampshire has a District Level of Leadership.

Local Level

GFWC is comprised of nearly 3,000 local clubs. Each club elects officers and works independently on various projects in their community. New Hampshire has 22 local clubs.

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