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Civic Engagement and Outreach Community Service Program

Nancy GreenbergNancy Greenberg
GFWC - NH Civic Engagement Co-Chairman

Nancy grew up in the Mid-Hudson Valley, Walden, New York and met her husband Nate at SUNY College at New Paltz.  Their careers in education took them to Connecticut. . Nancy was invited to an Exeter Jrs' Membership event in May 1983, joined that evening and began her 38 years as a member of GFWC. Nancy held an array of offices including president of the Exeter Jrs, GFWC-NH Director of Jr Clubs 2006-08, President of GFWC-NH from 2010-12, GFWC-NH Membership Chairman 2014-18, GFWC-NH Chairman of Public Issues from 2012-20, GFWC Chairman of Civic Engagement and Outreach from 2020-22. And happily, returned to Civic Engagement in NH, with Co-chairman Carol Waters. She has always been interested in parliamentary procedure, passed the national membership exam and was a member of the NH White Mountain Parliamentary Unity for 5 years. She is a member of the Exeter Area GFWC Club, Hudson Women's Club, JAM Club.


Carol WatersCarol Waters
GFWC - NH Civic Engagement Co-Chairman

Carol Waters has been with the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC-NH ) since 1977 and she has been a past president of the Exeter Area GFWC  from 1983-85 and 1998-1999 and every other office in her club and all committees. She was GFWC NH JR Director 2004-2006 and was President of GFWC-NH from 2012-2014 .

She served on the GFWC-NH Junior Board from the 1980’s - 2015. After she was NH Junior Director Carol worked on the GFWC Membership committee with Deb Strahanoski as GFWC chairman. She was GFWC Chairman of Conservation of Natural Resources, worked on the GFWC Communications and Public Relations  Committee and the  GFWC Strategic Planning Committee. In 2011 she founded the Just a Membership club which is a GFWC NH Club who are interested in leadership and membership development. Carol has served as a Chairman for GFWC NH in all areas and special committees. Currently she is advisor to her local club President, CPR Chairman for GFWC NH and her local club. She is also CO-Chairman of her local club’s Membership Committee. Carol is on the GFWC New England Region Executive Board as Treasurer for 2020-2022. Carol says she has met some of her best friends through GFWC.


From the International GFWC Club Manual on Civic Engagement and Outreach

Civic Engagement and Outreach One-Page HandoutThe GFWC Civic Engagement and Outreach Community Service Program reminds GFWC members that each of us is a part of a larger society and is responsible for undertaking actions that will create a better quality of life and foster a sense of community—locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. GFWC will focus on addressing issues of public concern.