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Newsletter Volume 11 Number 1 Fall 2003


UCSB Alumna Speaks Out for Women

ois Phillips, Ph.D., Gevirtz Lois was the founding executive director
Graduate School of Education of Antioch University Santa Barbara
alumna, will speak at the where she worked until 1988. She also
Professional Women’s Association fall provides training in presentation skills to
luncheon at noon on November 20 at the UCSB personnel through the UCSB HR
Faculty Club. Her motivational talk will department as well as to executives in
focus on gender differences in public public and private sector organizations.
speaking. Phillips co-authored a new She has produced and moderated two
book with Anita Perez Ferguson (Luz television programs about women’s roles
Publications, 2004), Women Seen and and recently moderated “Dialogues” with
Heard: Lessons Learned from Successful George Eskin on KCLU, a public radio
Speakers. A book-signing will take place talk show addressing critical social and
after the presentation. The book is also business issues.
available at the UCSB Bookstore.

A Message from the Co-Presidents

ON BEHALF of the PWA Steering committee UCSB women receive the recognition our fall luncheon speaker, Lois Phillips,
we would like to give a warm welcome to they deserve. for November 20. Her motivational talk
our new members and a sincere thanks to will be on gender differences in public
our returning members. With the academic Co-Vice Presidents Lupé Navarro-Garcia speaking. This will be a great opportunity
year well underway, we hope all of our and Kim Parent have begun working on to network with women from across
members are finding professional and the 2004 PWA professional development campus as well as to get some public
personal success. We will continue to conference. They have been joined by speaking tips.
support our members through this year’s some very enthusiastic women who will
programs and through our recognition help shape a great conference experience. This year our Steering Committee is also
of women’s contributions to the campus. Once again, PWA will offer a full-day blessed with an energetic Community
As the campus faces a difficult budget conference. This is a great, low-cost Service chair, Barbara Byrge. In her first
reality, PWA will strive diligently to professional development opportunity. If few weeks as the chair of this committee,
provide professional development you are interested in helping or have ideas she worked closely with the Associated
opportunities that are free and low cost so for workshops or speakers, please contact Students Community Affairs Board
that our members can continue to gain in Lupé ( or and took our backpack project to new
professional skills. Kim ( heights. Thanks to all of you, our generous
members, and to Barbara’s and CAB’s
Your PWA has begun an exciting year Program chairs Michele Crawford and efforts, the PWA was able to increase our
of programming and wants to continue Kathy Davis started the year with a donations from 70 to 215 backpacks for
to partner with each of you in making great kick-off event. This event was needy children at local schools. Please
the organization successful and keeping held on Thursday, October 16 and saw look for information on the upcoming
women’s issues and needs in the forefront the UCen State Street room transformed Holiday Party for Isla Vista Elementary
of campus thought. You are an essential into a fiesta, replete with great food and School children. If you’d like to help
partner in this effort, and one way that you wonderful prizes. We welcomed nearly 60 with this event which puts happy smiles
can help is to invite a friend or co-worker women to the event. These two energetic on beautiful little faces, please contact
to attend a PWA event this year. women also organized a brown bag lunch Barbara at extension 4344.
on October 29, entitled “Pass the Word-
Let us introduce your hard working and Early Detection Saves Lives,” featuring Our membership chairs, Phyllis Gibson
dedicated Steering Committee. This great Diane Young-Pornish from the Breast and Sarah Dillingham, have returned this
group of women is interested in helping Resource Center. They have secured year to continue doing a great job. They
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 works hard at helping us to get the word have known about PWA. We want to
work hard processing memberships and out to all of you. A special thanks to Sue continue to provide great networking
maintaining our listserv in order to keep Kadner for maintaining and improving the opportunities for all the women on campus
all of you informed. PWA Website. We are using the Website and to support the continued professional
a great deal more and posting events and development of as many women as we
Kudos go out to our PWA Secretary,
information we believe will be of interest can. Please join us at the upcoming fall
Mary Rae Staton, who has been an
to you. Be sure to check it out! quarter events and look for more in winter
important part of helping us to succeed.
and spring.
She diligently records our minutes and And last, but certainly not least, thanks to
helps us remember all the things that we our two past presidents, Lisa Oshins and
want to get accomplished. Also, thanks to Carol Wilmoth. We are truly appreciative
our parliamentarian, Candace Stevenson, of their guidance and dedication to PWA.
for keeping our meetings on track. We
have a new treasurer, Mary Lum, who We have been excited to see some of
has just joined the steering committee to the younger professionals on campus
keep the books in order. Brenda Reheem, get involved with PWA and hope to see
our Graphics Queen, keeps us looking this trend continue. You all can help
good by designing and creating all of our by bringing women to events who may
flyers, brochures, and newsletters. She be newer to campus or who may not Cecelia Becerra and Carolyn Buford

Highlight on the 17th Annual Governor’s Conference

THE UCSB PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION that can impact the lives of those around and empowering themselves for the future,
was represented this year at the California them. In addition, she encouraged all women is powerful. This conference was organized
Governor’s Conference for Women held to live “a mindful life” so that you may “live in a way which treated the mind to new and
in Long Beach in October. The 2003 wisely and love well.” In addition, Governor challenging content, and pushed you to think
Governor’s Conference, hosted by Governor Gray Davis brought words of wisdom and of the ways you want to impact the world.”
Gray Davis and his wife, Sharon, provided insight to the non-partisan event throughout —Kim Parent, PWA Co-Vice President.
California women of different professions, the day which inspired women of all ages
generations and backgrounds the opportunity to continue working to make a difference Next year’s California Governor’s
to share knowledge, experiences and in their communities. Governor Davis and Conference for Women has been set for
perspectives. First Lady Sharon Davis quoted Einstein Wednesday, October 24, 2003 in Long
by saying, “In the middle of difficulty is Beach. For more information, access the web
The seventeenth annual conference included opportunity” which expressed their hope for site at
twenty seminars addressing an array of the future of the state of California. —Kim Parent
topics in the areas of health and wellness,
leadership, your career, making a difference, A highlight of the conference was when Do More…with Life!
a personal perspective, finances and life Governor Gray Davis and First Lady Sharon PWA Member, Ginny Johns, recently attended
planning, and youth leadership. The daylong Davis awarded six Opportunity Scholarships a soroptimist district workshop at which she
conference featured such notable keynote to young women in the fields of business, heard these inspiring words:
speakers as Dr. Julie L. Gerberding, the education, health and human services, Do more than...
Director of the Centers for Disease Control nursing, public service and law enforcement, Do more than exist – LIVE!
and Prevention, who spoke eloquently about and science and technology. The $5,000 Do more than hear – LISTEN!
the status of health in our nation and the role awards are designed to help women pay for Do more than agree – COOPERATE!
we all have in prevention and encouraged their education in order to pursue careers. Do more than talk – COMMUNICATE!
all women to “find the time to protect her Since the scholarship program was launched Do more than spend – INVEST!
health” by making small but significant Do more than think – CREATE!
in 1993, more than $230,000 has been
Do more than work – EXCEL!
changes in their lives; and Ashleigh Banfield, awarded to female students in California. Do more than share – GIVE!
NBC News national and international As a surprise, the Hyundai Corporation, Do more than consider – COMMIT!
correspondent who covered breaking stories a conference sponsor, awarded one lucky Do more than forgive – FORGET!
including the war in Afghanistan and the Opportunity Scholarship winner a new car Do more than help – SERVE!
conflict in Israel. During the luncheon, the to further support her as she continued her Do more than see – PERCEIVE!
audience was treated to an address by Jamie education. Do more than read – APPLY!
Lee Curtis who is not only an award winning Do more than receive – RECIPROCATE!
actress, but also a best-selling children’s “The Conference was a very unique Do more than advise – HELP!
author and avid activist. Ms. Curtis brought opportunity to be surrounded by 9,000 Do more than encourage – INSPIRE!
both a fresh perspective to women’s issues in women from all areas of business, education, Do more than change – IMPROVE!
California, and a funny, honest look at how health care, and public service. The Do more than reach – STRETCH!
opportunity to step outside of our every Do more than grow – BLOOM! And
women make a difference in the world, treat
day world and interact with others who are Do more than dream – DO!
their changing bodies, and make decisions —Harvey Mackay
pursuing the same goal, the goal of learning
2003 PWA Backpack Drive: Setting New Standards
This year we reached out to 5 different
schools and organizations throughout Santa
Barbara and Goleta. By increasing the
number of schools we were involved with,
we were able to make sure the students
who received donations were the ones who
THE PWA BACKPACK DRIVE was an over- needed them the most. We delivered 30
whelming success. With the help of the filled backpacks to Our Lady of Guadalupe
UCSB Community Affairs Board, the in North County, 30 to St. Vincent’s in
generosity of our members, and the entire South County, 25 to IV Elementary for Pre-
community we delivered backpacks filled School students, 30 to IV Youth Projects,
and 100 backpacks to the children at La sponsors throughout the year so we can get
with school supplies to over 215 students in
Cumbre Middle School. At the end of the enough donations to offer school supplies
need. This is more than triple our last year’s
to all local children who need them. With
figure of 70 backpacks, and we are ecstatic
state budget cuts decreasing the amount of
to have reached so many children in our
money allocated to each classroom, PWA
believes our project has made an important
PWA and CAB started collecting backpacks contribution to our community. The project
in summer and delivered them for the be- was rewarding for the students as well as
ginning of fall quarter 2003. Each child re- all those involved. PWA is proud of our
ceived a backpack that was chock full with accomplishment, and would like to thank
supplies to help them in school including James To of the Community Affairs Board,
markers, crayons, rulers, paper, pens, pen- Kevin Regan, Barbara Byrge, and the many
cils, books, binders, glue, tape, and more. campus departments who got involved
Each backpack was filled with care, and we drive, we were still excepting gifts from as well as those who donated their time
made each package age appropriate so that some local corporations such as Linens & to stuff and deliver the backpacks. If you
the kindergarteners got the backpacks that Things and Tom’s Group. We also received would like to get involved in next year’s
were brightly colored with cartoon charac- a private donation of $500 that helped us backpack drive email the PWA or Barbara
ters, and the junior high school students got purchase an additional 50 backpacks to be Byrge at Thanks again
calculators and protractors. stuffed for the kindergarteners. We hope to to all our friends in the community!
continue reaching out to local and corporate —Barbara Byrge

Fall Kick-Off Spices Up Attendees’ Day

October 16th was a great success. Newly
elected officers and committee chairs were
introduced and presentations were made
to update everyone on PWA’s vision for
the coming year and upcoming events,
such as the annual Fall Luncheon at the
Faculty Club, an Arts & Lectures event,
and future brown bag presentations. Over
60 attendees enjoyed the Mexican Finger
Food Buffet provided by UCen Catering,
a mixer game that facilitated meeting
new women, and of course, lots of great
raffle prizes were given away. Thanks to
everyone who helped make this year’s
Kick-Off a wonderful time for all.

When Generations Collide:
Who They Are, Why They Clash.
How to Solve the Generational Puzzle at Work
PERSONALLY SPEAKING, balance is that obvious impossibility. Consequently, our missing a day. The implementation and
frequently elusive state where I am expectations are raised when in reality we enforcement of rigid workplace standards
satisfied with the amount of time and are lucky to be just some of what we can was at their initiation. “We start at 8:00
energy I have devoted to competing be. As you will soon learn, balance also a.m. not 8:03 a.m.!” However, at the end
priorities. I don’t achieve it very often; but means something different to each of the of the day they are frequently the ones still
I am a Baby Boomer, and reliable sources generations. working after 5:00 p.m. This generation
claim we are pretty hard on ourselves. maneuvers between an endless list of
Recently I was interested to find out that What follows are brief synopses from this priorities: career advancement, household
the definition of balance changes across book highlighting the unique viewpoints tasks, raising kids, assisting aging parents,
the generations. of each generation. Certainly there may and complex family relationships of “exes
be some overlap in these categories, and steps.” No wonder tiredness, stress,
Currently we may have up to four and you may disagree with some of the high blood pressure, and a host of other
generations working in the same office. statements. Hopefully, you will gain some ailments plagues them. According to this
This is especially true for those of us who new insights to build stronger working book, however, as they reach middle
employ students. Many books have been relationships and energize teamwork. age they are becoming introspective and
written on this subject and one particular questioning in their search for meaning.
book, When Generations Collide, explores Traditionalists are known as a loyal
generation, and they succeeded by forming This shift enables them to finally take
the different expectations, attitudes, and those hard-earned vacations and attend to
issues each group brings to the workplace. partnerships with large institutions to
get things done. They have worked the various needs of their families without
The authors, Baby Boomer Lynne C. fear of jeopardizing their careers.
Lancaster and Generation Xer David long and hard to achieve their success.
Stillman, state that one of their goals in Their management style is based on the Generation Xers are a freedom-loving
writing this book is an attempt to diffuse military chain of command—show up group who hate to be micromanaged.
some of the resentment that may arise when told to and do the assigned work Most have had a complex childhood and,
with this diversity of generations. My without complaint or question. They have therefore, are extremely resourceful and
goal is to share some of their insights and been heard to say “There’s a reason we independent. However, they exhibit a lot
reassure you the different generations are keep business hours—that’s when we of skepticism and distrust the durability
not attempting to drive you crazy with do business!” Now, however, according of institutional and personal relationships.
their approach to work; they just have to these authors, as this generation When confronted with rigid work
different frameworks. There are very approaches retirement they feel able to schedules, they are likely to say “Why
solid and logical reasons to explain why ask their employers for balance based on does it matter when I come and go, as
each generation thinks and acts the way the stability they have achieved. Perhaps long as I get the work done?” It may be
they do. Many people believe that the they have been able to defer this request challenging for employers to work with
different generations will become more because of the relaxed and family-friendly these emerging strengths and weaknesses,
alike with age. These authors argue that atmosphere of their communities in but these are our next generation of
this will not happen because we do not the 40s, 50s, and 60s. This gave them a managers and leaders who will shape our
hold in common our life experiences and semblance of balance when you look at future. Asking for vacations, time to spend
cultural touchstones. The four generations their whole experience. with family, and shorter work hours is
are identified as the Traditionalists (born not a problem for them. They are seeking
Next we have my favorite group, the
1900-1945), Baby Boomers (1946- balance now, not when they are sixty-five.
Baby Boomers. They are defined by a
1964), Generation Xers (1965-1980), and The earlier boom economy made this an
competitive and optimistic outlook on
Millennials (1981-1999). achievable goal; and, fortunately, their
life, and they feel a deep identification
with who they are and what they achieve boldness in achieving balance has been a
In recent years, achieving a balanced catalyst for all of us.
life has become a hot issue and a hard at work. Does this sound like many of
sought goal. However, the first question your colleagues? Workaholism became Millennials are the most over-programmed
needing an answer on this subject is a badge of honor for a lot of Boomers generation ever, partly because of the
“What is balance to me?” The next who were trying to stand out from the competitive pressure to beat out the other
question is “What is balance to my crowd and competing for the same jobs. seventy-six million Millennials to get
coworkers?” Today’s media implies that They view daily leadership opportunities into the best schools. They are used to
balance means everyone is supposed to do as effective ways to boost their career; being busy, and they tend to do better with
everything and be good at everything—an therefore, they fear the consequences of

CONTINUED FROM PAGE 4 to this point, their potential for success is challenge to incorporate this diversity of
extremely high. perspectives into your work environment,
work schedules that allow them to juggle
many activities. Their challenge will be but the authors see this as a win-win
You can see from this very brief overview
overcoming the mind-frame that work situation. You will be more effective in
how each generation approaches their
is just one of many important activities recruiting, motivating, and managing
career, employer, and family with different
rather than top priority. Empowerment, your team of workers by using the tools
expectations and needs. Whether you are
collaboration, and contribution are their they provide. Productivity will increase,
a faculty member, department manager,
strengths since they have always been and your colleagues will appreciate your
supervisor, or staff employee, I hope you
part of the day-to-day negotiation of understanding. You may even be the
see these differences strengthening your
their home lives. Progressive employers recipient of a “Most Outstanding Boss”
office and our institution. If your motto
will capitalize on this strength as they award.
has been “We’ve always done it this —Candace Stevenson
restructure during downsizing. Time is way!” our current budget crisis provides
also a big issue for this generation and an excellent opportunity for you to solicit
flexible hours are extremely important ideas from your multi-generational staff
to them. The authors acknowledge that about how to work smarter and more
this group is largely untested in the efficiently while accommodating their
workforce; but given their experiences up need for healthy balance. It may be a real

Holiday Stress
IF I CAN MAKE IT THROUGH the winter before charging on your credit card. Rather Tip #5
season without hearing Alvin & the than purchasing random items put some time Decide in advance where you will spend the
Chipmunks sing “Christmas, Christmas,” and thought into finding unique or thoughtful holidays. Once you have made your deci-
it is a good year for me. We each have item(s). You may not be able to afford some- sion, be firm on your plans and do not feel
stories or memories of the holidays that thing for everyone, but you can spend some guilty about it. My holiday cards are sent
either evolve laughter and joy, or at the time sending a card of appreciation for the role early and usually include my plans, “We are
other end of the spectrum, emit stress they play in your life. staying home this year and will miss you
and anxiety. Finding quiet time with your or we are looking forward to our visit.” By
Tip #3
loved ones and quiet time for yourself are letting them know in advance, it frees me up
Remember loved ones who have passed. The
key elements to navigating the holiday from having to explain where I will be and
first holidays without loved ones present are
season. I found that if I put some time why.
the hardest. Sometimes keeping them close and
and energy into prioritizing what was sharing fond memories of them with others Tip #6
important to me, I could work to create helps and other times, changing the environ- Prioritize yourself and find some quiet time.
a holiday season that was manageable ment and routine to create new memories In the frenzy to be everywhere and see
and full of the joy we hear in all of those can help. Know that you will be sad and give everyone, don’t forget the time for solitude
holiday songs. Here are some things to yourself the time and space to determine what and reflection.
consider when planning for the holiday is best for you. Often doing something that will Tip #7
season. allow you to honor their memory can address Plan time to prepare and recover. Every
Tip #1 your sense of loss. year I make a note to myself to take a break,
Map out your calendar for the season. Con- Tip #4 not just before the holidays to prepare, but
sider friends’ and office events and annual What do the holidays mean to you and how afterwards to recover. Usually, I take time off
parties, cultural or religious traditions/events can you put those values into practice? The before the holiday to shop, bake and prepare.
and if you have children and extended family, holidays are filled with tradition and his- When the holiday is over, tired and exhaust-
include their key events and visits. Remember tory. Sometimes we can get so caught up in ed, I try to resume my regular routine. Give
that you are one person and decide in ad- the festivities and the drama of the holidays yourself transition time.
vance, what fits your schedule, energy, budget that we forget the reason for the celebration. Tip #8
and time constraints. The key word is celebration. I can remember Everything does not need to be perfect.
Tip #2 spending 6 cold hours standing in the Toys for Sometimes we create our own stress by the
Set goals and put limits on gift giving. Finan- Tots line with a neighbor so that his younger high expectations we set for ourselves. The
cial stress peaks this time of the year. When siblings could have gifts. I learned a lot from decorations have to be just so or we have to
you see holiday displays in the stores starting that young man about family and sacrifice. I bake Great Great Aunt Sophie’s pastry recipe
as early as July, the financial pressure can gave not of my checkbook, but of my time, so from the old country. Sometimes you have
start before you begin shopping. Be selec- that others could have reason to celebrate and it to just let go of the details and focus on the
tive in what you purchase. Try to not extend reinforced for me the need to keep the holidays bigger picture—celebrating life with those
the holidays into New Year debt; think twice in perspective. you love.
—Lupe Navarro-Garcia

Time to Curl Up with a Good Book (and a Cookie)
THE PWA BOOK GROUP meets on the first Twice a year, we do something fun at our Members are also kept posted by e-mail of
Thursday of each month in one of the meetings: During the December meeting, the latest developments in the literary world,
University Center (UCen) meeting rooms. we do a cookie exchange for the holidays. such as Booker and Nobel prize winners, as
We meet from noon to 1:00 p.m. and Bring some cookies to share, and take home well as lists of best-selling books on other
encourage everyone to bring their lunch and a wonderful assortment of different cookies, college campuses in the country.
eat while the meeting is going on. We read along with their recipes. (Well, sometimes
a book previously selected by the group as a they get home—a lot get eaten before the The book selection of
whole from ideas and suggestions presented day is over!) In June of each year we read the November 6 meeting
by the group. Sometimes we select books a book having to do with food. At that was The Piano Tuner,
for the next two or three months. The meeting we bring food that is described in by Daniel Mason. The
current selection is always offered by the the book. The first year we read Chocolat December 4 meeting is
UCSB Bookstore at 15% off the list price and each member brought something at noon in UCen Goleta
for the month preceding the meeting (unless chocolate to share and enjoy. My goodness, Valley room, and the
it’s already on bestseller status making it was that a popular meeting! The following book selection is A Brief
25% off). year, we read Ruth Reichl’s memoir (she’s History of the Flood, by
editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine) and Jean Harfenist, available
The group enjoys a far-ranging taste brought a variety of foods that she had now at the UCSB Bookstore. And don’t
in literature, from Harry Potter and mentioned. Our most recent food meeting forget to bring goodies for the cookie
Ian McEwan to Gayle Lynds and revolved around the novel Life of Pi. This exchange! Everyone is welcome—please
Anita Diamant. As a whole, the books rich novel begins in India, then moves to the come and join us.
geographically span the globe. Stories have Pacific Ocean. At that meeting we had some
been set in Ireland, India, Asia, France, Meetings in 2004 are scheduled as follows:
lovely choices of authentic Indian cuisine. January 29 (The first meeting of the year is
Chile, Africa, Germany, China, the Middle
East and all over the United States. There Since we all have wide and varied reading at a different time because of the holidays
has been no effort to restrict our reading tastes, we have also adopted the custom of and the start of Winter Quarter), March 4,
to fiction, but only ten of our choices were sharing different books with the group. A April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5,
non-fiction. Twenty-five of the authors were member may bring in one or more books September 2, October 7, November 4, and
men, while thirty-four have been women. that they have enjoyed and loan them to December 2.
—Tammy Streeter
another group member for the next month.

Toys, Tots, Treats and Tradition

PWA Hosts Annual Holiday Party
very low-income households. At Brandon
School most of the kindergarten age
visiting Isla Vista Elementary & Brandon
children qualified for free or reduced
Schools on December 11 to brighten the
lunches this year. The school staff indicates
lives of all of the kindergarten students
that the PWA gifts (suggested range was
there. This is the first year we will have
between $9 - $15) are the only gift, or will
two parties, and PWA is looking forward
be the major gift, that some of the children
to treating twice as many children in our
receive during the holiday season.
community as last year. The annual PWA
Holiday Party starts off with the school PWA members Cathe Hedrick and Phyllis
choir singing festive songs for the children, Gibson have been invaluable in helping
while donated cookies and juice boxes are all of the children will receive “goodie
put this together for many years. They find
distributed by the PWA elves, this year led bags” of teddy bears donated by the UCSB
it to be as rewarding to them as it is to the
by Barbara Byrge, the PWA Community bookstore and other holiday or school
children. The sight of the children hugging
Outreach Committee Chairperson. theme items, as they leave to return to their
Santa brings so much joy to the volunteers,
classrooms. Monetary donations for the
that they keep coming back to help,
Each of the children were given the chance purchase of these goodie bag items can
despite the fact that this is a complicated
to tell Santa their heart’s desire on wish be made until December 6, by contacting
endeavor and requires the combined efforts
lists they colored in November. The wish Barbara Byrge at
of many people and organizations. The
lists were distributed to PWA members
Isla Vista school recently reported to the PWA welcomes anyone who is interested
and many of their campus colleagues, who
PWA that 75-80% of their K-6 grade in attending the holiday party to contact
then purchased, wrapped and donated the
children’s families qualify for free or Barbara Byrge, at 893-
requested items. The PWA elves will help
reduced lunches, one of the state’s 4344
distribute each child’s individual gift and
indicators for determining poverty and —Barbara Byrge
2003–04 PWA Officers 2003-2004 PWA Standing
Carolyn Buford Lupe Navarro-Garcia Community Service
Office of Student Life Education Opportunity Program The goal of this committee is to promote • x8749 • x4550 volunteer opportunities by designing
Cecilia Becerra Kim Parent and sponsoring projects of service to our
Financial Aid Orientation Programs
campus and the community. • x3336 • x3858
SECRETARY: Barbara Byrge
Mary Rae Staton Instructional Reesources
Linguistics • x8910 x4344

TREASURER: Membership
Mary Lum This committee supports the growth of
College of Letters & Science PWA through active recruitment within • x2206
the UCSB community.
Candace Stevenson College of Letters & Science
Office of Student Life • x3480
Sarah Dillingham
PAST CO-PRESIDENTS: Graduate Division
Lisa Oshins
Office of Executive Vice Chancellor • x2785 x4656
Carol Wilmoth
Gevirtz Research Center Programs • x7905 The Programs Committee provides year-
round activities and events on topics
PWA Statement of Purpose Statement of Appreciation responsive to the member’s needs and
To develop awareness among faculty, interests. It researches possible activities
staff, and other campus constituencies of The PWA would like to thank the and coordinates with other campus
the contributions of women to the mission Affirmative Action Office for their constituents.
of UCSB. financial contributions and continued Co-Chairs:
support of the publication of the Michelle Crawford
To provide activities and support to other bi-annual PWA Newsletter. Office of Research
campus constituencies that contribute to
the advancement of women. x3787
To serve as a networking and Kathy Davis
Budget & Planning
communications channel among women
The PWA Membership Committee
employees at UCSB. x3389
co-chairs have been revising the
To provide a forum to influence decisions membership lists and labels. E-mail
on campus and community issues that reminders will be sent to you if your Publicity and Publications
affect women at UCSB. membership has expired. The members of the Publicity and
Publications Committee are responsible
for publicizing and informing members
Yes! I Would Like to Join the of PWA-sponsored events and activities.
UCSB Professional Women’s Association! Brenda Reheem
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Send To: PWA Treasurer, Mail Code 8627 x4568
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Make Plans for the
2004 PWA Annual Conference!
As a member of PWA, this conference is about YOU!
The conference planning committee would like your ideas, thoughts, and suggestions
to make this year’s conference fantastic.
Do you have an idea for:
•A Conference Theme;
•A Program; or
•A Keynote Speaker?
then just email your suggestions to
We look forward to making the 2004 PWA Conference
a great professional development opportunity for you!

N E W S L E T T E R 2003 – 04
We want to hear from you! Please let us know if you would like to see a particular topic or event covered in future newsletters. Any comments positive or negative
are welcome. Address all suggestions to Candace Stevenson at or Brenda Reheem at
Co-Editors: Barbara Bartolomé
Candace Stevenson and Brenda Reheem Barbara Byrge
Layout and Production: Cecelia Becerra
Brenda Reheem Carolyn Buford
Lupe Navarro-Garcia
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