Executive Board

Jan Hanson, Past President

Jan Hanson, President

Jan Hanson served as NJSFWC President 2020-2022. She previously served as on the NJSFWC Board as First Vice President, Second Vice President, Third Vice President, Education CSP, Special State Project, International Affairs, Public Issues, and Headquarters Foundation Fund Chairman. She also served as a District Vice President.

She is currently President and Past President of the Woman's Club of Merchantville and has served as President of the Ex-Presidents’ of the Garden District and Junior Ex Club. Jan is a charter member of the Central Valley Contemporary Club.

Jan also served on the NJSFWC Junior Membership Board for 8 years and is past president of the Merchantville Juniors. She has been a member of the federation for 33 years. She has been married for 40 years and has three adult children and one son-in-law.


Shirley Holly, President

Shirley Holly, First Vice President

Shirley has been a clubwoman for 29 years. She’s been President of the Dover Township JWC, Barnegat WC, Junior Ex Club , GFWC Past Directors Club, GFWC Marta’s Cruising Juniors and served as Advisor to the Jersey Juniorettes for five years.

A member of the NJSFWC Board of Directors since 2002, Shirley began as Junior Membership Representative to the Board, followed by Director of Junior Clubs, Historian, Day of Service & Public Issues Chairman, Third Vice President,  Second Vice President, First Vice President, and is currently serving as President-Elect.

Shirley was a 13 year Girl Scout leader. She volunteers for Emmanuel Cancer Foundation and is a puppy raiser for Canine Companions for Independence. Shirley works as a Media Specialist for Brackman Middle School. She has been married to Bob for 33 years and has four children.


Barbara McCloskey, President-Elect

Barbara McCloskey, Second Vice President

Barbara McCloskey, Second Vice President, has served on the NJSFWC Board of Trustees as Communications Chairman, Webmaster, Highlands District Vice President, NJSFWC Third Vice President, State Membership Chairman, and NJSFWC Second Vice President.

Barbara has been a member of the Federation since 1987 and served on the NJSFWC Junior Membership Board as Conservation Chairman and Membership Liasion.  She is a member of the Woman’s Club of the Denville-Rockaway Area, where she served various terms as President.

She was employed for 18 years as the Membership & Outreach Manager for the Land Conservancy of New Jersey, where she coordinated one-day stewardship projects with corporate volunteers and managed their community garden.

She has been married for 40 years, has two grown children and one daughter-in-law.


Susan Chambers, Third Vice President

Susan Chambers, Third Vice President

Susan Chambers serves as NJSFWC Third Vice President 2020-2022. She has previously served on the NJSFWC Board as Palisades District Vice President and Special State Project Chairman.

She is currently Vice President of the Book and Needle Woman’s Club of Oradell, having served as their President, Recording Secretary and Chairman of Communications, Special State Project, and Boatsie’s Boxes. She is a member of the Palisades Past Presidents, Ex Club, and Lilies. Susan has been a member of Federation for 16 years.

Susan was a trustee of the Oradell Public School Board of Education for six years and a Board member of the Oradell Arts and Business Coalition; she is also a lifetime Girl Scout member. She and her husband of 38 years have one grown daughter.

Joanne Mangels, 
Recording Secretary

Joanne Mangels,
Recording Secretary

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Ann Ribinsky Brown,
Corresponding Secretary

Linda Babeuf, 

Linda Babeuf

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Chris Burlew
Financial Secretary