2021 Board Elections

The nominee’s pictures and profiles are below. Read through to familiarize yourselves with the names. The ballot is after. Please vote by choosing yes or no per board position. Voting will continue throughout April, ending on April 30th.

Linda Garceau is seeking her second one-year term as President. She has previously served NWS as treasurer and 1VP. Linda relocated back to Avon Lake from Johnson City, TN. She is active in Book Club, Movies and Munchies, Garden club, Investment Club, Gourmet Gals, Gadget Gals, Couples Gourmet, Volunteers, and Bridge.

Claire joined the New Westsiders in 2017 after she retired as the
Assistant Director of the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission. Claire has been very active in the NWS, serving as Secretary for two (2) years and 1 st Vice-President for the past year. She was Chair of the Book Club until last fall when she decided to work part-time at Heinen’s grocery store and was a member of the Branding and Imaging Subcommittee.

Diane is seeking her first one-year term as 2nd VP of Welcoming. Diane joined NWS after her retirement from the Cleveland Clinic right before Covid hit. She is active in Breakfast Club, Gourmet Gals, Lunch Bunch, Happy Hour, Make N’ Take, Volunteer Group, Walk N’ Talk, Hand and Foot, and Mahjong

Marlene Meffe is seeking the office of Treasurer of New Westsiders. She came to NE Ohio in 2016 from Greensburg, PA to be closer to her daughter and family. In NWS, she has enjoyed Couples Gourmet, Gourmet Gals, Book Club, Investment Club, and Bridge.

Pat Casgar is seeking her second one-year term as Secretary. She joined NWS in Dec of 2019 after a move from Maryland. Pat is active in Book Club, Discover, Lunch Bunch, Travel club, Volunteer, Investment Club, and Bridge. She also served on the Branding and Imaging Committee.