Ebell Installs New Leaders

Ebell members at their annual installation luncheon (l-r) Maria Wohlmoth, Perry Maiorana, Laurie Schechter, Loyce Braun, Ginger Barnard, Geri Hurley, Helene Seifer, Lorraine Spector, Myrna Gintel and Suzanne Wilton. (Photo courtesy of the Ebell of Los Angeles Facebook page)

With portraits of the founding members in the background, new leaders of the Ebell of Los Angeles pose for photos at the club’s annual installation luncheon, held at the Lucerne Blvd. landmark on June 25. The following local leaders were installed at the luncheon, which concluded with live entertainment from soloist Orson Van Gay II and pianist Iris Malkin.

Newly Elected Officers 2018-2020
President Ginger Barnard
Vice President Janna Bodek Harris
Treasurer Perry Maiorana
Director of Development Lorraine Spector
Director of Governance Geri Hurley
Director of Membership Linda Myerson Dean
Director of Programs Laurie Schechter

Current Board Members Continuing To Serve 2017-2019
Recording Secretary Maria Wohlmuth
Director of Finance Joyce Davidson
Director of Historic Collections Suzanne Wilton
Director of House and Grounds Amy Vuckovich
Director of Publications Helene Seifer
Director of Public Relations Jane Gilman
Director of Rest Cottage Association Randi Jones
Director of Scholarship Judith Day

Retiring Board Members
President Loyce Braun
Vice President Jane Martin
Director of Development Myrna Robin Gintel

Elected Nominating Committee
Janis Barquist
June Bilgore
Laura Foti Cohen
Kay Lachter
Caroline Moser
Madelyn Murray
Cathy Roe
Donna Russell
Amy Sinclair

The Ebell of Los Angeles is a philanthropic organization founded by women, for women, in 1894. Originally created for education, art and equality during a time of limited opportunities, the Ebell remains strong today. The club supports dozens of non-profits and scholarships, in addition to hosting special events, live music, dinners and community forums. The motto, “I will find a way, or make one” aligns with its core mission to encourage the educational, cultural and social growth of the diverse Los Angeles community. The club is open to everyone.  For inquiries about membership, special events and our theatre please email Andrew@EbellofLosAngeles.com

About Patricia Lombard

Patricia Lombard is the co-editor and publisher of the Larchmont Buzz. Patty lives with her family in Fremont Place. She has been active in neighborhood issues since moving here in 1989. Her pictorial history, "Larchmont" for Arcadia Press is available at Chevalier's Books.

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