GFS-USA National Board of Directors, 2016-2019

Lois Frankforter, GFS-USA President

Diocese of Connecticut

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Deb Buck, Vice-President

Diocese of New Jersey

My Girls Friendly Society journey started when I was asked by my minister to assist the former branch advisor at St. Mary’s GFS with leadership. I enjoyed read more…

Rowena Kemp, Chaplain

Diocese of Connecticut

Appointed by GFS USA President Delores Alleyne in the summer of 2013, the Rev. Rowena J. Kemp comes to GFS with an open heart and read more…

Margaret Nolde, Treasurer

Diocese of Los Angeles

The motto of Girls’ Friendly Society has become my “life verse”. The women and girls of GFS inspire me to do my best to live out the baptismal promises I made at read more…

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Julie Almont, Director at Large

Diocese of  Pennsylvania

Fifteen years ago, I attended a Sponsors Weekend of Retreat and Fellowship at Holiday House in Cape May, New Jersey. That weekend I discovered read more…

Jill Brezynski, Director at Large

Diocese of  New Jersey

Lydia Kugler, Director at Large

Diocese of New Jersey

Position Open, Secretary


Juanita Miller, Junior Delegate

Diocese of  Pennsylvania

Catherine Sopko, Youth Delegate

Diocese of  New Jersey

Past Presidents of GFS-USA:

  • Delores M. Alleyne (CT) 2013-2016
  • Llyn Carter (PA) 2010-2013
  • Lois Frankforter (CT) 2004-2010
  • Dorothy Orr (PA) 2001-2004
  • Patricia Bryant (NY) 1998-2001
  • Dorothy Orr (PA) 1992-1998
  • Constance Kilgour (MA) 1989-1992
  • Patricia Henderson (MA)  1986-1989
  • Martha Killefer (Los Angeles)1983-1986
  • Adele Ray (PA) 1980-1983