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Past Presidents

PresidentClubTerm
Dorothy Heneker CumminsMontreal
1930 – 1932
Josephine DauphineeVancouver1932 – 1935
Mary MountHamilton1935 – 1937
Dr. Ellen Douglass
Winnipeg1937 – 1939
Margaret Clay
Victoria1939 – 1941
Margaret WherryMontreal1941 – 1944
Hilda HessonVictoria1944 – 1946
Margaret Hyndman, Q.C., O.C.Toronto
1946 – 1948
Ruth McGill, B.A., LLD., Q.C.
Regina
1948 – 1950
Allie AhernHalifax1950 – 1952
Margaret CampbellVancouver1952 – 1954
Hazel LaycockWinnipeg1954 – 1956
Maude (Cawsey) BaylayToronto1956 – 1958
Isabel MenziesMontreal1958 – 1960
Una MacLean EvansCalgary1960 – 1962
Elsie Gregory MacGillToronto1962 – 1964
Nazla DaneToronto1964 – 1966
Louise Card (Rey)Neepawa1966 – 1968
Margaret AshdownToronto1968 – 1970
Charlotte I. VanDineMontreal1970 – 1972
M. Elizabeth Aulin (Pryhitko)Kamloops1972 – 1974
Edna de SanctisSydney1974 – 1976
Helen VerdinEdmonton1976 – 1978
Nancy DicksonSt. James1978 – 1980
Dr. Geraldine FarmerEdmonton1980 – 1982
Lucy MilneMedicine Hat1982 – 1984
Margaret JacksonToronto1984 – 1986
Gertrude DemechaKamloops1986 – 1988
Beverley D. HoyVancouver1988 – 1990
Dr. Doris E. GuyattToronto1990 – 1992
Shirley WhiteCranbrook1992 – 1994
Sharon SelkirkSault Ste. Marie1994 – 1996
Marge DonovanPenticton1996 – 1998
Rachel ProulxSudbury1998 – 2000
Marg PronykThompson2000 – 2002
Jill WorobecPort Coquitlam2002 – 2004
Darla CampbellBrampton2004 – 2006
Fran DonaldsonTrenton and District
2006 – 2008
Sue Calhoun
Moncton
2008 – 2010
Doris HallLondon2010 – 2012
Cara CotéSaskatoon2012 – 2014
Colleen AllanSelkirk2014 – 2016
Jenny Gulamani-AbdullaCalgary2016 – 2018
Linda DavisLondon2018 – 2020
Karin Gorgerat
Hastings & Prince Edward
2020 – 2022

BPW Canada Past Presidents

The BPW Canada Communications Committee is in the midst of completing the Past Presidents’ Photo Gallery as well as looking for better quality photos of some of our past presidents. To help with this project, please email the Communications Committee, any photos you may have to help us complete the gallery. Thank you.

Lena Madesin Phillips

“Let us build together and see what we can make.”

Lena Madesin Phillips, founder and first President of BPW International, 1930