Governor Nelson Dewey Chapter

Governor Nelson Dewey Chapter

National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution

Maple Bluff, WI

Chapter Regents
Chapter Regents Service                                             
Ruth Simpson Current

Susan Tenhover

2011-2013

Sherry Lloyd 2009-2011

Nancy Baldwin Lesh

2007-2009

Marleen Lippert (Mrs. Roderick)

2005-2007

Janice B. Davison (Mrs. Edward G.)

2003-2005

Wilma Johnson (Mrs. Sylvester)

1999-2003

Geraldine Schlecht (Mrs. William)

1997-1999

Janice B. Davison (Mrs. Edward G.)

1995-1997

Carol B. McLeester (Mrs.)

1993-1995

Margaret Kohli (Miss)

1991-1993

Helen Wentland (Mrs. Donald)

1989-1991

Wendy Schultz (Mrs. Allan J.)

1986-1989

Jan Miller (Mrs. Mark)

1983-1986

Shirley Dalton (Mrs. James)

1980-1983

Sarah Hogoboom (Mrs. Belford)

1977-1980

Fern B. Korsgard (Mrs.)

1974-1977

Ann Ketterer (Mrs. Armand)

1971-1974

Lois Klein (Mrs. Stanley)

1971-1971

LaVone Goodell (Mrs. Horace R.)

1968-1971

Sarah Burdge (Mrs. Chester)

1965-1968

Irma Heffron (Mrs. Homer L.)

1962-1965

Ava Davies (Mrs. Thomas H.)

1959-1962

Violet Johnson (Mrs. Irving B.)

1955-1959

LaVonne Goodell (Mrs. Horace R.)

1953-1955



DAR Facts

Founded: October 11, 1890, incorporated 1896 by an Act of Congress

Mission: To promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism

Motto: God, Home, Country

Membership: 168,000 members, 3,000 chapters in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., International chapters in Australia, Austria,The Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom. More than 836,000 women have joined the DAR since it was founded.

Management: Policy for the Society is made by the National Board of Management composed of the President General, 11 Executive Officers, 21 Vice Presidents General, and 53 State Regents. The National Board of Management meets six times a year at DAR Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Continental Congress: The DAR annual national meeting is named after the original Continental Congress that governed the American colonies. DAR Continental Congress attracts over 3,000 members to Washington, D.C., each summer.

Become a Member

Eligibility for Membership: Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible.

Ways to learn more about DAR membership:

1) Visit the DAR web site (www.dar.org) to read about steps to membership and to fill out a prospective membership form,

2) Talk to local DAR chapter members in your area,

3)E-mail inquiries to prospectivemembers@dar.org