Racine Chapter

Racine Chapter

National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution

Racine, WI
  

 

Chapter Officers
Chapter Office Officer Name
Regent Katherine Lins
1st Vice Regent Linda Frank
Chaplain Marilyn Thygeson
Recording Secretary Elizabeth Larsen
Corresponding Secretary Elaine Wishau
Treasurer Frances Zimmerman
Registrar Sandra Schneider
Historian/Librarian Carolyn Kiley


DAR Facts

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

Mission: To promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism

Motto: God, Home, and Country

Membership: 165,000 members, 3,000 chapters in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., International chapters in Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom. More than 850,000 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 which governed the American colonies. DAR Continental Congress attracts over 3,000 members to Washington, D.C., each year.

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