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Member’s Corner

Welcome to our Member's Corner! Here you'll learn all about our wonderful members and the benefits of WAND membership. Let us know how we can feature your work and activism!

WAND Member of the Month

Name: Fern Katz

Location: Southfield, MI

Outstanding Contributions: Fern has led the Southeast Michigan WAND chapter for many years, and serves as the treasurer for the WAND Inc. national board.

How long have you been a member of WAND?
I've been a member since 1992 when I retired from teaching math.

Why did you decide to join WAND?
I heard Helen Caldicott (the founder of WAND) speak, and I had to join!

What is your favorite WAND activity or memory?
There are so many - let me list three. Weekend with Granny D, weekend with Nira Schwartz (whistleblower on missile defense), and our Get Out the Vote campaign.

What do you like to do outside of WAND?
I sit on the Southfield School Board and the local board of the National Council of Jewish Women. I love to sing, and I love going to the opera.

Would you like to nominate an outstanding WAND member to be featured in the next E-bulletin? Simply send your nomination(s) and a brief description of each candidate to Senior WAND/ WiLL Program Associate Adzi Vokhiwa at avokhiwa@wand.org.

WAND Members Receive the Janice Kelley Volunteer Award

Congratulations to Debbie Goolsby of Arkansas WAND and Annie Laura Stephens of Georgia WAND for receiving the Janice Kelley Volunteer Award! Both women were honored at the 2011 WAND/WiLL National Conference for their activism and commitment to building a more peaceful world. Click here to learn more about these incredible women.

WAND Honors Arlene Eleanor Birge Jacob

We honor the life of Arlene Eleanor Birge Jacob, an extraordinary WAND member and the mother of WAND Inc. board chair Karen Jacob. Read this post to learn more about the adventurous spirit of Arlene Jacob, and her commitment to WAND [...]

WAND In the Press

Our members do amazing work writing letters to the editor and op-eds in their local newspapers! From drafting letters about nuclear disarmament, to writing op-eds about curbing military spending, our members show that the pen is mightier than the sword. Check out the published work of our members, chapters, and board members here.

Join WAND Today!

If you haven't already, now is the time to join WAND. Be part of a powerful community of women leading our country to a secure future! There are many benefits to WAND membership. Click here to learn how and why you should join WAND today! And be sure to invite your family and friends too.


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