History

Past International Presidents

1919-1920

Wanda Frey Joiner, Buffalo, New York, U.S.A.*

1920-1924

Jennie Lewis Evans, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.*

1924-1926

Mary Russell Purman, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.*

1926-1927

Lulu M. Dryden, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.*

1927-1928

Mabel H. Palmer, Davenport, Iowa, U.S.A.*

1928-1929

Elizabeth J. White Emens, New Castle, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.*

1929-1930

Rietta M. Emerson, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.*

1930-1933

Catharine Olney, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A*
Theme: Common Sense, Courage and Confidence

1933-1934

Myrtle B. Duke, York, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.*
Theme: Together We Cannot Fail

1934-1936

Bertha L. Goldthwaite, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.*
Theme: This Organization Belongs to You

1936-1938

Elsie M. Yelis, Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.*
Theme: Happiness

1938-1939

Bertha E. Dick, Buffalo, New York, U.S.A*
Theme: Expansion Economy Unity

1939-1940

Constance Wardle Sheppard, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.*
Theme: The Best Yet

1940-1941

Clara Mason, Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.A.
Theme: Extending of Friendly Relations

1941-1942

Effie Loudermilk, Bluefield, West Virginia, U.S.A.*
Theme: Opportunity of Tomorrow

1942-1944

Frances Landry, Baton Rouge, Lousiana, U.S.A.*
Theme: Quota’s Role in War and Peace

1944-1946

Hannah C. Simmons, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A.*
Theme: Marching Together

1946-1947

Mary Powell Northam, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.*
Theme: Quota at Work for World Peace

1947-1948

Marie E. Higgins, Youngstown, Ohio, U.S.A.*
Theme: Friendly Borders

1948-1949

Edith M. Glaze, San Jose, California, U.S.A.*
Theme: International Understanding and Good Will

1949-1950

Imogen B. Emery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.A.*
Theme: Working to Strengthen Democracy

1950-1951

Olive V. Seibert, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.*
Theme: Better Public Relations for Quota Clubs Everywhere

1951-1952

Gladys H. Robinson, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada*
Theme: Happiness

1952-1953

Dorothy Crim Reiss, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.*
Theme: Horizons Unlimited

1953-1954

Bess C. Noble, East Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.*
Theme: Quota’s Harmonious Service

1954-1955

Bertha M. Luckey, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.*
Theme: United for Service and Growth

1955-1957

May Virginia Valencik, Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.*
Theme: Sharing is the Key to Life

1957-1958

Elsie Yarter, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.*
Theme: Together We Stand – Dedicated to Service

1958-1959

Margareta Claflin, Colombus, Ohio, U.S.A.*
Theme: Vision, Unlimited!

1959-1960

Catherine A. Byrnes, Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.*
Theme: Quota in Tune with the Times

1960-1961

Anne G. Stillings, Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A.*
Theme: Setting our Sights for the Sixties

1961-1963

Helen V. Agnew, Monroe, Louisiana, U.S.A.*
Theme: Foundations in Faith with Strength in Integrity

1963-1965

Dorothy Patterson Sayre, Canton, Ohio, U.S.A.*
Theme: Achieve Through Individual Excellence

1965-1966

Agnes P. Cooper, Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A.*
Theme: Quota’s Impact in Your Community

1966-1967

Edith M. Incababian, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.*
Theme: Quietly Utilize Our Total Abilities

1967-1968

Vivien Ingram, Flint, Michigan, U.S.A.*
Theme: Happiness is Quota

1968-1969

Vera Hall, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A.*
Theme: Pride in Our Past, Faith in Our Future

1969-1970

Edwina A. Gies Fraser, Wellesley, Massachusetts, U.S.A.*
Theme: Aim High – Seek New Horizons

1970-1971

Jeannette B. Healey, Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.A.*
Theme: Unity of Purpose

1971-1972

Charlotte L. Shaffer, Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.
Theme: Take Time to Consider

1972-1973

A. Dorothy Milligan, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada*
Theme: Zoom Ahead Together in Fellowship and Service

1973-1974

Helen A. Turk, Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A.*
Theme: Growth – Our First Imperative

1974-1975

Lynette Oliver, East Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.*
Theme: Have You Heard About Quota?

1975-1976

Joan M. May, Emu Ridge, Australian Capital Territory, Australia*
Theme: Quota is International in Concept, in Attitude, in Service

1976-1977

Isabell Sullivan, Sterling, Colorado, U.S.A.*
Theme: Quota’s Future is in Your Hands

1977-1978

Joyce R. Schafer, Macon, Georgia, U.S.A.
Theme: Women as Leaders Through Quota

1978-1980

Norma E. Raby, Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A.*
Theme: Discover All the Worlds of Quota

1980-1981

Sally L. Pahigian, Lawrence, Massachusetts, U.S.A.*
Theme: Leadership in Action

1981-1982

Marilyn L. Blake, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.*
Theme: Every Day in Every Way Quota Will Be Better and Better

1982-1984

Joyce Fren, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia
Theme: The Seeds of Success are Service

1984-1985

Lynn Stephenson, Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Theme: Quotarians for Quota

1985-1986

Dixie Lee Bradley, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.*
Theme: Quotarians Involved in Quota

1986-1988

Janet C. Popyach, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.*
Theme: Forward with Quota

1988-1989

Beris Pritchard, Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
Theme: Strength Through Fellowship

1989-1990

Helen Macdonald, Orillia, Ontario, Canada
Theme: What’s Best for Quota

1990-1991

Edith Scheutzow, Canton, Ohio, U.S.A.*
Theme: Begin with Enthusiasm

1991-1992

Brenda T. Green, South Bluefield, West Virginia, U.S.A.
Theme: Touch Someone’s Heart with Quota

1992-1993

Beverly Marcelia, Tacoma, Washington, U.S.A.
Theme: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

1993-1994

Ilse Mitchell, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Theme: Globally United in Service

1994-1995

Charlotte Teets, Morgantown, West Virginia, U.S.A.
Theme: Quota Service Illuminates the World

1995-1996

Carolyn Stubbs, Flint, Michigan, U.S.A.
Theme: Share Quota, Make a World of Difference

1996-1997

Bobbie Carey, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A.
Theme: Reach for the Stars

1997-1998

Charlotte Schamadan, Monrovia-Duarte, California, U.S.A.
Theme: Celebrating Our Diversity, Honoring Our Unity

1998-1999

Verna Stewart, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia*
Theme: 80 Years of Fellowship Through Service

1999-2000

Rosemary Patterson, Bossier City, Louisiana, U.S.A.
Theme: Bloom Where You Are Planted

2000-2001

Dolores Brosky, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada*
Theme: Brighten Our World with Quota

2001-2002

Lynne Caroon, Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Theme: Quota Spirit, Pass it On!

2002-2003

Beatriz Doran-Scoop, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles
Theme: Making Dreams Come True

2003-2004

Mary Cotter, Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.
Theme: Strengthen Quota’s Roots

2004-2005

Nicôl Lea, Cupertino, California, U.S.A.
Theme: Share Quota’s Heart Around the World

2005-2006

Carolyn Rice, Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
Theme: Reach Out Together

2006-2007

Enid Croes-Marugg, Aruba
Theme: Share Our Sunshine

2007-2008

Daryl L. Perrine, Wooster, Ohio, U.S.A.
Theme: Create a Chorus of Caring

2008-2009

Toddy Silkman, Kent Valley, Washington, U.S.A.
Theme: Give the Gift of Quota

2009-2010

Rosemary Hannie, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A.
Theme: Spice Up Your Life with Quota

2010-2011

Gwenn Jackson, Monroe, Louisiana, U.S.A.
Theme: Delivering Possibilities

2011-2012

Christine Tracey-Patte, Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia
Theme: Through Quota, We Can!

2012-2014

Laura Lahman, Coral Springs/Parkland, Florida, U.S.A.
Theme: FORWARD!

* Deceased

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