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PAST PRESIDENTS
THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN POLICE


 

1915 - Alice Stebbins Wells Founder and 1st President   (read  more)

 


 

1919 - 1932
Lt. Mina C Van Winkle

President and chief financial contributor of the International Association of Policewomen (The organization later became the International Association of Police Women; then in 1969, became the International Association of Women Police.)

 

1933 - 1955 The organization was inactive due to the depression

 

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1956 - 1964 Dr. Lois Lundell Higgins (Higgins-Grote) (Incorporating Officer)

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1964 - 1966 Elizabeth Frances Mumford (Incorporating Officer)

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1966 - 1970 Mary Rita Ostrander (Incorporating Officer)

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1970 - 1972 Lois Becket (Incorporating Officer)

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1972 - 1976 Felicia Shpritzer (Incorporating Officer)

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IAWP 1976-1980 Rosie Mason  1976 - 1980 Rosie Mason (Incorporating Officer) (More on Rosie)

 

IAWP 1980-1982 Carolen Bailey  1980 - 1982 Carolen Bailey 

 


  1982 - 1984 Mary Wamsley 


  1984 - 1988 Carol Ann Halliday

 

 

IAWP 1988-1991 Kathy Burke  1988 - 1991 Kathy Burke 

 


IAWP 1991-1994 Gale Buckner  1991 - 1994 Gale Buckner 

 


  1994 - 1996 Linda Cherry



  1996 - 1998 Connie Maki

 


 

 

1998 - 2000 Laura Goodman-Brown

 

 

 


IAWP 2000 - 1007 Terrie S. Swann  2000 - 2007 Terrie S. Swann

 


IAWP 2007 - 2009 Dr. Amy L. Ramsay  2007 - 2009 Dr. Amy L. Ramsay 

 


IAWP 2009 - 2012 Jane Townsley  2009 - 2015 Jane Townsley  Bio

 

 

 

 

 

    2015 - 2018 Margaret S. Shorter   Bio