Past Provincial Madam Presidents
British Columbia Provincial Auxiliary Conventions of the Fraternal Order of Eagles
(1949-50 to present)
The Auxiliaries in British Columbia began with New Westminster Auxiliary #20 on May 5, 1927. Thirteen more Auxiliaries were added before the Provincial Auxiliary was chartered in 1950: Nanaimo #15 (May 10, 1927), Vancouver #2075 (May 19, 1927), Michel #1864 (February 25, 1929), Victoria #12 (April 22, 1942), Port Alberni #2096 (June 18, 1942), Rossland #10 (July 29, 1946), Nelson #22 (June 8, 1947), Northwest #2638 (January 28, 1949), Ladysmith #2101 (August 25, 1949), Duncan #2546 (September 7, 1949), Vernon #3008 (October 4, 1949), Trail #2838 (October 19, 1949), and Maple Ridge 2831 (December 11, 1949).

 

Year Location Prov. Aux. President Honorary
1949-1950 Victoria 12 Barbara Baldwin, #2075

Edith Winifred Smith, #22 (JPPMP)
(1882-1978)

June 18, 1950 —
First Executive Session of the Provincial Auxiliary.11/29/1950 —
Kimberley #3037 instituted.12/20/1950 —
Kelowna #3076 instituted.
1950-1951 New Westminster 20 Winnifred Elena “Winnie” Hunter, #15
(1916-1981)
5/20/1951 —
Princeton (Similkameen) #3088 instituted.First Convention of the Provincial Auxiliary7/30/1951 —
Vernon #3008 (r)

9/9/1951 —
West Vancouver #3090instituted.

3/31/1951 —
Kootenai #3027 instituted.

1951-1952 Nanaimo 15 Ruth Radford, #2101
(1898-1982)BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2007
12/10/1951 —
Campbell River #3097instituted.2/1/1952 –
Cranbrook #3002 instituted.5/18/1952 —
White Rock #3103 instituted.
1952-1953 Vancouver 2075 Berta Morgan, #20

(dropped)

11/23/1952 — 
Castlegar (Columbia Valley) #3107
 instituted.
1953-1954 Nelson 22 Lynda Wright, #12
(1904-1988)
1954-1955 Victoria 12 Julie Kelly Baldwin, #2075
1955-1956 New Westminster 20 Nellie Anne Cooper, #15
(1901-1970)
9/19/1956 —
W. Vancouver #3090 (s)
1956-1957 North-West 2638 Myrtle Bunn, #2838
(1919-1996)Init. 1948
1/9/1957 —
– Princeton (Similkameen) #3088 (s)
1957-1958 Courtenay 3099 Mildred Bowcock, #10

(dropped)


1958-1959
Cranbrook 3032 Nora Reason, #2831

Init. 1949


1959-1960
10th Prov. Conv.
Victoria 12 Marion Cutting, #20
1960-1961 Vancouver 2075 Mae Knight, #2101
(1925-2012)Init. 1949BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2006
1961-1962 Nelson 22 Dorothy “Jean” Mitchell, #1864
(1914-1978)
Castlegar (Columbia Valley) #3107 (s)

9/9/1961 —
Burnaby #3170 instituted.

1962-1963 Nanaimo 15 Molly Brown, #12
(xxxx-1992)(dropped)
1963-1964 New Westminster 20 Peggy Farren, #2075
(xxxx-1995)
1964-1965 Victoria 12 Florence Irene Buchanan, #15
(1906-1982)
1965-1966 Nelson 22 Helen Wilson, 
#
3099
(1914-2002)
1966-1967 North-West 2638 Mary McKinnon,
#2638
(1909-1983)
1/29/1967 —
Abbotsford #2726 instituted.
1967-1968 Maple Ridge 2831 Pauline Johnson, #3027
(1915-1982)
3/16/1968 —
Prince George #3318instituted.
1968-1969 Nanaimo 15 Mabel Cross, #2546
(xxxx-1998)

1969-1970
20th Prov. Conv.
Summerland-Penticton 3083 Helen Chisholm, #10

Init. 1951

1970-1971 Vancouver 2075 Edith Flora Kroeker, #20
(1902-1974)
1971-1972 New Westminster 20 Bess Lenarduzzi,#2838
(1926-2006)Init. 1957PNWRMP
1973-1974

PGMP
1983-1984

BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2006

Grand Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
1992

1972-1973 Duncan 2546 June Newell, #22
(1922-2010)Init. 1956
11/20/1972 —
Kamloops #3453 instituted.

1973-1974
Cranbrook 3032 Shirley Louise Sweet, #3032
(1933-2007)Init. 1952

1974-1975
25th Prov. Conv.
Prince George 3318 Adele Moyer, #2831
(1927-2003)Init. 1959PNWRMP
1976-1977
1975-1976 Campbell River 3097 Lorraine (Fontana) Burrows, #1864
(xxxx-2002)Init. 1953
9/20/1975 –
Hope #2690 instituted.5/8/1976 —
Vernon #3557 instituted.
1976-1977 Trail 2838 Clara Hunter, #2101
(1921-2012)Init. 1959BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2008
1977-1978

 

North-West 2638 Dorothy Estella “Dot” Murray, #2075
(1912-1978)Ethel Kothlow, #2638
On April 14, 1978, Prov. Madam President Dot Murray passed away in office, and Prov. Madam Vice-President Ethel Kothlow became Prov. Madam President for the balance of the term.

1978-1979
Summerland-Penticton 3083 Ethel Kothlow,
#2638Init. 1956PNWRMP
1991-1992
3/18/1979 —
Radium (Columbia Valley) #3852 instituted.

1979-1980
30th Prov. Conv.
Duncan 2546 Marjorie “Marge” Radford, VCY [#3103] O. Boutry, #2638
(1918-2004)

TYPMS
(1967 -1980)PNWRMP
1979-1980Init. 1949
——————————-
4/26/1980 —
Parksville #3922 instituted.
1980-1981 New Westminster 20 Mavis Stokes, #3083
(1922-2009)
Init. 1951
1981-1982

 

Prince George 3318 Belle MacDonald, #2546
(xxxx-1993)
8/20/1982 —
Radium (Columbia Valley)#3852 (r)
1982-1983

 

Cranbrook 3032 Elva Truman, #3318
(1924-2003)Init. 1969
1983-1984

 

Vancouver 2075 Eleanor “Jean” Strachan, #20

Init. 1950

PNWRMP
1985-1986


1984-1985
North-West 2638 Fern Jardine, #3453

Init. 1972

2/23/1985 —
Langley #4106 instituted.
1985-1986

 

Campbell River 3097 Susan Nastasi, #3097
(1926–2013)Init. 1975PNWRMP
1987-1988
12/8/1985 — 
White Rock #3103 (r)
1986-1987

 

Nelson 22 Helen Little, #2838

Init. 1974

PPNWRMP
1995-96

TYPMT Cora Cleaver, #12
1987-1988

 

Trail 2838 Sevena Webster, #3032

Init. 1965

(lapsed)


Kelowna #3076
consolidates w/ #3766

1988-1989
New Westminster 20 Bridie Howarth, #2726
(1930-2012)Init. 1967BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2012

1989-1990
40th Prov. Conv.

Vernon 3557 Beth Irvine, #2075
(1919-2015)Init. 1955
Judy Munro, #2638
(1939-2007)Init. 1962PNWRMP
1982-1983

TYPMS (1980-1990)

Parksville #3922 (s)

5/25/1991 —
Penticton #4281instituted.

1990-1991

 

Duncan 2546 Lorraine Morison, #12
(1946-2011)Init. 1972
1991-1992

 

Nelson 22 Phyllis Nance, #22
(1943-2013)Init. 1977GMIG 1996-97
GMCND 1997-98
GMTRS 1998-99
10/5/1991 —
Parksville #3922 instituted.
1992-1993

 

Vancouver 2075 Evelyn Carter, #15
(1921-2002)Init. 1956
2/18/1993 —
Burnaby #3170 (s)5/2/1993 —
Courtney #3099 (r)
1993-1994

 

Kamloops 3453 Beulah Gilday, #3037

Init. 1980

(lapsed)

1994-1995 Campbell River 3097 Yvonne Blom, #2831

Init. 1975

PNWRMP
2015-2016

BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2013

1995-1996

 

Vernon 3557 Mickie Slubowski, #10

Init. 1977

BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2007

(lapsed)

5/4/1996 —
Castlegar #4375 instituted.9-29-1995 —
Summerland-Penticton #3083 consolidates w/ #35575/8/1996 —
Kamloops (South Thompson) #3937 consolidates with #3453
1996-1997

 

Prince George 3318 May Alice Turek, #3557
(1936-2006)Init. 1963BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2008
1997-1998

 

Trail 2838 Marion Tipping, #2546
(1935-2014)Init. 1968PPNWRMP
1999-2000
TYPMT B. Day, #20
(1925
2010)
(1988-1998)Init. 19563/28/1998 —
Chemainus-Crofton #4400instituted.

 


1998-1999
Creston 3027 Carol Torrance, #2638

Init. 1985

V. Gjestrum, #20
PM Treasurer (1999 — )Init. 19837/18/1998 —
Surrey/White Rock #4411instituted.
 

1999-2000

50th Prov. Conv.

 

 

Duncan 2546 Florence “Flo” Monaghan, #20

Init. 1967

BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2012

Gill Dimock, #2838
(1933-2006)TYPMS (1990-2000)Init. 1968
2000-2001 Penticton 4281 Barbara Johnston, #3097

Init. 1967

PPNWRMP
2003-2004

GMIG
2005-06

Jan Tompkins, #3453
(1944-2014)
PM Secretary (2000-2006)Init. 19906/26/2000 —
Castlegar #4375 (r)
2001-2002

 

Vernon 3557 Glenda Brommeland, #3318

Init. 1982

2002-2003

 

Abbotsford 2726 Joan Klit, #2838

Init. 1983

PNWRMP
2007-2008

 

2003-2004 Cranbrook 3032 Charlotte Bond, #22

Init. 1961

2004-2005
55th
Convention
Kamloops 3453 Charleen Proznick, #3453

Init. 1972

1/31/2005 —
#4411 Surrey / W. Rock (r)#4415 Kelownaconsolidates with #4281
2005-2006 Penticton 4281 Lori Matheson,#2075Init. 1983

Grand Madam
Secretary
2014-15

2006-2007 Kamloops 3453 Pat Irvine, #2101Init. 1983

BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2009

12/18/2006 —
#4468 Coquitlam (s)02/13/2007 —
#4477 Colwood (r)————————————
Bev Allan, #12

is elected as Provincial Madam Secretary
at the Kamloops Convention, serving in the position until 2009.


2007-2008
June
5th-7th
Campbell River 3097 Lisa Kennelly, #3032

Init. 1984

BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2017

Vera Gjestrum, #20
TYPMT (1999–2008 )BC Aux. Hall of Fame 2009———————————-

Marilyn Lewis, #3097

is elected as Provincial Madam Treasurer at the Campbell River Convention.


2008-2009
June
3rd-6th
Vernon 3557 Sharon Johnson,
#2638Init. 1980PNWRMP
2011-2012
06/30/2008 —
#4106 Langley (r)10/31/2008 —
#3037 Kimberley (c) 
(consolidates with Cranbrook #3032)

2009-2010
60th Prov. Conv.
June
2nd-5th
Cranbrook 3032 Linda Vipond
#2831Init. 1978BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2013
Joanne Krisko #2831is elected as Provincial Madam Secretary
at the Cranbrook Convention.Woman of the Year
2013
2010-2011June
2nd-4th
Penticton 4281 Maureena Wilson
#3097
(1948-2013)Init. 1971BC Prov. Auxiliary
Hall of Fame
2012
Judy Enns #2726is elected as Provincial Madam Treasurer
at the Penticton Convention.
2011-2012June
7th-9th
Abbotsford 2726 Edith May
#12, (19xx–2016)Init. 1972
2012-2013June
6th-8th
Kamloops 3453 Thelma Redmond
#15Init. 2000
2013-2014June
5th-7th
Hope 2690 Yvonne Harry
#4281Init. 2000
2014-2015

65th Prov. Convention

June
6th-8th

Penticton 4281 Carol Edgington
#2726Init. 1991
2015-2016

June
2nd-4th

Campbell River 3097 Shirley Hunt
#2101Init. 1991
2016-2017

June
8th-10th

Abbotsford 2726 Donna Roach
#3318Init. 19xx
Randy & Shirley chair
Mike & Donna come in
2017-2018

June
7th-9th

Vernon 3557
2018-2019

June
6th-8th

Campbell River 3097
2019-2020

June
4th-
6th

Cranbrook 3032

Bold-faced = deceased members/defunct aeries; brackets= members brought in; underlined = Past Grand Presidents of the F.O.E.

 

 

Aeries/Auxiliaries: VCY (Victory Aerie/Auxiliary); Courtenay #3099 (existed 1952-1993); Summerland-Penticton #3083(existed 1951-1995, when it consolidated with Vernon #3557); Burnaby #3170 (existed 1961-1993).