Junior League announces new leadership team

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POUGHKEEPSIE  – After a unanimous vote by its members, the Junior League of Poughkeepsie welcomed its new Board of Directors in early June.  The announcement was made by newly-minted President, Jacqueline Altwerger on July 13.

Altwerger will be leading the organization after serving on the board for the past three years as President-Elect.  The new president said “As we all navigate a post-COVID world in both our personal and professional lives, my goal as President is to continue the great work the League is known for and to bring new offerings to our community in both a safe and effective manner.” Altwerger also served as the Junior League’s
Recording and Corresponding Secretary prior to becoming president.
Mallory Maggiacomo, the President-Elect, is serving her third year on the board after completing two years as the Membership Council Chair. Alicia Atwood is reprising her role as Treasurer after holding the position for the past two years.
The Junior League of Poughkeepsie also announced four new members to the Board. Brittany Cleere is the new Recording and Corresponding Secretary, Sarah Husted will serve as Community Council Chair, Sarah Ryan assumes the role of Membership Council Chair, and Heather Green-Kirk is the Nominating Placement Chair.
Anyone interested in learning more about the Junior League of Poughkeepsie can contact the Board directly at jlpoughkeepsie@gmail.com.
Founded in 1919, the Junior League of Poughkeepsie is committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The Junior League of Poughkeepsie is a volunteer organization for women interested in making an impact in their community.
The Junior League of Poughkeepsie is a member of The Association of Junior Leagues International, an organization of transformational female leaders who set bold goals, open their circles, disrupt convention and change the conversation for the betterment of civil society. Today, there are Leagues across the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.