The Officers of the Women of Irish Heritage
Member Since 2013
Over a period of time I was recruited by the late Anna Fitzpatrick for WOIH membership. Early on Anna said "Run for a Board position, it is fun & won't be much work"! Well, she was right about the fun!!
2017 Deputy Grand Marshal, St.Patrick's West Orange Parade
2018 McGovern Honoree
2021 Brian Boru Honoree
2021 Irish Echo Rebuilder Award
Member since 2002
I joined WOIH 22 years ago. I have learned a lot about my Irish heritage and traditions. I have chaired several events through the years. I look forward to serving as Vice President again and working with our members.
Member since 1994
I was recruited to the WOIH by my Mother-In-Law Theresa Callaghan. I, in turn, recruited my two daughters Erin & Kerry and I am a proud grandma of ten grandchildren! I'm so blessed.
Member Since 2007
I graduated college at 42!
Member Since 2014
Auditioned on Broadway at 8 years old for role of Annie. Allison Smith beat me out as Producers said I smiled too much to be an orphan!
2019 Deputy Grand Marshal, St. Patrick's West Orange Parade
Member Since 2018
Previous Positions Held:
Backpacked through Europe and knocked on people’s homes in Ireland and said "Hi, I’m your cousin from America!" All gave me a warm welcome!
Executive Board Members
Maureen Del Plato
Sergeant At Arms
Amy Kearney Gordon
Mary Ellen Lawrence
Immediate Past President
Barbara A. Lyons
Ronnie Mc Govern