Southern New Hampshire Branch

AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.  AAUW is a non-partisan organization that never  endorses candidates or specific parties.

Members of the Southern NH Branch live in southeastern NH including the following communities: Amherst, Atkinson, Bedford, Dover, Exeter, Hanover, Hollis, Manchester, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, and Wilton. For more information contact Susan Hoover



President: Susan Hoover
Membership: Diana Owen

Book group coordinators:
Mary Marsh
Linda Pellerin

Scholarship Awarded

Diana Owen with AAUW Scholarship recipient Madeleine Morrissette

Madeleine Morrissette, a Souhegan High School senior from Mont Vernon, was the recipient of the 2019 Southern NH Branch of the AAUW (American Association of University Women) scholarship. She was chosen from a field of fourteen well-qualified applicants.

Madeleine will study marine biology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in the fall. For many years she has had a particular interest in sea turtles and expects to follow her passion in her studies. She also loves math and science. Madeleine completed over 300 community service hours over four years. She enjoys helping others and teaching children. She was captain of the varsity soccer team and plays United Soccer year round. She is also an assistant coach of a volleyball team. In addition, she finds time to work as a counselor at her church’s Bible camp. Madeleine’s academic excellence earned her the Environmental Stewardship Award and the Presidential Education Award. She is the daughter of Caroline Morrissette and Matthew Morrissette of Mont Vernon.


Golf Fundraiser now ongoing, when we sell tickets to raise money for our scholarship. The Milford Rotary hosts the 100 Holes of Golf event each year – this year on Friday, July 26 at the Amherst Country Club. Rotary has agreed to partner with AAUW again this year.  You do not need to be present at the drawing to win cash prizes.


Outgoing President Susan Hoover with incoming President Gail Agans

Monday, 7/1 – The governing board will begin the new term. At the annual meeting on May 23rd, The following slate of officers was unanimously voted in: President Gail Agans, Treasurer Kathe Richardson, Secretary Jan Ward, Vice President/Programs Susan Hoover, Vice President/Membership Diana Owen, Newsletter/Directory Editor Liz Overholt, and Publicity Sally Hogan and Mary Marsh.


Thursday, 7/4Soup Sales on the Amherst Green
Fundraising for the scholarship, our branch will once again be selling cold soup – cream of tomato, cucumber, and this year we added gazpacho.

Friday, 7/5Golf Fundraiser, in conjunction with Milford Rotary, to raise money for our scholarship ends. Please give all tickets and money to organizers no later than July 8th. Drawing for cash prizes will be on Friday, July 26th.


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The Southern New Hampshire Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) is delighted to pass along information about an online course and offer guidance to women interested in closing the gender pay gap.

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