VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: MARY LYNN MYERSadmin2019-09-27T08:51:52+00:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Mary Lynn Myers
A leader in the mainstream of the Movement, Mary Lynn sought to focus efforts and energy toward actions that would make a meaningful difference in the lives of everyday women.
Federally Employed Women – Founder of the Chicago Chapter and President, National Board. National Organization for Women: Chicago chapter, National Board. National Finance Vice President, South Dakota State Coordinator (1972-74), NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund Board and Treasurer. Member, SD Delegation to the 1977 National Women’s Conference, Houston. Member of the National Women’s Political Caucus and NARAL. Director, South Dakota Division of Human Rights. National Board of Girl Scouts of the USA . World Board of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
Photo 1. Mary Lynn Myers, candidate for NOW President, at NOW conference in Philadelphia in 1975 with her Mom, Lona Crandall, the founding President of the Sioux Falls Chapter of NOW in 1971 [Photo by Bettye Lane]. Photo 2. Mary Lynn speaking as President of Federally Employed Women at Civic Center Plaza in Chicago on August 26, 1970. Photo 3. Mary Lynn and her Mom at NOW Constitutional Convention, 1976.