to the Illinois Federation of Republican Women
Land of Lincoln
Illinois Federation of Republican Women
B I E N N I A L C O N V E N T I O N
Gathering Our Power in 2024:
When Women Work We Win
October 20-21, 2023
Holiday Inn & Suites
101 Holiday Street
East Peoria, Illinois
Join us as we celebrate our achievements, conduct business, meet and hear from officials/candidates and explore new opportunities in the world of politics.
Registration is open.
To register for the IFRW Biennial Convention, please contact your club president. For Hotel Reservations it is recommended you call directly:
Ask for the IFRW Block of Rooms
Special Guest Speaker:
Supreme Court Justice Lisa Holder White
Plus...A Discussion With:
House Leader Tony McCombie
Deputy Republican Leader Ryan Spain
See you in October!
IFRW SLATE of OFFICERS for 2024-2025 ANNOUNCED
The 2023 IFRW Nominating Committee has nominated the following Slate of Officers to serve the Illinois Federation of Republican Women for the 2024-2025 term:
PRESIDENT: Lana Soldat, Carroll County
1ST VICE PRESIDENT: Linda Hernandez, Peoria County
VICE PRESIDENT: Diane Jordan, Tazewell County
VICE PRESIDENT: Jennifer Yborra, Macon County
VICE PRESIDENT: Debbie Leineger, Stephenson County
SECRETARY: Beth Provost, Kankakee County
TREASURER: Caritina Mayer, Winnebago County
Special thanks to Nominating Committee Chair Sue Hamilton (Williamson County); members Tammy Baker (Macon County), Nancy Feucht (Tazewell County), Jayne Lehman Raef (Kankakee County), Barb Viviano (St. Clair County), Meredith Weaver (Clay County), and Kathy Young (Champaign County).
The 2024-25 officers will be elected at the IFRW's Biennial Convention in East Peoria in October.
IFRW is the leading organization
for women to influence policy, as well as to develop and elect
conservative leaders for Illinois.
1st woman to lead a legislative caucus in the
Illinois House of Representatives
Illinois House Republican Leader
Rep. Tony McCombie
The Illinois House Republican Caucus elected Tony McCombie (R-Savanna) as the House Republican Leader for the upcoming 103rd General Assembly. The vote took place Tuesday evening, November 15, 2022, at an internal caucus meeting in Springfield.
Rep. McCombie is a former President of Carroll County RW and a current IFRW member.
States may begin submitting membership renewals to the NFRW database for 2024.
For more information or if you need assistance, please contact IFRW 2nd Vice President Linda Hernandez.
Please submit your 2024 renewals/new members in an electronic format to IFRW Treasurer Caritina Mayer. If you have questions, please contact Caritina at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2023 NFRW Nominating Committee has nominated the following Slate of Officers to serve the National Federation of Republican Women for the 2024-25 term:
PRESIDENT: Vanessa LaFranco, New Jersey
1ST VICE PRESIDENT: Monica Kozlowski, Indiana
2ND VICE PRESIDENT: Glynis Chester, Texas
3RD VICE PRESIDENT: Michelle Buckwalter- Schurman, Illinois
4TH VICE PRESIDENT: Keri Abernathy, Mississippi
SECRETARY: Britney Garner, Alabama
TREASURER: Cindy Casaus, Arizona
Special thanks to Nominating Committee Chair Dee Drewry (WA); Secretary Janis Holt (TX); members Karen Evans (WV), Toni Gilhooley (PA), Noriko Kowalewski (NJ), Maria Sofia (MD), and Sharon Stuthard (AR); and, alternates Lyn Bliss (OH) and Lorie Legere (OK).
The 2024-25 officers will be elected at the NFRW's 42nd Biennial Convention in Oklahoma City this fall.
NOTE: Michelle Buckwalter-Schurman (IL) is a former IFRW President. Congratulations Michelle!