BOARDMAN -- Patty Machingo was installed president of the Junior Women's League of Canfield for 2001-02 when the club met May 31 at Mr. Anthony's.
Former president Barb Kongmuang conducted the installation with the assistance of outgoing president Janet Boehm.
Machingo has been a member of the organization since 1989 and has served as first vice president, second vice president and recording secretary. She also has served as chairman of the following committees: bike parade, fine arts, nominating, publicity, resource, social, yearbook, Magical Moments and the American Girl Pastime Party. In addition, she has worked as historian and been co-chairman of the fall market.
She is employed as an aide with Canfield Local Schools and is a member of St. Michael Church in Canfield, where she is active in the funeral ministry. She has also been active with the PTO and has served as building chairman for C.H. Campbell Elementary School and Village Middle School. Her volunteer work includes the American Cancer Society, March of Dimes and the American Lung Association. She and her husband, David, have three children.
Other officers: Those installed as her associate officers are Terri Schade, president-elect; Lisa McCormick, vice president; Linda Czopur, recording secretary; Sue Janca, corresponding secretary; and Sharon Tareshawty, treasurer.
Machingo has chosen "We ourselves feel that what we do is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop," a quote by Mother Teresa, as the theme for her term as president.
Honored: Karen Pavlansky opened the meeting, and the invocation was offered by Diane Graham. Past presidents were recognized, and Pavlansky was honored as Outstanding Member of the Year. Gifts of appreciation were presented to officers, department and committee chairmen, and members with perfect attendance.