Kristin has been a member of the SAWC for 30 years where she has served as President, Treasurer and several various department chairs. Kristin currently serves GFWC-SC as the President. She has also served GFWC-SC as Public Policy Chair, Central District President for two administrations, Finance Committee Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Second Vice-President, First Vice-President and President-elect. Kristin has been employed at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of SC for 31 years. During her tenure she has worked in the Membership and Private Finance Departments while is currently the Director of InterPlan Accounting Department. Kristin resides in Columbia with her husband Bert Fields. She has two children Hunter and Sarah. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management. She is a member of St. Andrew’s Baptist Church. As a church member she has served on the Child Enrichment Committee, Nominating Committee, By-Laws Committee and helped with the Girl’s in Action program.
Norma Cantrell England has been an active member of GFWC and the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill since 2001. She has served as president, recording secretary, publicity chairman, and has co-chaired several fundraising projects. She was named Woman’s Club of Rock Hill Volunteer of the Year for 2013. Norma served as GFWC-SC North Central District president 2014-2016. Norma served as GFWC-SC secretary for 2016-2018, GFWC-SC 2ndVice President 2018-2020 and is now very honored to be serving as GFWC-SC Frist Vice-President.
Norma grew up in the Boiling Springs community in Spartanburg, SC. She received a BA and Master of Education Degree from Winthrop University, Reading Recovery Certification from Clemson University, and a Doctorate of Education from Nova Southeastern University. She is a retired Kindergarten and Reading Recovery Teacher. Norma and her husband Matt have been married for 46 years. They enjoy traveling. They just bought 2nd home at Edisto Beach. They have a 14 year old, dog, Rocky. They enjoy spending time with family. Norma is also a member of the Musicality Ringers (hand bell choir originally sponsored by WCRH), the SSG Book Club, and the International Reading Association.
Suzanne Carswell is a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma and lived in Colorado, Tennessee and Ohio before finally settling in South Carolina. Suzanne has been an active member of Chapin Woman’s Club since joining in 2009. Prior to moving to Chapin, she was a member of the Junior League of Columbus and served as fundraising co-chair at her children's school.
Within her club, Suzanne served as Men’s Committee Chair, as Flamingo Fling event chair twice, and as Club President for two years. At the state level, she has served as International Outreach Chair for three years and was selected as the GFWC-SC LEADS representative in 2016.
Suzanne resides in Chapin with her husband Jim and has two children, Graham who lives in Atlanta and Lauren, who lives in Charleston. She studied at Oklahoma State University and also holds a South Carolina residential real estate license.
I am so honored to be serving GFWC-SC as your secretary for the upcoming administration! We are facing unprecedented times and your executive committee is moving forward with plans as we adjust as needed to keep this organization going.
I am proud to say I am a 31 year member of a GFWC club, first with Jr. Woman’s Club of Columbia and then St. Andrews Woman’s Club. The friendships, camaraderie, and support I have received over the years are a tribute to the wonderful women in this organization.
For those of you who do not know me well, I have been married to Tom Jones for 40+ years and we have one daughter…many of you know her as Katie Moydell also in GFWC! She and Matt have given us Collin, a grandson whom we love dearly! I ended my career at Colonial Life when I retired in 2015 after 35 years there. I am a big Clemson fan – I graduated from there in 1978 and do love my Tigers!
I look forward to serving this great organization and continuing our great works in the next 2 years!
My name is Carrie Zimmerman and I have been a GFWC-SC member for 11 years. I am a current member of the Seneca Junior Woman’s Club. I am married to my husband Jason of 19 years and have two children, Zoe 16 and Gavin 9. We live in the Upstate of SC in Tamassee, SC. I have lived in SC for 20 years and have worked for the State of SC in the human service field for 18 years. I currently work for Continuum of Care, a division of The Department of Administration as a Wrap Facilitator. Volunteering is something I have done most of my life. When I moved to SC volunteerism was a way for me to meet new people and make new friends. My volunteerism in SC has included Angel’s Volunteer, church children's activities, school events, recreation Coach for over 11 years, Past Executive Board member of Christmas W/Hero and past Board member of the Walhalla Civic Auditorium.
My history with GFWC-SC started when friend, Sandra Mattox, a founding member of WJWC, brought me to a meeting of WJWC in 2007 and I was hooked. After the first year I was nominated to the executive committee as Secretary and have been on the executive committee ever since and have filled position of Treasurer, 2nd VP, 1st VP, and became President of WJWC in 2011 for 2 years. I was appointed GFWC-SC NW District President by Past President, JoAnn Bolchez in 2013. I was re-elected by my NW District peers to this position for the 2014-2016 term. I have attended and volunteered in GFWC-SC conventions since 2008, and went to Southern Region in 2014. In 2015, I was Co-Chairman of the 2015 GFWC-SC Convention in Greenville along with Norma England from North Central District. I was selected as the 2015 L.E.A.D.S candidate and attended part of the 2015 International GFWC convention in Memphis, TN.
Bobbie has been a member of GFWC-SC for the past 54 years. During this time she has served as Chair of the Credentials Committee and Chair of the Constitution & Bylaws Committee. She resides in Lexington and is a member of the Lexington Woman’s Club. She has served in just about every capacity in LWC, including Club President, Parliamentary Advisor, Chair of Bylaws Committee, and Chair of CSP International Outreach Committee.
Bobbie and husband Frank have been married for 59 years and have two children, Kim and Jon. They attend Lexington Baptist Church and are actively involved in church programs and activities. At Lexington Baptist some of the areas Bobbie has served include Co-Director of the Sunday School Department, Chair of Nominating Committee, Chair Constitution & Bylaws Committee, and Leader of Girls’ In Action Program.
Bobbie was Practice Administrator of The Eye Center in Columbia for almost 26 years, having retired about two years ago. While working at The Eye Center, she graduated from Columbia College with a B.A. Degree in Business Administration.
Bobbie also works with other local organizations in the Lexington area and has come to appreciate that the path to truly living the volunteer spirit is through service to others.
Juliet M. Casper is a partner in the law firm of Roy & Casper, LLC, located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She received her BA from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana in 1989; her JD from Indiana University School of Law in 1992; and her Masters in Library Science from Indiana University in 1993. Her practice consists of residential and commercial real estate, estate planning and probate, commercial and corporate transactions. She is licensed in both North and South Carolina.
She is a member of the North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club, serving as its club president 2007-2010 and as Eastern District President 2010-2012. She serves her community as a longtime member of the Board of Directors for Sea Haven, Inc., which provides emergency crisis services for youth ages 13-21 years old. She loves to swim and is a member of the Grand Strand Masters Swim Team. Her other hobbies are scrapbooking and cardmaking. She is married to Chris Mezenski, and they have one child, Tristan, who is attending Coastal Carolina University and studying sports management.
Kathie E. Walker was born on November 25, 1950 in the middle of the “storm of the century” or the Appalachian Storm where 30 inches of snow fell on the city of Pittsburgh in 12 hours. Her mother went to the hospital on a sled and Kathie’s arrival made the first page of the Pittsburgh Press as the 1st “Snow Baby” born during the storm.
Kathie grew up in Pittsburgh, Pa and upon graduation from St. Francis Academy High School; she attended the Franciscan University of Steubenville, majoring in Social Work. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1972.
On August 3, 1972 Kathie was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army and reported for active duty at Ft. McClellan, Alabama where she completed the Women’s Officer Basic Course. In January, 1973, Kathie report to Ft. Jackson, South Carolina where she served in various positions until 1975. On February 9, 1973 Kathie met her husband Captain Frank Walker of Rock Hill, SC during the “Blizzard of 1973” - the day that South Carolinians witnessed the biggest winter weather event to happen in the state. They were married in September, 1976 (no snow!).
In 1975, Kathie left Active Duty Service and joined the 108th Infantry Training Division in Charlotte, NC where she served in various positions culminating as the Commander of the 3398th Reception Battalion. She retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the Active Reserve in 1996.
In 1981, Kathie received her Bachelor of Science degree from Winthrop University in Computer Science. She joined Duke Energy Corporation in 1981 and held various positions in the Information Management area of the corporation until her retirement in May, 2011.
In her retirement, Kathie has been very active in the General Federation of Woman’s Clubs (GFGWC). She is an active member of the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill where she has served as Treasurer, Second Vice-President (Membership), Publicity Co-Chair, and First Vie-President, and President. She is also a founding member of the Woman’s Club of York County. She has also served as the District President of the GFWC-SC North Central District. She served as the Treasurer of GFWC-SC. Kathie also volunteers as a sewing instructor for the York County 4H organization. She has thoroughly enjoyed meeting the wonderful ladies of all of the GFWC Clubs who donate so unselfishly of their time and energy to make our communities a better place to live and work. In her spare time, Kathie enjoys snow skiing (of course!), sewing, upholstery, stained glass, glass fusion, Ocean Isle Beach, and Summerland Key, Florida.
A member of Charleston Junior Women’s Club, Kendall Spillman teaches introductory English full-time at Charleston Southern University, sings with the parish choir at Grace Church Cathedral, and occasionally lectures for the Jane Austen Society of North America, SC chapter. She also enjoys reading, writing, physical fitness, and cooking in her spare time.
Pamme grew up in New Jersey and move to South Carolina in 1984 to attend the University of South Carolina. She is currently a Vice President and Consumer Banking Operations Risk Specialist for South State Bank.
Pamme joined the Woman’s Club of Cayce in December 2011 and has held the office of Treasurer, 1st Vice President and President (2016-2018). She is currently the club’s Advisor and Social Media Chair. She is also serving as GFWC-SC Art and Culture Program Chair.
In addition to her Woman’s Club activities, Pamme is also President of the Cayce’s Avenues Neighborhood Association and the Cayce Public Safety Foundation.
Originally from Arkansas, Dr. Misty Konow moved to Spartanburg, South Carolina in 1997 and moved to Rock Hill in 2000. She and her husband, Dr. Frank Konow, are chiropractors and practice together in Rock Hill. They have a 9 year old son, Jude.
Misty graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and French and was working on her Masters in Adult Education when she decided to change course and attend chiropractic school. She graduated from Sherman College of Chiropractic in 2000 with a Doctorate of Chiropractic.
She is a member of the Junior Woman's Club of Rock Hill and is currently serving as the club's secretary. She has served various positions within the club, including president, since joining in 2001. She has served GFWC-SC in many positions such as: Scholarship Committee, State Elections Committee and multiple CSP Chairs. She also represented GFWC-SC as the 2001 LEADS candidate.
Misty is a very active member of her community. She is the longest serving member of the board for The Palmetto School at the Children's Attention Home, a board member for Rock Hill and Lancaster Civitan Clubs and is the immediate Past Governor of the South Carolina District Civitans.