Zontians in District 9 welcome new club

While Zontians around the world celebrated the Zonta centennial in November, Zontians in District 9 also celebrated the forming of the new Zonta Club of South Bay.

The newest club in the district is starting strong with 22 members. In attendance at the chartering ceremony on 16 November were Governor Ann Banks, Lt. Governor and Governor-Elect Brittany Vaughan, Hermosa Beach Mayor Mary Campbell, members of the Sponsoring, Organizing, Mentoring (SOM) club of Newport Harbor, and family and friends of the charter members.

The 55 attendees enjoyed brunch at Bluewater Grill in Redondo Beach followed by the presentation of the charter and gavel, induction of members, and installation of officers.

Charter members of the Zonta Club of South Bay area are:

  • Cynthia Fisher Rowe, MD: President
  • Alex Fjoslien: Vice President
  • Justine Beirne: Co-Secretary
  • Mary Harper: Co-Secretary
  • Heather St. Rock: Treasurer
  • Delores Gilmore: Director
  • Mae Moody: Director
  • Laurie Armer
  • Dian Diebel
  • Buck Doyle
  • Faisal Hashmi
  • Deborah Laurie
  • Gloria Lee
  • Yasmin Lopez
  • Meredith Miller
  • Crystal Miller-O’Brien
  • Michelle Mohageg
  • Carmen Obando
  • Carol Sue Schoenfeld
  • Rebecca Thompson
  • Johanna Von Meister
  • Elizabeth Webb