Past Presidents
NCAWA's past presidents and board members deserve a great deal of credit for the organization's strength. Their vision and foresight made the organization what it is today. Here, the NCAWA gratefully acknowledges its past presidents who have inspired, maintained, and led the NCAWA for more than 35 years.  We thank each woman below for her contributions, accomplishments, and leadership.
NCAWA Past Presidents

2016

Rachel M. Blunk

2015

Mallory Lidaka

2014

Dee Wallis

2013

Melissa Walker

2012

Terra Atkinson

2011

Holly Bryan

2010

Dionne Fortner

2009

Charlotte-Anne Alexander

2008

Hon. Susan “Smitty” M. Dotson-Smith

2007

Harriett T. Smalls

2006

Lynne Townsend Albert

2005

Lydia E. Lavelle

2004

Stella Boswell

2003

Susan Barry

2002

Leah Broker

2001

Lisa Grafstein

2000

Lisa Brachman

1999

Leto Copeley

1998

Harriet S. Hopkins

1997

Maria J. Mangano

1996

Tracy Kenyon Lischer

1995

Luellen Curry

1994

Anne R. Winner

1993

Susan Freya Olive

1992

Hon. Jane V. Harper

1991

Martha W. Lowrance

1990

Meyressa H. Schoonmaker

1989

Heidi G. Chapman

1988

Pam C. Silberman

1987

Jane R. Wettach

1986

Angela R. Bryant

1985

Hon. Lillian B. O’Briant

1984

Gwyneth B. Davis

1982-83

Leslie J. Winner

1980-82

Ellen W. Gerber

1978-80

Carolyn McAllaster

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About NCAWA

The North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys (NCAWA) is the organization where women lawyers in North Carolina come together to build important personal and professional relationships. The NCAWA is about women helping women. When you join the NCAWA, you can expect leadership opportunities, rewarding work on our committees, a networking forum for business development, and more.  
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Mission Statement

NCAWA's mission is to promote the participation of women in the legal profession and advance the rights and welfare of women under the law.