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Louisiana Federation of Republican Women:

President, June Williams stated: "Founded in 1953, the Federation is a grassroots political organization with thousands of active members in local clubs across Louisiana, making it one of the largest and most influential women's political organizations in the state.  We work to promote an informed public through political education and activity; increase the effectiveness of women in the cause of good government; encourage and facilitate cooperation and communication among local clubs, their members and the LFRW; foster loyalty to the Republican Party and promote its principles and candidates in all elections; and support objectives and policies of the Republican National Committee and work for the election of the national Republican Party nominee." 

Republican Professional Women of St. Tammany (RPWST)

RPWST Officers
President Pamela Ferguson
1st Vice President, Programs Samantha Goodwin
2nd Vice President
Recording Secretary Daphne Misuraca
Corresponding Secretary Brenda Morton
Treasurer Jacki Schneider
Congratulations to Wensel Conroy and Pamela Ferguson, members of the Leadership St. Tammany Class of 2019!!!

Santa Rosa Island, Florida Trip - $1,500.00, Information: 3 days, 2 nights to be coordinated with owner for up

to 8 people. (Valid October 2018 to October 2019).

Antique Boat Trip on the Tchefuncte - $1,500.00, Information: Leisurely cruise on the Tchufuncte River in an antique boat with sustenance and libations. Donated by: Mayor Greg Lemons.

Pergola - $1,250.00, Information: Up to a 10 ft. by 12 ft. Pergola, all wood is ground contact pine, owner is responsible for any necessary construction permits. Donated by: Brenda Morton and Craig Mahler.

Charter Fishing Trip - $650, Information: Two person, all inclusive, chartered in shore fishing trip located at Shell Beach. Donated by: Inshore Rip Charters.

Bay St. Louis Trip - $500, Information: 3 days, 2 nights for 2 adults, to be coordinated with owner. (Valid October 2018 to October 2019) Donated by: Jackie Schneider.

Jewelry by Anne Dale - $500, Information: Pearl and Diamond Earrings and Bracelet. Donated by: Anne Dale. Jewelry by Boudreaux’s Jewelers - $500, Information: Twisted Fresh Water Pearl Necklace from Boudreaux’

Jewelers. Donated by: Kristie and Ron Thomas.

Restaurant Package - $500, Information: Various restaurant gift certificates donated by area restaurants.

Charter Fishing Trip - $400.00, Donated by: Charlie Coombe.

Stock Your Bar Gift Basket - $350, Information: Miscellaneous Wines and liquor, mixes, glassware, miscellaneous bar items. Donated by: RPWST Members.

Phillip Sage Watermelon Shed Lithograph - $350, Donated by: Kristie and Ron Thomas.
Wine and Cheese Basket - $250, Information: Miscellaneous Wines, Cheese, Glasses, Cheese Board, and Bar

Items. Donated by: RPWST Members.

Louisiana Mine Basket - $250, Information: Miscellaneous Louisiana products and specialty items. Donated by RPWST Members.

Patriotic Basket - $250, Information: Basket loaded with patriotic items, including WWII Museum tickets, along with American and Louisiana state flags which have been flown over the capitol. Donated by: RPWST Members.

And MANY More!! 



Raffle tickets are $35.00 each or two for $50.00. Raffle tickets may be purchased by cash, checks or money order (made payable to RPWST). Tickets will be on sale at the June 6, 2018 meeting.

Drawing will be held at the October 3, 2018 RPWST Meeting.

Members, please get your tickets at the monthly meetings and help us make this fundraiser a huge success. We have many wonderful items that your family, friends and co-workers will be interested in!!!!

Tickets are also available for pick-up at Dr. Susan Strain’s office, 19607 Highway 36, Covington, LA between 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Tele: 985-893-1922 or cell: 985-502-3639 (be sure to leave a voice mail).

If you have any unsold tickets, please return to Dr. Susan Strain at the August meeting. 


  •   The winners will be determined by random drawing.

  •   Winners do not need to be present. Winners will be notified by phone, and/or in writing by U.S.


  •   There is no limit to the number of tickets one (1) person may purchase.

  •   Raffle tickets are $35.00 each or two for $50.00. Raffle tickets may be purchased by cash, checks

    or money order (made payable to RPWST). Should the purchaser’s check not be honored by the

    bank, the ticket will become void and withdrawn from the drawing.

  •   All ticket stub forms must be received with full payment no later than Wednesday, October 3,


  •   Drawing will be held at the October 3, 2018 RPWST meeting at a location to be determined.

  •   Ticket purchaser must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

  •   By IRS declaration, ticket purchases for valuable prizes are not eligible for charitable tax


  •   The prize winner is solely responsible for all local, state and federal taxes; any fees, license

    duties, insurance. The Internal Revenue Service requires that any prizes valued at $600 or more be issued a Form W-2G. The winners understand, acknowledge, and agree that the winners are receiving a prize and will hereby release and discharge RPWST, its officers, board and committee members from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses arising from or caused by the award of such prizes, including, but not limited to the reporting of and payment of any and all taxes that are due.

  •   RPWST, its Officers, Board and Committee Members, assume no liability for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, or entries without payment which will be deemed invalid and disqualified.

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RPWST Literacy Program Success!
Congratulations to Jordan Hymel
2018 Charlotte Hays Scholarship Winner!
Congratulations Sarah Surla
2018 Anne Barnes Scholarship Winner!

About Us - Republican Professional Women of St. Tammany (RPWST) 

The Republican Professional Women of St. Tammany is one of several clubs in the St. Tammany area.  We are the only club that meets regularly in the evening, making it possible for working women to participate.  We meet the first Wednesday of each month at different locations throughout West St. Tammany.  Our meetings begin at 6:30 pm for networking and social time with the business meeting and dinner starting at 7:00 pm.  We have many dynamic speakers through out the year.  Please come and join us.  For information, contact Samantha Goodwin, Second Vice-President/Membership Chairman at or
The Republican Professional Women of St. Tammany (RPWST) is an energetic group of women, many whose busy schedules benefit from our evening meetings.  Members include homemakers, office professionals, retailers, teachers, doctors, lawyers, veterinarians, retirees, community activists, former military and elected officials.  The agendas of RPWST meetings host dynamic speakers who educate and inform us as to current events.  Recent speakers include Louisiana State Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, Mike Strain, Louisiana Secretary of State, Tom Schedler, Cuban Immigrant Gisela Chevalier, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, on topics ranging from white collar crime investigation to Cuban immigrants who have made their new lives in America. Meetings often include a "Constitutional Minute":  an ongoing educational session about our Country's Bill of Rights, Constitution and its Amendments. Our group is very involved in political activities and elections from the local scene to the national level.  We proudly support the Northshore Young Republicans and St. Tammany Teen Age Republicans (STTARs) along with local community outreach programs such as Habitat for Humanity, Safe Harbor, Wounded Warriors and Operation We Care.

Awards Received from the Louisiana Federation of Republican Women:
2015 State Biennial Convention, Alexandria, La for Division B:
First Place Achievement Award - Newsletter

First Place Achievement Award Finance / Fund Raising - Most Money Received
First Place Achievement Award Finance / Fund Raising - Best Idea
Second Place Achievement Award Campaign Volunteer Hours - Club
Second Place Achievement Award - Community Service Caring for America
Second Place Achievement Award - Public Relations and Publicity
Second Place Achievement Award - Scrapbook
Second Place Achievement Award - Technology
Third Place Achievement Award - Programs
2018 Executive Board

President: Pamela Ferguson

1st Vice President: Samantha Goodwin

2nd Vice President: 

Secretary, Recording: Daphne Misuraca

Secretary, Corresponding / Hospitality:  Brenda Morton

Treasurer: Jackie Schneider

Community Leaders and Elected Officials Belonging to RPWST:  

Melissa Henry, Clerk of Court, 22nd Judicial District, St. Tammany Parish
Maureen O'Brien, St. Tammany Parish Council, District 10
Susan Leonard, Justice of the Peace, 4th Ward
Anne Thompson, Justice of the Peace, 4th Ward 
Maureen O'Brien, Pamela Ferguson, Joyette Rhoden, Jackie Schneider, Republican Parish Executive Committee 
Sharon Drucker, St. Tammany Parish School Board 
Kristie Thomas, NAMI Board
Jackie Schneider, State Central Committee 
Susan Strain, Chair Keep Louisiana Beautiful Board