ABOUT US
Founded in 1950, Las Primeras has been assisting our greater community for over 69 years. The membership of Las Primeras is a driving force in all we do. Our dedicated members allow our organization to continue our legacy of giving to and serving our community.

Please contact us if you have questions about our organization or membership.l

69 Years of Proud Leadership
Photos and Video
2018-2019
EXECUTIVE BOARD
Sarah Cantu
President
Mary Johnson
First Vice President
Tami Palumbo
Second Vice President
Cathy Shaw
Second Vice President
Cheryl Roche
Recording Secretary
Nancy Peinado
Corresponding Secretary
Bea McLellan
Treasurer
Kris Prince
Past President


ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP
Kaia Ackerly 
Carol Adair 
Beth Atayde 
Hoa Audette
Mary Augustine
 Rowena Bell 
Leslie Bunker 
Sarah Cantu 
Patty Chavez 
Lori Coons 
Denise Czer 
Sue Foley 
Barbara Fuller 
Mary Johnson 
Connie Kocherga 
Karen LeBaron 
Bea McLellan 
Sue Miller 
Irasema Page 
Tami Palumbo 
Nancy Peinado 
Jan Pradels
Kris Prince 
Cheryl Roche
Leslie Schroeder 
Cathy Shaw
 Phyllis Snyder 
Loren Tarantino 
Nicolette Thermos
 Trudy Umansky 
Cindy Warren
 Judy Willoughby

COMMITTEE CHAIRS 
AMENITIES
Loren Tarantino


BYLAWS
Barb Fuller
Jan Pradels

FUNDRAISING
Kris Prince
Sue Miller
Carol Adair
HELPING HANDS
Irasema Page
HISTORIAN
Barbara Johnson
HOSTESS
Cindy Warren
MEMBERSHIP
Lori Coons
Nancy Cornell
NOMINATING
Sue Miller
Cindy Warren
PATRONS
Karen LeBaron
Beth Atayde
THANK YOU LETTERS
Phyllis Snyder
Judy Willoughby
PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Kim Piancone

WEBSITE & YEARBOOK
Maria Elena Googins

PAST PRESIDENTS 
1950-1974 [Las Madrinas]
1975-Present [Las Primeras]

LAS MADRINAS-PAST PRESIDENTS

Mrs. John Vitalich 1950

Mrs. John McCausland 1951

Mrs. Cecil Cotton 1952

Mrs. Frank Robinson 1953

Mrs. George Mross 1954

Mrs. Don Chase 1955

Mrs. Landford Brown 1956

Mrs. Albert Herney 1957

Mrs. John Neal 1958-59

Mrs. Frank Ragen 1960-61

Mrs. H. Wallace Hartin 1962-63

Mrs. Joseph Casey 1964-65

Mrs. John Morgan 1966

Mrs. Herbert Carlson 1967

Mrs. Bruce R. Hartley 1968

Mrs. Frank Whittington 1969

Mrs. Charles E. Brown 1970

Mrs. Mitchell Koteff 1971-72

Mrs. Edward A. Kemler 1973-74

LAS PRIMERAS-PAST PRESIDENTS

Mrs. Edward Kemler 1975

Mrs. Robert Povondra 1976

Mrs. Jack Macaulay 1977

Mrs. Malcolm Hogan 1978

Mrs. Ronald A. Young 1979

Mrs. Gerald Eklund 1980

Mrs. David Phair 1981

Mrs. David Allen 1982

Mrs. David F. Wilson 1983

Mrs. Donald M. Dolgas 1984

Mrs. David F. Wilson 1985

Mrs. David Allen 1986

 Mrs. Michael Pradels 1987

Mrs. Russell Bullen 1988-89

Mrs. Michael Pradels 1990

Mrs. Cole Willoughby 1991-92

Mrs. William Foley 1993

Mrs. Douglas Fuller 1994-95

Mrs. Michael Bell   1996-1997

Mrs. David Snyder   1998-1999

Mrs. Harvey Warren   2000-2001

Mrs. Dave Ward    2002-2003

Mrs. Clarice Perkins   2004-2006

Mrs. Ginny Jensen   2007

Mrs. Chris Malone  2008-2009

Mrs. Judy Goldman   2010

Mrs. Sue Miller   2011

Mrs. Mary Augustine    2012-2014

Mrs. Kris Prince   2015-2016

Mrs. Sarah Cantu 2017-2018


LAS PRIMERAS
AN ALL-VOLUNTEER GROUP OF WOMEN DEDICATED TO A LEGACY OF COMPASSIONATE GIVING.
FOUNDED IN 1950, WE CHANGE LIVES. THROUGH FUND-RAISING AND INVOLVEMENT IN OUR COMMUNITY, WE OFFER HOPE, ENCOURAGEMENT, AND FOSTER INDEPENDENCE TO THOSE IN NEED.