About Our Organization

Minnesota Women of Today Creed

We, the Women of Today are service, growth and fellowship.  We believe that through us great lessons can be learned, worthy deeds performed and a hand of fellowship extended to millions of women everywhere.  May we leave the world a better place because we lived and served within it.


United States Women of Today Creed

We, the United States Women of Today, are dedicated to serving our community and nation, are committed to strengthening our individual talents, and stand united by our friendships and belief in the future.


St. Cloud Chapter History
 Year     President 
 2017-2018   Theme: Rock's St. Cloud's Gems ~ Get Your Sparkle ON"
Other positions served outside of chapter:  Cindy Umland, MNWT Membership VP; Jane Holmberg, MNWT State Store Director; Bonnie Olmanson, MNWT Webmaster Assistant
 Roxanne Ryan 
 2016-2017   Theme:  
Other positions served out of chapter:  Cindy Umland; Jane Holmberg, MNWT State Store Director; Bonnie Olmanson, MNWT Webmaster Assistant
 Mary Hansen 
 2015-2016    Theme:  The Journey...
Other positions served outside of chapter:  Cindy Umland, USWT Membership VP, Julie Marchand, MNWT Extensions Director, Bonnie Olmanson, MNWT Webmaster Assistant
MNWT State President:  Terri Dahlberg    
 Bonnie Olmanson 
 2014-2015 Theme:  S'more Smiles with Women of Today
Other positions served outside of chapter:  Julie Marchand, District 5 Director, Bonnie Olmanson, MNWT Webmaster Assistant
MNWT State President:  Laura Gaylord
 Pattie Hanks 
 2013-2014 Theme:
Other positions served outside of chapter:  Bonnie Olmanson, MNWT Webmaster Assistant; Cindy Umland, Membership Management Committee Chair
MNWT State President:  Vicki Rockwell
 Cindy Umland 
 2012-2013 Theme:  
Other positions served outside of chapter:  Bonnie Olmanson, MNWT Webmaster Assistant
MNWT State President:  Nicky Anderson
 Julie Marchand 
 2011-2012 "Once Upon a Star"
Recognized as USWT Ambassador:  Cindy Umland May 2012
Other positions served outside of chapter:  Bonnie Olmanson, MNWT Webmaster Assistant
MNWT State President:  Cindy Sanders
 Nancy Westphall 
 2010-2011 "Hot, Hot, Hot"
Other positions served outside of chapter:  Bonnie Olmanson, MNWT Webmaster Assistant
MNWT State President:  Anne Johnson
 Co-Presidents:  Cindy Umland, Bonnie Olmanson, Nancy Westphall 
 2009-2010 "It's Magical in St. Cloud Women of Today"
First chapter member recognized as USWT Ambassador:  Bonnie Olmanson
Recognized as Key Woman:  Cindy Umland, Annual 2010
Members served on USWT National Staff:  Cindy Umland, USWT Focus on Women Chaplain
Other positions served outside of chapter:  Bonnie Olmanson, MNWT Webmaster Assistant
MNWT State President:  Jen Kinzer
 Ginny Winkelman 
 2008-2009 "What Happens in St. Cloud ... benefits our community"
Members served on USWT National Staff:  Cindy Umland, USWT Parliamentarian
Members served on MNWT State Staff:  Bonnie Olmanson, Chairman of the Board
Members served on MNWT Executive Council:  Janel Bitzan, District 7 Director
Other positions served outside of chapter:  Bonnie Olmanson, MNWT Webmaster Assistant
MNWT State President Sarah Gafkjen
 Jane Holmberg 
 2007-2008 "Field of Dreams"   
Members served on USWT National Staff:  Cindy Umland, Extensions Director
Members served on MNWT State Staff:  Jane Holmberg, MNWT Parliamentarian

MNWT State President:  Bonnie Olmanson
 Terri Cronin 
 2006-2007 "No Theme Year"
Recognized as Key Women:  Janel Bitzan Fall State 2006; Bonnie Olmanson Annual Awards 2007
Members served on MNWT State Staff:  Bonnie Olmanson, MNWT Administrative Vice President; Janel Bitzan, MNWT Treasurer
Members served on MNWT Executive Council:  Jane Holmberg, Ways & Means State Program Manager, Cindy Umland, Jacob Wetterling State Program Manager

MNWT State President:  Mary Zurn
 Anita Brower 
 2005-2006 "Focus (Friends in Our Community United in Service) on the Future"
First chapter member serves on MNWT State Staff:  Janel Bitzan, MNWT Parliamentarian
Members served on MNWT Executive Council:  Bonnie Olmanson, STEP State Program Manager
MNWT State President:  Sharon Robinson
 Cindy Umland 
 2004-2005 "Leap into it w/SCWT"
Members served on MNWT Executive Council:  Jane H, District 7 Director.
Chapter hosted its first Fall State convention; theme:  "Every day is a Holiday"

MNWT State President:  Brenda Schramm
 Leigh Lessard 
 2003-2004 "Catch the Wave"
Members served on MNWT Executive Council:  Cindy Umland, March of Dimes State Program Manager; Janel Bitzan, Focus on Women State Program Manager.
MNWT State President:  Jodie Meyer
 Bonnie Olmanson 
 2002-2003 "On the Mooove w/SCWT"
Members served on MNWT Executive Council:  Cindy Umland, Chaplain & Family State Program Manager; Bonnie Olmanson, District 7 Director
MNWT State President:  Kayla Hermann
 Janel Bitzan 
 2001-2002 "Bloom & Grow w/SCWT"
First year a chapter member served on MNWT Executive Council:  Cindy Umland, District 7 Director
MNWT State President:  Lynne Duffy
 Pattie Hanks 
 2000-2001 "Bear Necessities" (Bring Energy, Accomplishment & Respect)
MNWT State President:  Jodie Johnson
 Cindy Umland 
 1999-2000 "Our Future's So Bright"
Chapter Graduation May 2000
MNWT State President:  Lori Anderson
 Jane Holmberg 
 1998-1999    "Breaking Out of Our Shells with the SCWT" 
St. Cloud Women of Today chartered April 28, 1998, extension team Janet B, Nancy L from Sauk Rapids Chapter
MNWT State President:  Janet Studer

 Jane Holmberg 


St. Cloud Chapter Outstanding Recognition Received
  
 2016-2017

Roxanne Ryan Layne
Minnesota Women of Today 2017 Winter State
Lois M. Christenson Women Who Impact (Non-profit) Award Recipient
Roxanne has been a member of the St. Cloud Women of Today since July 2007.  Although she has a very busy work schedule, she still finds time to give to her community through the various volunteer and leadership organizations with which she is involved.  

The Minnesota Women of Today Lois M. Christenson Women Who Impact Award is designed to honor women who have made a valuable contribution to and impact upon their communities.   This award is open to women over the age of 18 and three categories are recognized:  Non-profit, Youth Outreach, Women's Advocacy 
(link to achievement video will be provided when available)




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