South Haven AAUW gives local women an opportunity to contribute efforts to community service, to enhance educational opportunities, to inform members on local and national issues, and to participate in activities of interest.


To advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. read more

Gratitude for Scholarship


This invitation was sent to South Haven AAUW.  What an Honor for South Haven AAUW.

Kara Barber-Madsen graduated from Western Michigan, Kara was one of our Scholarship Recipients in 2013.

Carol Tidwell and Lois Schwartz will be attending  Kara’s open house.

How lovely it is, to be invited, to share her special day.

Equal Pay Day Lansing April 25, 2017

This year the Equal Pay Day Coalition led by Michigan AAUW has reserved the Capitol Steps in Lansing for National Equal Pay Day on April 25th to rally supporters of pay equity legislation. President Lois Schwartz has applied and recieved a mini-grant from   AAUWMI to help us acquire transportation to Lansing.   Registration form for AAUW Michigan click here

Click here for more information on how to be involved in the Equal Pay day rally


Annual Business Meeting

May 11, 2017 5:00pm

Lake Michigan College South Haven Campus

Annual Meeting Minutes can be read before the meeting located in the Members only section which is password protected.

Nominations for office presented by the board

President Elect – Sharon Guiltinan

Treasurer – Jan Blaising

This year, we must elect a President Elect and a Treasurer, both of whom would assume their offices on July 1 of this year. The Treasurer will serve a term of two years and the President-Elect will serve in that capacity for one year and then begin serving as President for two years beginning July 1, 2018. Since Sharon’s term as Co-Vice President for Programs would not be completed for another year, in accordance with our bylaws, All vacancies in office, excluding the president, shall be filled for the unexpired term by the Board of Directors…..
Maureen Nugent has graciously agreed to fill the unexpired term. 

Annual Dues are due again.

You can pay your $75 dues at the  Annual meeting and Spring Tea or send them to Mary Lynn Bugge Treasurer.

2017 Public Policy Committee Co Chairs

I am thrilled to announce that Julie Ludwig and Julie Leavitt have agreed to be the next Co-Chairs of the Public Policy Committee.  Both Julie Ludwig and Julie Leavitt have been strong advocates of advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy and education.  They are both great leaders and I know that they will continue and improve the work of the South Haven Public Policy Committee.

Please join me in congratulating both Julies and the Public Policy Committee ……………we continue to move upward and onward!

Bridget Tolpa, Chair
Public Policy, SHAAUW