The board consists of the Officers and the Committee Chairs.  Below is a description of the duties of the board and a list of the Officers, Committee Chairs and Committee Members for 2011/12

The Board meets in Urban Center Room 410 at 10:30 AM of the Thursday on which the first Membership Meeting of the month takes place.  Members are invited to attend the Board meetings as guests.


For Board Biographies and Photos Click Here.


The President presides at the board meetings and general meetings and appoints ad hoc committees as needed.

Sandy Trainer

The President-elect automatically becomes President when the President has served a full term. The President-elect acts as President when the President is absent and keeps the Constitution and Bylaws current and available. 

Trudi Hewitt

The Secretary takes brief minutes at board and membership business meetings; sends necessary communications, and maintains a Book of Resolutions containing the rules, regulations, and policies adopted by the Association and Board.

Pat Steffan

The Treasurer receives and deposits the dues; pays the operating expenses as incurred; periodically reviews the status of members' dues; strives to maintain paid-up registrations; cooperates with the Membership Chairperson in maintaining a current membership roster; and makes monthly reports of the Association's finances to the Board.

Terry Hewitt

The Immediate Past President is a consultant to other officers.

Sandy Stapleton


RAPSU has a number of committees to help it function.  The Board would be pleased to have members consider volunteering for any of the following committees.

Membership: recruits new members and maintains current membership records.

    Jeanie Frankel, Chair

    Kathy Armour

    Scott Smith

Program: plans and carries on the programs.

    John Ewing. Chair

    Betty Burke

    Pat Squire

    Mike Sands

Newsletter editor: edit a periodic newsletter.

    Trudi Hewitt

Member Outreach: keeps the membership informed of the welfare of members, sends cards and makes telephone calls as appropriate.

    Eileen Elliot

Hospitality: is responsible for maintaining the refreshment table at the meetings.

    Rosemary Kenney, Chair

    Joan Goodman

    Florence Guimary

Social: plans social activities such as special luncheons, parties and trips.

    Martha McKinnon, Chair

    Mary Lamb

    Frances Sessions

    Scott Smith

    Pat Steffan

Webmaster: manages email correspondence, emails the RAPSU Newsletter and manages the website

    Interim Webmaster: David Sessions

We are looking for RAPSU members to take over interim positions.

Volunteer by emailing:  rapsuatpsu@gmail.com