At the Spring Board Meeting March 7th 2014

OFRW Wins the Caring for America Award

From the NFRW District II

Thanks to the wonderful work of

the North Coast Republican Women

Below are the links to the initiatives


Astoria School Board Initiative

NCRW 4 month Journey to Astoria School Board defeat of HBSC




The Oregon Federation of Republican Women meets twice a year, once in the Spring and once in the Fall.


Next Meeting - Thursday March 6th and Friday March 7th 2014


Thursday March 6th - 4:00PM

Shilo Inn - Seaside, Oregon

Executive Board Closed Meeting

6:00PM - North Coast Republican Women - Dinner & Speaker


Friday March 7th -8:30AM - 4:30PM

Full Board Meeting & OFRW Club Presidents

Seaside Convention Center - Seaside Oregon


Full Details and Reservation Forms to follow....




OFRW Biennial

October 11-13, 2013

Holiday Inn - Wilsonville, Oregon


Agenda               Caring for America Project


AUGUST 15, 2013

The OFRW convention committee is pleased to announce that National President Rae Lynne Chornenky will be one of our special guest speakers. President Chornenky is just coming off her own convention held in Louisville, KY celebrating NFRW's 75th anniversary. Our delegates and guests will hear from her the highlights of the national convention and the importance of the upcoming elections.


Rae Lynne Chornenky

Rae Lynne Chornenky of Arizona was elected NFRW president at the 36th Biennial Convention in Kansas City and took office in January 2012. She also has served as 1st, 2nd and 4th vice presidents.


Chornenky is proud to be a native of Phoenix, where she lives with her husband. A loyal Arizona State University (ASU) alum, Chornenky earned a bachelor's degree (graduating magna cum laude), master’s degree in counseling, and juris doctorate, all from ASU. She has practiced law for 28 years and currently owns her own business, making her sensitive to the issues of running a corporation.


Chornenky retired from the superior court bench in 1995 and went on to serve as a legislative attorney for an Arizona cabinet-level agency, drafting extensive legislation and successfully lobbying state budget issues, laws, and regulatory acts. She appeared in television, radio and print media, as well. She served as adjunct professor of constitutional law, substantive criminal law and evidence. Her private legal practice has included advising non-profit organizations, representing political candidates and campaign organizations, coordinating seminars and workshops, serving as a speaker on constitutional and political issues, and the defense of individuals charged with crimes.


Experience on the boards of the Junior League of Phoenix, Valley Leadership of Phoenix, YWCA, American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section’s Editorial Board, Arizona FRW and NFRW has allowed Chornenky insight into creative ways in which the community’s needs may be met. She has been named one of the most influential women by the Junior League of Phoenix and was selected as a fellow in the ASU Leadership Policy Program. Holding office in the parent organizations of her children’s schools and taking active participation in their sports and performance activities has increased her ability to achieve results outside of the realm of the “tried and true.”


As a Republican, Chornenky has been elected precinct committeeman and sat on the executive committee of the state party. She has been a member of the NFRW since 1994. She had the privilege of attending the 1995 NFRW biennial convention and, since that “beginning,” has continuously served on the NFRW Board of Directors, with the exception of one term. It has been her great honor to serve on and learn from the incredible leaders of the NFRW Membership, Program and Achievement Awards committees. She also served as vice chair of the NFRW Bylaws Committee and as NFRW state presidents coordinator.


PRESS RELEASE - August 27, 2013

"Long live Oregonians" Access to Quality Healthcare for Oregon Women


You can't read the paper, turn on the TV or listen to the radio without seeing ads for CoverOregon, our state's Insurance Marketplace, or any number of insurance companies vying for business from the women of our state. How do you know if the facts presented are true and, more importantly, how do you choose what is best? Join us for a lively discussion on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 12th with Deborah Tompkins, President of Tompkins Benefit Group, Inc. Deborah will help us cut through to the facts about health reform in 2014 along with a few prognostications for the future.

Legislative Forum

Carolyn Oakley - Moderator



Rep. Julie Parrish










Native born Oregonian, Representative Julie Parrish R-Tualatin/West Lynn, District 37 will be one of the legislators participating in the Legislative Workshop on Saturday afternoon on October 12th in Wilsonville.  Representative Parrish serves on House Committee on Veterans affairs and House Committee on Education, Human Services and Healthcare.  Julie co-chairs the Military Child Education Coalition.  Their goal is to better serve Oregon’s 11,000 plus military connected children.  Julie’s personal background, life experiences and vision for Oregon have inspired her to work harder than ever for her District and Oregonians.

OFRW legislative Chairman and former State Representative Carolyn Oakley will be the moderator for a lively discussion on issues that affect you and all Oregonians.


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