Lois Herr

Lois Herr DEMDemocrat

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Lois HerrDEMDemocrat American activist
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Lois Kathryn Herr (born December 23, 1941) is a progressive activist living in Pennsylvania. While working at AT&T she was leader fighting for equal rights for women in the workplace. A Democrat, she ran for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district in 2004, 2006 and 2010. In 2013, she was elected to the Borough Council of Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania, and took office in 2014.

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Education8 - 8 of 6
Fordham Gabelli School of Business
MBA Business Administration
1973 - 1974
University of Chicago
Attended
1969 - 1971
Elmhurst College
Attended
1967
University of Pennsylvania
MA English
1962 - 1963
Elizabethtown College
BA English
1959 - 1962
Gettysburg College
Attended
1961
Past Positions1 - 19 of 19
Committee Member
Democratic Party of Pennsylvania
2006 - 2010
Committee Member
Lancaster County Democratic Committee
2004 - 2010
Executive Director
Lancaster County Democratic Committee
2009 - 2010
Delegate
Democratic National Committee
2008
Board Member
Conestaga Title Insurance Company
1992 - 2005
Scholar-in-Residence
Elizabethtown College
2003 - Current
Director of Marketing
Elizabethtown College
1998 - 2003
Visiting Instructor - Marketing
Elizabethtown College
1993 - 1998
Consultant
Taylor Group
1990 - 1993
Book Author
Self-Employed
1990 - Current
Managing Director
Nynex
1984 - 1990
District Manager
Coordination/Market Research and Services, Bell Communications Research
1982 - 1984
District Manager
Marketing, AT&T Corporation
1981 - 1982
District Manager
New York Telephone
1978 - 1981
Acting Manager
AT&T Corporation
1975 - 1978
Management Consultant
President's Executive Interexchange Program, Office of Management and Budget
1974 - 1975
Supervisor
Corporate Planning, AT&T Corporation
1971 - 1974
Associate Member of Technical Staff
Bell Telephone Laboratories
1964 - 1971
Teacher
Language Arts, Middletown Township Schools
1963 - 1964
Other Experience1 - 50 of 50
Member
Mount Gretna Borough Council
2014 - Current
Board Member
Graystone Manor Therapeutic Riding Center
2010 - Current
Member
Lancaster County Transportation Authority
2007 - 2008
Executive Committee Member
Elizabethtown Grange
2006 - Current
Board Member
Pennsylvania Federation of Democratic Women
2005 - 2006
Chair
Lancaster County Planning Commission
2000 - 2006
Co-Chair
Lancaster County Growth Management Update Task Force
2004 - 2006
Member
Women's National Democratic Club
2006
Member
Lancaster Strategic Tourism Task Force
2005 - 2006
Board Member
Conestoga Financial Corporation
1997 - 2005
Founding Member
Lancaster Coalition for Smart Growth
2004 - 2005
Member
Mount Joy Township Agricultural Security Advisory Committee
2004 - Current
Board Member
Veteran Feminists of America
2003 - Current
Member
Outreach Committee, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania
2002 - 2003
Charter Member
National Women's History Museum
2002 - Current
Member
Act 40 Local Tax Study Commission for Elizabethtown Area High School
2001
Member
Elizabethtown Rotary Club
2000 - Current
Board Member
Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce
1998 - 2000
Member
Lancaster Chamber of Commerce
1998 - 2000
Member
Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce
1998 - 2000
Member
Executive Orientation Series Planning Committee, Leadership Lancaster
1999 - 2000
Board Member
Executive Committee, Lancaster Farmland Trust
1992 - 1999
Board Member
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Board of Examiners
1994 - 1999
Board Member
Penn Laurel Girl Scout Council
1993 - 1996
Founding Member
Friends of the Gretna Game Lands
1996
President
The Women's Alliance
1994 - 1996
Co-Chair
Friends of the High Library
1990 - 1992
Trustee
Elizabethtown College
1975 - 1981
Chair
New York City Chapter, Society for Technical Communication
1976 - 1977
Member
Fordham Presidential Advisory Committee on Education in Business
1973 - 1974
Member
Goals Committee, Society for Technical Communication
1972 - 1973
Board Member
Park Place West Condominium
1970 - 1971
Board Member
Chicago Chapter, Society for Technical Communication
1969 - 1971
Founding Member
The AT&T Women's Alliance
1971
Contributing Member
Lancaster County Conservancy
Member
Hans Herr House Foundation
Member
Greater Elizabethtown Democratic Club
Member
Women in Cable and Telecommunications
Member
National Women's Political Caucus
Member
American Hunters and Shooters Association
Member
Elizabethtown College Alumni Association
Member
Fordham University Graduate Business School Alumni
Member
Association of BellTel Retirees
Member
National Organization for Women
Member
People for the American Way
Member
Planned Parenthood
Member
The International Alliance of Women
Member
Sierra Club
Member
American Association of University Women
Member
Telephone Pioneers of America