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President's Message: Leage Anticipates a Busy 1995 (Suzanne Meisenzahl)
Recommendations for State Convention Agenda
Mayor Outlines Ambitious Plan for Honolulu
New Directions for 1995
Physical and Sexual Violence Bill to Be Revised (Pamela Ferguson-Brey)
Congratulations, Pamela!
Planning and Zoning Committee Has Busy Month (Astrid Monson)
State Data Book Wins Again (Astrid Monson)
City Finances Discussion Slated (Jean Aoki)
Rights Petition Circulated
Information Exchange Conference Planned (Marion Saunders)
Letters to the Editor - LWV Action Praised (Faye Kennedy)
Letters to the Editor - Mahalo for LWV Kokua (Martha Ross)
Volunteers Needed
Membership

Congratulations, Pamela!

Kudos to our own Pamela Ferguson-Brey, winner of the Hawaii Women Lawyers' 1994 Woman Lawyer of the Year award. She will officially receive the award at a reception to be held on Friday, January 20, 4:30-7:30 pm. at the Plaza Club. (Call 396-8506 if interested in attending.) We know Pam as chair of our Human Resources Committee, but she also holds a full time position as executive director of the Hawaii Commission on the Status of Women, where she is immersed in legislative and community work. For example, she helped draft a bill to establish a clearinghouse for missing and abducted children, heads the Women's Legislative Coalition, acts as coordinating counsel on domestic violence, and recently coordinated community groups for Women's Health Month. As a result of this last project, she hopes to expand the network of groups working on issues relating to women and children.

Prior to her work with the commission, Pam was a deputy attorney general with Child Protective Services, and a deputy prosecuting attorney, working mostly in Family Court. We are fortunate to have Pam as an active LWV member, and offer our heartiest congratulations on receiving this prestigious award.

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