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Changing of the Guard!


Stepping up as Chair of WLC will be Norma Grace. Norma served the last two years as Vice Chair and Chair of Success by Six.

Norma retired from the University of New Orleans in 2008 following a long career in higher education. As Vice Chancellor for Technology and Economic Development, she was a leader in the university’s efforts in real estate acquisition and technology/industry/university partnerships, including the development of the University of New Orleans Research and Technology Park Lakefront Campus. Since her retirement, she has remained active in her field. 

Norma has served on numerous boards and commissions including: the New Orleans Federal Alliance, a
not-for-profit organization charged with the redevelopment of the Naval Support Facility in Algiers; the boards of the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR), Crimestoppers, Alliance Francaise, Parkway Partners, the UNO International Alumni Association, Women’s Professional Council, the Board of Liquidation of the City of New Orleans and the Sewerage and Water Board.

Norma is married to Bob Sternhell. They have two sons, Alex (wife Kristy) and Colin, and two granddaughters, Cybil 6 and Camille Rose 2 months.


May 27th (Tues.)
Book Club: Half Broke Horses
Little Gem Saloon

June 5th (Thurs.)-11:45am
Allocations General Meeting
United Way Building [2515 Canal Street]
Lunch served [$10 donation requested]
RSVP to Nancy

June 24th
WLC Leadership Luncheon-12pm
Member Reception 11:30
Audubon Tea Room
RSVP to Nancy