Member United States delegate 15th session population commission United Nations Economic and Social Council, Geneva, 1969. Member President's Commission for Observance of 25th Anniversary of United Nations, 1970-1971. Member Iowa Commission for Blind, 1961-1963, chairwoman, 1963.
Member Iowa Governor's Commission on Aging, 1962. Member advisory council University Iowa Hawkeye Fund Women's Program, 1982-1987, co-founder Iowa Women's Archives, 1991. Member bipartisan legislative committee on government ethics and procedures, 1992.
Member Governor's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Campaign Finance Disclosure Law, 1989. Member Des Moines Human Rights Commission, since 1995. Member Women's Auxiliary American Medical Association, United Nations Association, National Conference Christians and Jews, National Women's Political Caucus (advisory board 1978-1997), Philanthropic and Educational Organization, Kappa Alpha Theta.
Died August 22, 1997. The concept of "giving back" to the community in return for the benefits you have received establishes a sound basis for public service. I also believe that a woman who has achieved any degree of success in any field has an obligation to help other women in their efforts to succeed.