Sunday, June 15, 2008

Democratic Women of Forsyth County elect new officers !

Left to right :

Kerri Rosewall, 2nd VP
Camille Fareri, Recording Secretary
Linda Pratt, Corresponding Secretary
Angie Rigney, President
Marilyn Beverly, 1st VP
Northild White, Treasurer

Lauren Simon/

The historic first chapter of the Democratic Women of Forsyth County elected the following officers on Thursday, May 8:

Angie Rigney, a Georgia native and resident of Forsyth County for the past 18 years, was elected to serve as President. Rigney works for a successful local distributor and serves on the Democratic Party’s Forsyth County Committee as a representative of District 5, and has served on the bylaws and events subcommittees. She and her husband, Mike, have a son, Zack, a senior at Forsyth Central.

Elected as First-Vice President, Marilyn Beverly, is a retired manager from Bell South and lives with her husband, Norm, and two grand daughters, Angel and Christian, in North Forsyth. Beverly has been active in politics for many years and serves on the County Committee as Secretary. Moved from Miami to Cobb County in 1979 and a Forsyth resident since 2001.

Kerry Rosewall was elected as Second Vice-President. Rosewall currently works at the Forsyth County Community Connection as a volunteer coordinator and at Forsyth County Family Haven as a special events assistant. She was an active member of the Cobb County Democratic Committee and the Cobb Democratic Women. She and her husband, Dan, have lived in Forsyth County for 10 years and have one son, Mitch, a freshman at Georgia State University.

Camille Fareri, PHD, elected Recording Secretary, is a New York native who has lived in Georgia for over 12 years, has been an educator for over 35 years and currently teaches on the college level. An aspiring author, she spent over a dozen years in New York state government and has written and supported both state and federal adult literacy legislation, including testifying before Congress on behalf of amnesty education.

Dr. Linda Pratt, a retired full-professor and Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at North Carolina Central University, will serve the DWFC as corresponding secretary. Pratt moved to Forsyth County in 2004 to be near her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren after living in the Raleigh-Durham, NC area for 32 years. She was active in the Wake County Democratic Party and is a member of the Forsyth County Democrats.

Northild White, a resident of Forsyth County since 1981, will serve the group as Treasurer. White is the wife of Michael White, retired solicitor for the City of Atlanta , and has two grown daughters. She has served on the board of a ballet company, was active in Girl Scouts and the Garden Club and has worked on several Congressional Democratic campaigns.

The Democratic Women of Forsyth County meet monthly. Meetings are held the second Thursday of every month ,alternating between lunch and dinner meetings .For more information, contact Angie Rigney at

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