Definition of chairwoman
: a woman who serves as chairman
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The city's decision cited cost savings as the motivation to close the court, though McDermott was critical of Pence's decision to appoint Jorgensen, a former chairwoman of the St. John Republican Committee, to preside over the court.
Wagner, a Republican from the St. Louis area and former state party chairwoman, had been seen as the early frontrunner to take on McCaskill, the Democratic incumbent, after raising nearly $1 million during the first three months of 2017.
The chief executive and chairwoman founded the advertising and creative firm Creative Alliance, which was later renamed Scoppechio in 2014 in her honor.
MCB Tennis Foundation executive vice-president and tournament chairwoman Carol Weyman said that about 170 junior tennis players, including many from the Coastal cities area, will be competing in the tournament.
Scheketa Hart-Burns, 7th Ward, Government Operations Committee chairwoman, said there has been confusion with past church administrations as to whether the church actually is in Aurora or Naperville.
The council Thursday night (June 22) voted unanimously to appoint Sica council chairwoman for the next year.
The speaker of Maryland’s lower house and the chairwoman of the governor’s redistricting committee said the same.
Gloria Lippert, chairwoman of the Southland Community Garden Walk, sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women, said gardens in this area compare well to any in the Chicago area.
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: a woman who leads a meeting, organization, committee, or event
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