Welcome to the Phoenix BPW Local Organization Website


President: Katherine Peterson (kpeterson@prpcaz.com)

Vice President: Katherine Stevenson  (KJS@Aegisaz.com)

Treasurer: Michele Hallier (mhallier1414@gmail.com)

Secretary: Debbie Dettore

Board Member: Katherine Schmidt (schmidtk@cox.net)

Board Member: Tracy Hawkins (tracy.hawkins79@gmail.com)

Board Member: Joyce Geyser (mjgpc@cox.net)

Board Member and Membership Chair: Anita Auguste (aeauguste@aol.com)

For more information, please contact:

Anita Auguste (aeauguste@aol.com)


Mark your calendar now and join us for the 

September 25th Phoenix Dinner meeting 5:30pm-7:15pm

Presenter: Robin Adrihan

Founder/Co-Owner Smooth Transitions of the Valley

Topic: On the Move Again?

Life’s major transitions are tough at any age. For older adults, moving away from their home can be especially challenging. It ranks as one of the top three most stressful events in life. And for good reason; leaving a lifetime of memories is emotional.

Whether you are downsizing a residence, or moving into a retirement community, t can be overwhelming. Possibly there are health or memory issues involved with this move. If you are a family member trying to help, it can wear on you emotionally and physically. Maybe your job is demanding, or you live out of state and there is a time constraint.

Serving older adults in the Phoenix and West Valley area for almost a decade, Robin will share the knowledge she has gained. Find out how to make a smooth transition and go from feeling “overwhelmed” to “overjoyed”!

About Robin: As a Wisconsin native, Robin is very familiar with all of the confusion and stress that comes with downsizing, packing, and moving. She has moved nearly 50 times herself including eight cross-country trips. Her diversified business experience includes earning accolades as a successful real estate broker, and owing a home improvement business. She has many years of experience in the estate sale industry. liquidating all types of assets for her clients. Packaged together, this combination of knowledge that she brings to her clients is incomparable in the regions senior move management industry. She is a member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers, Spotlight, PASRS, and the West Maricopa Realtor’s Association, all groups that support senior relocation.


Meeting Date: 4th Tues of every month (except July & December)

Meeting Location: Bluewater Grill 1720 E Camelback Rd Phoenix 85016

Time: 5:30 pm Socializing and Networking
6:00 pm Meeting and Program
7:15 pm Adjournment

Reservations: Anita Auguste, 602-996-4066 or aeauguste@aol.com
Please make reservations Friday morning prior to the meeting.

Cost $20.00 for members and guests at the door.  $21.00 for members and guest on paypal.  Pay at the meeting-cash or check made payable to Phoenix BPW.
You can also pay by Credit Card using Paypal  -> Click Here

BPW Phoenix
BPW Phoenix was founded in 1915 and is a charter club of BPW Arizona. It is our honor to organize fundraising efforts for a new scholarship endowment fund in honor of the women who have been Phoenix BPW members over our 101 year history. Notable members of BPW Phoenix include the Honorable Arizona Chief Justice Lorna Lockwood, the Honorable Governor Rose Mofford and Elsie Toles, Arizona’s first woman Superintendent of Public Instruction.

BPW is a leading advocate for today’s working women and supports causes related to enhancing the lives of women and increasing educational and job opportunities for women.

Arizona Business and Professional Women’s Foundation
Established in 1989, the Arizona Business and Professional Women’s Foundation (AZBPW Foundation) promotes the advancement of Arizona’s working women through scholarships, research, and education. Scholarships are awarded to women 21 years or older who attend community college in Arizona to acquire better job opportunities. AZBPW Foundation is an Arizona 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable corporation ID 74-2258203.