A GFWC clubwoman for 26 years, Chris Sienkielewski has served in a variety of capacities on the GFWC New Jersey Board of Directors, including as GFWC New Jersey State director of junior clubs, 1996-1998. As a member of the GFWC Board of Directors for the past 13 years, she has chaired committees in several program areas, including Continuing Education, Conservation, Public Relations, and Literacy. She is currently serving a second term as the GFWC Leadership chairman. Professionally, Chris has been an educator for 36 years, teaching various grade levels in Washington State, Illinois, and New Jersey. For 18 years, she was the a director of a private preschool and kindergarten, and for the past six years she has been working as an instructor and a program director in adult education. She is also the co-owner of a professional development company, 3 Bridges, and a member of the New Jersey Association of Lifelong Learning Board of Directors.