Debra "Deb" Strahanoski
Deb Strahanoski brings 25 years of Federation experience to her role as GFWC Treasurer. She has served her clubs, district, and GFWC Illinois in various roles, including district corresponding secretary, scholarship and state project chairman; Illinois State Director of Junior Clubs (2000-2002); and GFWC Illinois President (2008-2010).
Nationally, Deb served GFWC as Home Life, Membership, and Community Improvement Program Award Chairman. Deb is not only a powerhouse volunteer for GFWC, but within her community as well. She served Easter Seals as president of its board of directors (1995-1997). Deb also served on the Joliet Township High School Foundation board and is currently serving as a board member for both the United Way and Prevent Child Abuse Illinois.
Deb has been employed with Easter Seals since 2004 as Development Manager, managing all annual fundraising activities and events for the Joliet Region. She credits any career success to the experience, leadership, and communication skills she has garnered through her many GFWC relationships.
Deb also works alongside her husband, Bill, in his public accounting office; a business they have owned for 27 years. They recently celebrated 30 years of marriage and have two grown children.
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