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TFRW Woman of Distinction – June 2022

TFRW Woman of Distinction – June 2022

Carol Van De Walle is a sixth-generation Texan, a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and was born and raised in San Antonio where she is a member of Bexar County Republican Women (BCRW). Before getting involved in politics, she was Vice President of United Savings of Texas, then left the banking industry to join her husband Joe’s family business, Van De Walle Farms. “We operated a vegetable farming and produce sales company started by Joe’s grandparents around...
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TFRW Woman of Distinction – May 2022

TFRW Woman of Distinction – May 2022

Janis Holt is a lifelong Republican having cast her first vote in a Presidential Election for Ronald Reagan in 1980. Janis has been a Delegate to the Republican Precinct, County and State Conventions since 2008, and has been an elected Delegate to the National Convention in 2012 and 2016. In addition, she is a member of the Texas Republican Party Grassroots Club, is a Hardin County Precinct Chair, and has served as an Election Judge. She also has been a member...
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TFRW Woman of Distinction – April 2022

TFRW Woman of Distinction – April 2022

Highly regarded as a leader among Republican Women across Texas, Marie Maggio has a passion for service to her community and state. A simple invitation many years ago was all it took for Marie to quickly become an asset to the Golden Triangle Republican Women. Her dedication to serving resulted in her serving as President, Membership Chair, and Bylaws Chair not once, but twice on two separate occasions. Once established in her local club and her county party, Marie discovered the...
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National Federation of Republican Women Presents Reagan Award to Texas GOP Leader

National Federation of Republican Women Presents Reagan Award to Texas GOP Leader

ORLANDO, Fla. – Texas Republican leader Glynis Chester was awarded the prestigious Ronald Reagan Leadership Award during the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) 41st Biennial Convention held Sept. 24-26th in Orlando. A resident of Frisco and president of the Texas Federation of Republican Women (TFRW), Chester received the award at a luncheon on Sept. 25th. The award was established by the NFRW in 2005 to recognize the outstanding leadership of one state president and is presented every two years at...
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TFRW Woman of Distinction – December 2021

TFRW Woman of Distinction – December 2021

Our TFRW December Woman of Distinction is Judge Cyndi Wheless, the presiding judge of the 417th District Court in Collin County. Cyndi Wheless currently serves as the presiding judge of the 417th District Court in Collin County, hearing juvenile and child welfare cases. After graduation from Plano Senior High School in 1982, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Government and Politics at the University of Texas at Dallas, graduating cum laude, and received her law degree from Southern Methodist University School of...
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TFRW Woman of Distinction – November 2021

TFRW Woman of Distinction – November 2021

Our November Woman of Distinction is a TFRW treasure and sets an example for all of us to follow. She is a proud lady who was certainly “ahead of her time” in her career paths and forward thinking. Woodie Virginia (she prefers just “V”) Hornburg was born the youngest of four children in Palestine, Texas, on July 7th, 1921. Her father was a conductor on the railroad. She is a fifth generation Texan—her great-grandmother was born here in 1834. Following graduation from...
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