In 1988, three Santa Clarita Zontians – Jami Kennedy, Pat Allen, and Barbara Cochran (then Stearns) – argued amongst themselves about which one would be given credit for bringing in a new and already respected new member, Darleen (then Determan) Lyons. Today, every member knows this amazing example of Zonta leadership as someone who is…

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As your club President, I encourage all of our members to voice their thoughts and opinions. This past quarter I have heard many who said they would love to have certain things changed for the future. I have also heard from a few seasoned members who don’t want anything changed and wanted me to make…

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For centuries, leadership was thought of as an exercise of power and force. Since the second half of the twentieth century, however, that notion has been rejected and replaced by the simple idea that leadership is the accomplishment of goal(s) through the direction of human participants. This team approach is democratic leadership that marries the…

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Dr. Sharon Langenbeck, a longtime member of Santa Clarita’s local Zonta Club, was chosen to be Zonta’s International next president and hopes to expand Zonta’s reach worldwide.  Langenbeck was inducted into the role of president for the 2020-2022 term on July 17, and intends to launch projects to aid women’s rights in Peru, Papua New…

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