Past AJLI Presidents

In 1921 the Leagues joined forces as an association, which is today known as The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., in order to bolster their power and amplify their voice through shared knowledge and common causes.

These are the women who have led the Association.

  • Dorothy Payne Whitney (Mrs. Willard Straight)

    Dorothy Payne Whitney (Mrs. Willard Straight)

    1921-1922

    Junior League of the City of New York
  • Mrs. Arthur Swann

    Mrs. Arthur Swann

    1922-1924

    Junior League of the City of New York
  • Mrs. Charles S. Brown, Jr.

    Mrs. Charles S. Brown, Jr.

    1924-1926

    Junior League of the City of New York
  • Mrs. Carleton H. Palmer

    Mrs. Carleton H. Palmer

    1926-1928

    Junior League of Brooklyn

  • Mrs. Foskett Brown

    Mrs. Foskett Brown

    1928-1930

    Junior League of Nashville
  • Mrs. Roger S. Sperry

    Mrs. Roger S. Sperry

    1930-1932

    Junior League of Waterbury, CT
  • Mrs. John G. Pratt

    Mrs. John G. Pratt

    1932-1934

    Junior League of New Orleans

  • Miss Elizabeth P. Taylor

    Miss Elizabeth P. Taylor

    1934-1936

    Junior League of
    Little Rock
  • Mrs. Peter L. Harvie

    Mrs. Peter L. Harvie

    1936-1938

    Junior League of Troy, NY
  • Miss Helen W. Leovy

    Miss Helen W. Leovy

    1938-1940

    Junior League of Pittsburgh
  • Mrs. George V. Ferguson

    Mrs. George V. Ferguson

    1940-1942

    Junior League of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Mrs. Linville K. Martin

    Mrs. Linville K. Martin

    1942-1944

    Junior League of Winston-Salem
  • Miss Cecil Lester Jones

    Miss Cecil Lester Jones

    1944-1946

    Junior League of Washington, D.C.
  • Mrs. Ralph Jones

    Mrs. Ralph Jones

    1946-1948

    Junior League of
    Fairmont/Charleston, WV
  • Miss Dorothy Rakemann

    Miss Dorothy Rakemann

    1948-1950

    Junior League of Boston
  • Mrs. James M. Skinner, Jr.

    Mrs. James M. Skinner, Jr.

    1950-1952

    Junior League of Philadelphia
  • Mrs. Deleslie Allen

    Mrs. Deleslie Allen

    1952-1954

    Junior League of Rochester
  • Mrs. Robert L. Foote

    Mrs. Robert L. Foote

    1954-1956

    Junior League of Chicago
  • Mrs. Frank S. Hanna

    Mrs. Frank S. Hanna

    1956-1958

    Junior League of Saint Joseph, MO
  • Mrs. George W. Vaughan

    Mrs. George W. Vaughan

    1958-1960

    Junior League of Los Angeles
  • Mrs. H. Edmund Lunken

    Mrs. H. Edmund Lunken

    1960-1962

    Junior League of Cincinnati
  • Miss Barabara G. Johnson

    Miss Barabara G. Johnson

    1962-1964

    Junior League of Baltimore
  • Mrs. Warner Marsden

    Mrs. Warner Marsden

    1964-1966

    Junior League of Pasadena
  • Mrs. David A. Whitman

    Mrs. David A. Whitman

    1966-1968

    Junior League of Boston
  • Mrs. Milo Yalich

    Mrs. Milo Yalich

    1968-1970

    Junior League of Colorado Springs

  • Mrs. William H. Osler

    Mrs. William H. Osler

    1970-1972

    Junior League of Harrisburg, PA
  • Mrs. Rufus C. Barkley, Jr.

    Mrs. Rufus C. Barkley, Jr.

    1972-1974

    Junior League of
    Charleston
  • Mrs. Robert C. Poole

    Mrs. Robert C. Poole

    1974-1976

    Junior League of
    Albuquerque
  • Susan Reid Greene

    Susan Reid Greene

    1976-1978

    Junior League of Buffalo
  • Alice H. Weber

    Alice H. Weber

    1978-1980

    Junior League of
    Toledo
  • Margaret M. Graham

    Margaret M. Graham

    1980-1982

    Junior League of Washington, D.C.
  • Anne B. Hoover

    Anne B. Hoover

    1982-1984

    Junior League of
    Fort Wayne
  • Carole P. Hart

    Carole P. Hart

    1984-1986

    Junior League of Greater New Haven
  • Virginia T. Austin

    Virginia T. Austin

    1986-1988

    Junior League of Oklahoma City
  • Maridel M. Moulton

    Maridel M. Moulton

    1988-1990

    Junior League of Oakland-East Bay
  • Suzanne Bond Plihcik

    Suzanne Bond Plihcik

    1990-1992

    Junior League of Greensboro
  • Mary Burrus Babson

    Mary Burrus Babson

    1992-1994

    Junior League of Chicago
  • Nancy Evans

    Nancy Evans

    1994-1996

    Junior League of Cedar Rapids
  • Carol Kleiner

    Carol Kleiner

    1996-1998

    Junior League of Colorado Springs
  • Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker

    Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker

    1998-2000

    Junior League of Buffalo
  • Deborah Brittain

    Deborah Brittain

    2000-2002

    Junior League of Greater Princeton
  • Christine Benero

    Christine Benero

    2002-2004

    Junior League of Washington, D.C./Denver
  • Pam J. Newby

    Pam J. Newby

    2004-2006

    Junior League of Oklahoma City
  • Sandi Kemmish May

    Sandi Kemmish May

    2006-2008

    Junior League of Bristol, TN-VA/Chicago/Fort Wayne
  • Debbie Brown Robinson

    Debbie Brown Robinson

    2008-2010

    Junior League of Houston
  • Delly Beekman

    Delly Beekman

    2010-2012

    Junior League of Monmouth County

  • Toni Freeman

    Toni L. Freeman

    2012-2014

    Junior League of Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Ellen Rose

    Ellen Rose

    2014-2016

    Junior League of the City of New York