“Get in by the rules, play by the rules and then, change the rules.”
Founder (charter member) National Organization for Women, 1966. NOW National Board Member, 1968-1970. NOW National Treasurer, 1970. President, NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund. Founded Wisconsin NOW, National Women’s Conference Committee, Jewish Women’s Coalition. President, National Women’s Conference Center (NWCC).
Photo 1. Catherine Conroy (left) named Woman of the Year by the Milwaukee chapter of NOW. With her (left to right) are Kathryn Clarenbach, Mary Jean Collins and Gene Boyer.Milwaukee Journal, July 9, 1978.Photo 2. Mary Jean Tully, Gene Boyer and Mary Jean Collins discussing strategy in 1980s.