National Organization for Women of New Jersey


The National Organization for Women of New Jersey (NOW New Jersey) is an affiliate of the National Organization for Women. It was founded in 1975. It is a state-wide abortion rights activist organization which claims to have 10,000 members, activists, and allies. NOW New Jersey has 13 chapters throughout the state, each autonomous and self-governed, on campuses and in the local community. NOW-NJ is a completely volunteer organization.[1]


Executive Board

As at 2012, the following served on the board:[2]

  • Rita Spaulding, President
  • Rick Gray, Leadership Vice President
  • Linda Fell Peterson, Administrative Vice President
  • Rosemary Hardison, Membership Vice President
  • Mariann Mann, Treasurer
  • Lorraine Petrie, Secretary



  1. NOW-NJ: About Us (accessed on Aug 31, 2012)
  2. NOW-NJ: Executive Board (accessed on Aug. 31, 2012)
Last modified on 31 August 2012, at 17:06