The Alabama-West Florida Conference would like to congratulate Clara Ester on her election as the National United Methodist Women Vice President. Ester was elected at the national meeting on August 29, 2016, in Houston, TX. General Secretary Harriett Olson installed the new national officers, which are President Shannon Priddy, Vice President Clara Ester, Secretary Cindy Saufferer, Governance Chair Gail Douglas-Boykin and Finance Chair Estella Wallace. Ester commented that she was excited to, "Change the world in the next four years."
Ester, of Toulminville-Warren Street UMC
(Mobile District), was also elected to the UMW Board of Directors back in June.
She was a delegate to 2016 General and Jurisdictional Conference and has also served in numerous district and conference roles. She is an active lay servant minister and a retired deaconess.