Carol Salmon was elected NFRW member-at-large at the 36th Biennial Convention in Kansas City and took office in January 2012. She is director of NFRW Region 3, which includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah.
Previously, Salmon served as chair of the NFRW Fundraising Committee and as a member of the NFRW Literacy Committee. She served as vice president and as newsletter chair of the Ohio FRW, and as president of the Canfield RWC, the largest club in Mahoning County. She also was appointed to the Mahoning County Republican executive committee.
A graduate of the Jo Ann Davidson Leadership Institute, Salmon has worked on the campaigns of numerous Ohio women and men, including U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson, Governor John Kasich and Ohio Supreme Court Justice Maureen O’Connor. She served as county chair for Women for McCain in 2008 and as president of the tri-county President William McKinley organization.
After two rewarding careers in the business/computer fields and as a college history professor, Salmon now devotes her time as a community volunteer and at her church, where serves as secretary and membership chair. Previously, she served on the boards of the Junior League, Girl Scouts USA, and the local symphony, as well as on various art boards in the areas of membership, fundraising and public relations.
Salmon and her husband, Jack, enjoy creating the background sets for community and church projects, gardening and computers, but their number one passion is their only Ohio granddaughter, Gracie, who is seven and the youngest active Republican in Mahoning County.