National Series Links

Connect with other groups that are part of the National Excellence in Public Service Series. Additional states may have member organizations, but be in the process of organizing or re-organizing. Learn more about the history and purpose of the National Series here.

Anne B. Anstine Excellence in Public Service Series (Pennsylvania)

The Anne B. Anstine Excellence in Public Service Series is an annual professional leadership program. The Anstine Series aims to provide Republican women with the background, skill set and network to assume decision-making positions at all levels of government, in the community and in the party structure.

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Dodie Londen Excellence in Public Service Series (Arizona)

The Dodie Londen Series is an annual training program for Republican women in Arizona that prepares women to be more effective in government, politics, and in the community. Participants each have a goal to increase their level of involvement in public life as party leaders, elected or appointed officials, as grassroots activists, and/or as community leaders.

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Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series

Founded in 1994, the Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series has graduated over 175 women from every part of the state and continues today to follow the mission: "To increase the number of Illinois Republican women in elected and appointed governmental and political positions at the local, state, and federal levels.”

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Jennifer Byler Institute (Virginia)

On November 3rd, 2009, the tremendous efforts of our grassroots activists and terrific candidates culminated in a victorious sweep where we elected  Bob McDonnell as our Governor, Bill Bolling our Lt. Governor and Ken Cuccinelli our Attorney General and grew our majority in the House of Delegates.

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Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute

The Institute’s mission is to increase the number of competent, Republican women in public and community service and party leadership by providing extensive training and support for our class members as they pursue their leadership goals. Accomplishing this mission will build an executive-level group of highly qualified, Republican women who are educated and motivated to assume key roles in politics, community and public service.

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Marian Bergeson Excellence in Public Service Series (California)

The Marian Bergeson Excellence in Public Service Series is a highly-regarded, competitive program that seeks to increase the number of Republican women in elected, appointed political, volunteer, and staff positions at the local, state, and federal levels.

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Michigan Excellence in Public Service Series

The mission of the Michigan Excellence in Public Service Series is to increase the number and influence of Michigan Republican Women in government, politics and community leadership through training to prepare women to assume decision making positions by appointment and/or election at the local, state and federal levels.

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Minnesota Excellence in Public Service Series

The Minnesota Excellence in Public Service (MEPS) Series is associated with the national Excellence in Public Service program for conservative women, also active in more than 20 other states.  The MEPS Series consists of nine (9) day-long sessions held monthly.  The curriculum is presented by high level speakers and includes discussion of policy and issues, candidate training, campaign management training, discussion of ethics and strategy and public speaking practice and critique to aid in the pursuit of leadership positions and public service positions at all levels of government.

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Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series (Indiana)

The Lugar Series is a political leadership development program designed for fast tracking and mainstreaming outstanding Hoosier women into positions of influence in the public arena. The success of the Lugar Series led to the implementation of 19 similar programs across the country. To date, there are 421 alumni of the Lugar Series and more than 2000 graduates of the Series nationwide.

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Show Me State Excellence in Public Service Series (Missouri)

A political leadership development program for fast-tracking and mainstreaming outstanding Missouri woman into positions of influence in the public arena. Up to 20 woman are selected annually through an application and interview process to participate in the training, which is lead by local, state and national Republican leaders.

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