Virginia Sikora Assumes Presidency of PAC
Sikora, President of Polish Women's Alliance of America and First Vice
President of the Polish American Congress, will serve as President of
PAC, filling the vacancy in the office left by the death of Edward Moskal
on March 22, 2005. Mrs. Sikora will serve as President until the next
election meeting of the PAC which will be held later this year.
Virginia Sikora had been elected First Vice President of the PAC in November
2004. Polish American Congress is an umbrella organization representing
hundreds of Polish American organizations throughout the United States.
Its national headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois, and it was founded
in 1944. Polish Women's Alliance was one of the charter members of PAC
and PWA President Honorata Wolowska was part of the historic PAC delegation
that met with President Roosevelt in the White House as World War II was
drawing to a close.
At a meeting of the PAC Executive Board held on April 13, 2005, a proclamation
was issued setting forth the tenets of the new leadership, which are to
continue in the transition to fulfill the stated goals and objectives
of PAC. A meeting of National Directors of PAC was held in Chicago on
May 5-7, 2005.