Phyllis HarlanEmail: district15director@acbl.org

From: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

District 15: Kansas, Oklahoma, western 3/4 of Missouri, Texas panhandle, northwest Arkansas

Board committees: Appeals and Charges, Governance/Board Operations, Board Oversight, Bylaws, Credentials, Honorary Member, and Minutes. Revised the ACBL Codification for the period 1971-2013.

Bridge experience

I have been playing for 43 years. I led the field for three sessions of NABC 0-5000, fell apart the fourth session thus experiencing the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. I’m also proud to have won many regional events through the years.

Volunteer service

Unit 167 President, Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer. District 15 President, two separate terms. District 15 Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer.

Other

Volunteer service includes writing and being in numerous skits at club and regional tournaments, unit newsletter editor for nine years, other myriad volunteer activities, including bartending.

Career/professional activities

Secretary at FBI, executive secretary in oil industry, legal secretary and accounting for Independent Oil Producers, accounting (self-employed).

Education

North Clay High School, Louisville, IL; University of Illinois – Champaign/Urbana, IL.

Hobbies and interests

Travel, reading and art appreciation. My goal is to see all known paintings of Johannes Vermeer. We’ve seen all but three. We like to visit the great museums of Europe and America.

Family

Husband, Bill L. Harlan, married for 55 years; son, Michael Harlan.