The Northwest Valley branch of AAUW (NWV-AAUW)  promotes a diverse membership and has members from Sun City West, Sun City Grand, Surprise, Sun City, Peoria, Glendale, El Mirage, Buckeye, Wickenburg and Cave Creek.  Members include both full-time and winter residents.  Several members maintain dual membership with their home state.

Our NWV-AAUW branch offers a variety of ways for you to follow your passion, contribute to your community, explore your interests, and meet engaging, empowered women while working with branch projects and initiatives to inspire success for women and girls. We sponsor exciting, multi-pronged educational programs, from college scholarships and grants, to science and technology (STEM) activities for young girls.

Membership is open to anyone holding an associate (including an RN, 2 year Med-Tech),baccalaureate or advanced degree from a qualified institution of higher learning with full regional, national or international professional accreditation.

Dues information

Member annual dues for new and renewed members  for 2019/2020 is $93.00, which is apportioned between AAUW Association dues, Arizona State dues, and Northwest Valley Branch dues.  Dues must be paid by July 1 to assure a  listing in the branch Membership Directory.  The AAUW fiscal year runs from July 1 through June 30.

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Contact information for new member and renewal inquiries

The Northwest Valley Branch Membership Co-Vice Presidents may be contacted for renewal and new membership information:

Cindy Ferguson –email

Betty Merwin –

Membership Directory changes

A member may submit updated contact information after the directory is published to:

Nancy Wilson at

Periodic membership updates to the membership directory are provided as needed.   

Tax Deductibility Statement: Of the individual member dues paid to AAUW, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, $56 is tax deductible. The remaining $3 goes to support the AAUW Action Fund’s 501(c) (4) activities, including lobbying and get-out-the-vote efforts.