Dear Lucy Leader … Finishing Your Leadership Role

Dear Lucy Leader,

I’ve enjoyed serving as a leader but it’s time for me to serve in another way.  Do you have any tips on what I should tell my successor?  

Departing Donna

Dear Departing Donna,

Thank you for serving as a leader in LWML. And thank you for recognizing the importance of a smooth transition between you and your successor.

First of all, thank and praise God for the opportunity to serve Him. Make updates to your files. Clean house – don’t pass on things the new leader will not need. Meet with the new leader to make sure she understands the position and assure her that you will be there as a servant, resource, and mentor. Go over the files with her so she has a general understanding of the information you passing to her. And most importantly, pray for and with the new leader. You can find more details at

Thanking God for your leadership,
Lucy Leader

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God's Blessings,
Lois Teinert, Chairman
Leadership Development Committee

2019-2021 LWML Leadership Development Committee Members
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