State Officers' Full Biography



Denise Tovlin is a 40 year member of the GFWC Women’s Club of Duquesne where she has served as President, Treasurer, Second and First Vice Presidents and has served on every club committee.  Denise was also a member of ACFWC Circle of Presidents and served as its President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. 

As a member of the Allegheny County Federation of Women’s Club, Denise served as First Vice President, Literature Chairman and Program Chairman.  For the Southwestern District she has served as a member of the Nominating Committee and Literature Chairman   Most recently, she served as the Southwestern District Director from 2016-2018 and served on the 2018 Convention Committee.

Denise is a graduate of the College of Steubenville with a BS in Education and Duquesne University with a Masters Degree in Library Science.  She is a retired Elementary Teacher and Librarian from the Duquesne City School District. She currently works part time in the office at the Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home in Duquesne.  She is also a member  and treasurer of the 20th Century Club of McKeesport, the South Hills Delta Zeta Alumni Association, and is active at Christ the Light of the World Parish in Duquesne where she co-chaired their Purse Bingo fundraiser for the past 3 years. 

Denise has been married for 12 years to Bob Tovlin who is a health unit coordinator at UPMC McKeesport.  She has a daughter, Dana Bekavac, who is the Associate Director of Alumni Relations at Carnegie Mellon University.