AAWGT: Over 10 years of making a difference in our community!
2019 AAWGT Leadership and committees
President: Sue Pitchford
Chair: Mary Grace Folwell
Recommends amendments to governing documentation for AAWGT, including organizational bylaw and committee charters; implements conflict of interest policies among Members to ensure organizational integrity; and oversees meetings and processes to ensure adherence to Robert's Rules of Order and AAWGT Bylaws.
Chair: Jennifer Klepper
Manages the process for developing the timeline, overseeing the call for proposals, and receiving grant proposals submitted to AAWGT; develops and updates the grant application and other processes used to evaluate grant proposals; oversees a subcommittee to review grant proposals, conduct site visits, and recommend a slate of potential grantees to the membership for final grant selection.
Chair: Martha Schwieters
Manages the software platform (from Foundant Technologies) that is used by applicants, grantees, Grants Committee and Post-Grants Evaluation Committee for online applications, review, reporting and data collection.
Chair: Lois Kelberman
Asst. Chair: Judy Coughlin
Hosts an annual Women & Leadership event for Members and the community at large; works with committees to facilitate a pipeline of committee membership and leadership; and, annually nominates and presents a slate of Officers and Committee Chairs and Assistant Chairs for voting by the general membership.
Chair: Caroline Purdy
Asst. Chair: Karen Smith
Develops regular informational AAWGT communications for AAWGT members, helps promote events, manages the AAWGT website and e-newsletter, develops and distributes member marketing materials, and handles media relations.
Chair: Nancy Davis
Provides information to prospective members; welcomes new members, facilitating their participation in activities and committees; and plans new member orientations and other events to engage members and prospective members.
Chair: Linda Eggbeer
Serves as yearlong point of contact to the AAWGT Grant recipients; assigns team of liaisons to each grant; conducts mid-year and final evaluations, tracking the performance of grant activities and use of AAWGT grant dollars.
Chair: Eileen Cortese
Other Key Functions
Web/IT Team – manage and administer Wild Apricot (our web and data management platform) Google Drive archive, and Flickr photo gallery.
Webmaster: Maryann Gosnell
Book Group – AAWGT members meet every other month to select, read, and discuss books and movies pertinent to the mission of AAWGT.
Chair: Cele Brown