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About Professional Women of St. Tammany

Professional Women of St. Tammany is a nonprofit organization educating, promoting and supporting all women in our community through networking, information, scholarships and workshops. Since 2009, we’ve awarded over $137,500 in scholarships to deserving women of St. Tammany Parish pursuing higher education and advancement in the work force. Meet the current leaders who make up our organization.

Board of Directors

Stephanie Miller

Stephanie Miller Murphy

President

Karen Wall

Karen Wall

President Elect
Founding Member

Sarada Bonnett

Sarada Bonnett

Vice President of Programs

Jeanette Richardson

Jeanette Richardson

Vice President of Programs

Janet Fabre Smith

Janet Fabre Smith

Secretary

Connie Richard

Connie Richard

Treasurer


Committees

Barbara Cranner

Barbara Cranner

Scholarships Committee

The Scholarship Committee meets at the beginning of each year to review and update the scholarship application. Members assist in distributing scholarship information to schools and universities in the community. The committee reviews and scores the applications and the scholarships are given out at the June luncheon.
Jill Stoltz

Jill Stoltz

Phenomenal Woman Retreat Committee

The Phenomenal Women Retreat Committee plans and coordinates the Phenomenal Woman Retreat, which is held each March. The committee begins preparations in late December, early January. Members solicit speakers, donations and door prizes for the event.
Christina Rusca

Christina Rusca

Public Relations Committee

The Public Relations Committee is responsible for press releases, calendar of events and takes pictures of speakers and attendees at Professional Women of St. Tammany events.
Jerilyn Schmidt

Jerilyn Schmidt

Community Outreach Committee

The Community Outreach Committee coordinates community involvement and selects non-profits for donations and quarterly raffle proceeds. Also coordinates annual Habitat for Humanity St. Tammany West Women Build in October.
Connie Richard

Connie Richard

Putting on the Glitz Committee

Sheila Gunderson

Shiela Gunderson

Putting on the Glitz Committee

Sarah Marx

Sarah Marx

Webmaster

The Webmaster creates and maintains the Professional Women of St. Tammany website, sends out event reminders, and posts spotlight member announcements.
Aimée Dodds

Aimée Dodds

Women’s Choice Awards Committee

The Women’s Choice Awards Committee is responsible for promoting the Women’s Choice Awards, evaluating the nominations, choosing the recipients and helping to coordinate the event. Interested in joining the committee? Contact Aimée Dodds at aimee.dodds@proforma.com.

Advisory Council

Jill Stoltz

Jill Stoltz

Past President 2016-2017

Sheila Gunderson

Shiela Gunderson

Past President 2015-2016

Amy Sellers

Amy Sellers

Past President 2014-2015

Maria Landry

Maria T. Landry

Past President 2013-2014

Kelly Wursteisen

Kelly Wursteisen, CPA

Past President 2012-2013
Founding Member

Betty Bruce

Betty Motichek Bruce

Past President 2011-2012

Michele Gabel

Michele Echols Gabel

Past President 2010-2011
Founding Member

Leslie Welliver

Leslie Blitch Welliver

Past President 2009-2010
Founding Member

Professional Women of St. Tammany
P.O. Box 831
Mandeville, LA 70470
info@pwst.rocks (985) 503-7330