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The AWC Board of Directors is elected by the membership of the Association for Women in Communications. The board elects its own officers. The 2021 AWC Board of Directors currently features 12 AWC members. Learn more about them below and feel free to connect with them in social media. Read the AWC National Board Roles & Responsibilities

National Board Nominations


 
Anita Parran
CHAIR
Term 2019-2021
  Anita K. Parran, a native of St. Louis, makes her home in Kansas City, Mo where she is principal for KK Charles Communications, LLC, and international award-winning firm she founded in 1998.
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Allison Buehner
VICE CHAIR
Term 2019-2021
Allison Buehner is a Marketing Communications Specialist focused on Business Development & Strategic Initiatives at Comcast in Chicago, Illinois.
Judy Arent-Morency
TREASURER
Term 2021
Judy Arent-Morency is marketing director and project manager for Pace Manufacturing., a Tulsa, Okla.
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Peggy Fleming
SECRETARY
Term 2021

Peggy Fleming is currently the Director of Communications at a community bank which she has worked to bring into the 21st century. 
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Mitzie Zerr
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Term 2021
Mitzie Zerr began her own consulting business in 2018 after a career in marketing/communications and economic development.
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Julie Navickas
DIRECTOR
Term 2018-2023
Julie is an Academic Advisor & Lecturer in the School of Communication at Illinois State University. 


Yvonne Limon
DIRECTOR
Term 2019-2021
Yvonne Limon is the Marketing Director for Lee Lewis Construction, Inc., one of the largest construction firms in Texas.
 
Anikia Brown
DIRECTOR
Term 2021-2023
Anikia Brown is a skilled marketing and communications strategist with 9 years of association management experience. She is currently  the Marketing and Communications Manager for the National League for Nursing.

Emily Deppermann
DIRECTOR
Term 2021-2023
Emily Deppermann graduated from Illinois State University in December 2020 after serving as the university's AWC student chapter president, social media chair, and website design and development chair.


Jeanette Gass
DIRECTOR
Term 2021-2023
Jeanette Gass is Manager, Global Programs at the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) in Washington, DC where she is responsible for grant proposal writing, advocacy communications and programs, and digital strategy. 
Molly Hall
DIRECTOR
Term 2021-2023
Molly Hall is a veteran communications professional whose career includes award-winning multi-media journalism, corporate and non-profit communications.
Ashlee Sang
DIRECTOR
Term 2021-2023
Ashlee Sang is is a content strategist and copywriter through her independent firm, Ashlee Sang Consulting LLC. She uses the power of words to help purpose-driven businesses share their message.