Women's Executive Forum Program Advisory Group

The Women's Executive Forum Program Advisory Group collaborates with Association Forum staff to plan the Women's Executive Forum and selects the annual Woman of Influence award recipient. The Women's Executive Forum is held each March and attracts more than 125 attendees every year.

The Advisory Group:

  • Reviews session proposals for the Women's Executive Forum
  • Makes recommendations on the Women's Executive Forum content and programs
  • Makes recommendations on the Women's Executive Forum networking activities, ensuring a positive networking experience for attendees
  • Volunteers onsite at the Women's Executive Forum as necessary
  • Increases the diversification of programming through inclusive activities and program topics from a wide variety of diverse subject-matter experts
  • Reviews applications for and selects the Woman of Influence award recipient

This Advisory Group Is Recommended for Members Who Are:

  • Association professionals and supporting members interested in developing education topics of importance to association executives 
  • Association professionals and supporting members who have demonstrated an advanced understanding of association structures, issues and best practices 

Time Commitment:

  • The Women's Executive Forum Program Advisory Group will hold its first meeting May and its final meeting following Women's Executive Forum in March
  • Members will be asked to attend monthly working group meetings (primarily virtual)
  • Attend Women's Executive Forum

*Please note that participation in this Advisory Group provides discounted, not free, registration for  the Women's Executive Forum.

Andrea Mitchell, CAE, FACHE
Anna Abel
Danielle Bauer, CAE
Kathleen M Bell, FASAE
Kellie Braband
Yumeka Brown, CAE
Kara Ferguson, MSHTM, CMP, DES
Nikia Fitch, GREEN, AHWD, C2EX
Marcy Fortnow, MBA
Angela Jonker, CMP, MBA
Kristin Keith, M.Ed., CAE
Jodi Talley

Board Liaison
Vicki Loise, CMP, CAE

Staff Liaison

Alec Rosofsky, CAE, CMP, DES

Shawn Randle