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Women’s Council 2016 Board of Directors

President
Wende Knapp, Xerox Corp.

Vice president
Alyssa Whitfield, Dress for Success Rochester

Treasurer
Rachel Baker August, Baker August Consulting

Secretary
Kelly Mueller, American Diabetes Association

Immediate past president
Lorisa LaRocca, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP

Directors

Shelly Marketell, Eastman Kodak
Sofia Anthis, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Kanika Wright, Carestream Health
Stephanie Seiffert, Nixon Peabody
Jennifer Johnson, Frontier Communications Corp.
Katelin Pellett, Ad Council of Rochester
Molly Mesko, University of Rochester Simon Business School
Melissa Palmer, Butler/Till
Julie Bazan, Cobblestone Capital Advisors LLC

Athena Planning Committee
Athena co-chairwomen
Wende Knapp, Xerox Corp.
Alyssa Whitfield, Dress for Success Rochester

Athena Sponsorship co-chairwomen
Julie Bazan, Cobblestone Capital Advisors
Mary Ann Burkhart, Canandaigua National Bank   

Athena Nominations co-chairwomen
Lorisa LaRocca, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
Claudia Burcke

Athena protocol chairwoman
Jennifer Martin, Brown & Brown of New York Inc.

Athena program manager

Susan George, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

Athena Award Selection Committee

Flor Colon
Xerox Corp.
Hilda Escher
Ibero American Action League
John Pitton
Bank of America
Don Jeffries
VisitRochester
Amy Tait
Broadstone Real Estate LLC
Tom Bartlett
Cobblestone Capital Advisors
Smriti Jacob
iCardiac Technologies Inc.

Athena Young Professional Award Selection Committee
Erika Duthiers
Rochester Institute of Technology
Denise Palermo
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Essie Calhoun
Eastman Kodak (Retired), Athena Award finalist 2007
David Scalen
Regional Distributors Inc.
Carin Cole
University of Rochester Simon Business School

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