Member Recruitment & Retention

Executive (all ex officio)

  Patricia Jonas (chair)   Bonnie Haney (chair)   Sally Petru (chair, President)
  Carol Woodin (ex officio)      Jody Williams (analytics)    Suzanne Wegener (VP)
  Susan T. Fisher   Leanne Kershaw (administrative)   Cynthia Rice (Treasurer)
  Marilyn Garber   Laurie Griff   Gillian Rice (Secretary)
  Carol Hamilton   Tutta Greer Cone   Jody Williams (Immediate Past President)
  Sally Petru   Carolyn Courson 
  Catherine Watters 


     Bonnie Driggers (co-chair)


Member Engagement

   Cynthia Rice (co-chair)
    Catherine Dellor (e-newsletter co-editor)   Patricia Mark
   Editorial Board   Laurie Griff (Chapter Liaison)   Judy Rogers
      Sally Petru (ex officio)   Claudia Lane (e-newsletter co-editor)   Keiko Nibu Tarver


   Member’s Facebook Page

      Margaret Saylor (journal editor & designer,      Jody Williams (administrator)


         member directory, brand identity)      Janene Walkky (moderator)  Susan Mintun (chair)
      Patricia Luppino (website)      Lotus McElfish (moderator)   Celine Lillie
      Carol Woodin (exhibition catalogs,  

Member Recognition

    Bonnie Haney (chair)


   Content Coordinators 

   Laurie Griff   Cynthia Rice (ex officio, chair)
      Myra Sourkes (Exhibition Back Stories-    Karen Ringstrand
          Out of the Woods)

   Awards Sub-Committee (autonomous)

      Claudia Lane (Exhibition Back Stories -      Mary Bauschelt (chair)


         20th Annual Intl.)      Martha Kemp      Jennifer Muto (chair)
      Alice Tangerini (online member gallery)      Victoria Matthews      Cynthia Rice (Finance Liaison)
       Catherine Watters 

   General Fundraising Events


      Linda Warner Constantino
       Tutta Greer Cone
   Planning & Advisory      Pauline Goldsmith (fundraising
      Denise Walser-Kolar (ex officio)          communications, portfolio sharing
      Jody Williams (ex officio)           sales admin)

   Local Contacts


   Individual Giving & Planned Bequests

      Jody Williams (2018: St. Louis)          (Legacy Program & Acorn Fund)
      Lugene Bruno (2019: Pittsburgh)      Jennifer Muto
      Derek Norman (2020: Mobile)      Rinda Mueller

Member Instruction & Education


   Corporate Sponsorship & Advertising

   Suzanne Wegener (chair)       Jody Williams
   Margaret Best       Jennifer Muto
   Kristi Bruzenak  
   Diana Carneiro 

   Grants & Foundation Funding

   Linda Warner Constantino      Beth Plotnick
   Bonnie Driggers  
   Keiko Nibu Tarver 

   Institutional Liaison 

   Catherine Watters       Bobbi Angell

Outreach & Collaborations

   Suzanne Wegener (co-chair)  
   Deborah Shaw (co-chair)  

   Artist Grant Projects Sub-Committee

      Gail Goodrich Harwood (chair)  
      Myra Sourkes   
      Ku-mie Kim  
      Ruth Starratt  
      Gillian Rice  

   Non-member Education Sub-Committee

      Ruth Starratt  
      Molly Hoopes  
      Margaret Best  
      Nina Antze  

   Public Speaking Sub-Committee

      Jody Williams (co-lead)  
      Susan Mintun (co-lead)  
      Deborah Kopka  
      Jennifer Muto  
      Claudia Lane  

 Public Facebook Page 

           Carol Woodin (Administrator)  
           Pauline Goldsmith (Editor)  
           Jody Williams (Assistant Editor)  


1.       Ex-Oficio: committee members by virtue of officer or staff position

2.       Adjunct: serving in a specific role, not active in other areas of the committee

3.       Anyone interested in serving on a committee, please contact the committee chair or the ASBA President. Some committees must be comprised of board members, most allow for general member participation. Acceptance of new participants on committees is at the discretion of the President (according to the ASBA by-laws) and will be determined in conjunction with each committee chair based on committee needs. 

4.       Committee chairs - please notify the ASBA President of any changes (new members being considered or resignations from) committee rosters.

5.       Committee chairs are responsible for communicating with their committee members, leading the committee in establishing priorities, taking actions towards ASBA goals as outlined in the ASBA Strategic Plan in their committee’s area of responsibility and coordinating and communicating with the Executive Committee or other committees as necessary.

6.       Committees work in support of ASBA’s Mission and Vision as stated in the ASBA Strategic Plan.