Women in Technology Names 2015-2016 Board and Leadership Team

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Volunteer Board to Expand Reach of Organization in DC Metro Area

Women in Technology (WIT), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C. technology community for over 20 years, today announced its 2015-2016 board and leadership team. Lisa Dezzutti, President, Market Connections, Inc., will serve as president for the coming year. She will be supported by an active all-volunteer board.

2015-216 Board Members:
Kellye Sheehan -- Immediate past President
Kathryn Harris – President-elect
Kim Dismuke – Secretary
Leslie Bauer – Treasurer
Jane Maliszewski – Programs Chair
Lynn McUmber – Membership Chair
Anitha Raj – Communications Chair
Dina Flynn -- Sponsorship & Strategic Partners Chair
Denise Hart -- Board Member at Large, Executive Development
Trish Barber -- Board Member at Large, Emerging Leaders
Marcie Cheney -- Board Member at Large, Special Events
Jean Orr -- Board Member at Large, Member Development
Susan Gibson – General Counsel

2015 – 2016 Leadership Team:
Melissa Mule – Leadership Awards Chair
KunKun Callaghan -- Leadership Awards Vice Chair
Margo Dunn-- Job Fair Fall Vice Chair & Job Fair Spring Chair
Lykia Law -- Job Fair Spring Vice Chair
Tonya Klause – PR & Social Media Vice Chair
Lana Bian – Marketing Communications Vice Chair
Lisa Bethel – Website Chair
Lauren Rabb – Website Vice Chair
Maureen Caulfield – Sponsorships Vice Chair
Karen Goodman -- Sponsorship for Signature Events Vice Chair
Michelle Smalls – Strategic Alliances Vice Chair
Lynn Wasylina – Finance Vice Chair
Heather Diehl – Programs Vice Chair
Kelly McCracken -- Cybersecurity & Technology SIG Chair
Suzanne Porter-Kuchay -- Cybersecurity & Technology SIG Vice Chair
Belinda Collins – Mentorship Chair
Samaria Sherman – Mentorship Vice Chair
Whitney Vickrey – Girls in Technology Chair
Elvina Kamalova -- Girls in Technology Vice Chair
Sarah Chu - - Young Professionals SIG Chair
Melike Etem -- Young Professionals SIG Vice Chair
Arti Varanasi -- Women Business Owners SIG Chair
Robin McDougal -- Women Business Owners SIG Vice Chair
Julie Bloecher – Leadership Foundry Chair
Marguerete Luter -- Leadership Foundry Vice Chair
Jyoti Wadhwa -- Executive Women / Leadership Lunch Chair
Laura Curtis -- Executive Women / Leadership Lunch Vice Chair
Tania Eggleston – Membership Vice Chair
Ana Madison – Cole – Workforce Development Chair
Cyrena Jackson -- Workforce Development Vice Chair

“I am excited to begin this new year with WIT,” said Lisa Dezzutti, WIT President. “As a member and leader in the organization for years, I have experienced the tremendous community and camaraderie WIT has developed in support of women and girls excelling in the technology field. I am excited to work with this talented and dedicated group of women to bring exciting new events, professional development, and advocacy efforts to the DC business community.”

About Women in Technology
Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of Advancing Women in technology—from the Classroom to the Boardroom—by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentoring and technology education. With nearly 1,000 members in the Washington, D.C. area, WIT is the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry. For more information, please visit, http://www.womenintechnology.org or connect with us via: Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter (@WITWomen).

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