Women in the Profession



The Women's Leadership Committee is an initiative by WCMA aimed at the development and support of emerging and existing women professionals in local government.  The committee will foster and enhance the profession through the following initiatives:


  • Provide leadership, growth and development opportunities for women across the state to come together and support & learn from each other;
  • Promote professional development/training/support for women in the profession;
  • Collaborate/support the Emerging Leaders Committee;
  • Plan opportunities for women leaders to build and develop relationships;
  • Assist Regional Coordinators with meeting educational needs of women leaders;
  • Develop high quality professional development sessions;
  • Partner with other public sector associations if it is beneficial to both associations;
  • Mentoring and support for women leaders facing challenges in the profession;
  • Collaborate with Membership Development and Services and Emerging Leader Committee to ensure success of coaching program for WCMA
Dawn Wagner, Chair; Sharon Eveland, Vice-Chair
Inga Cushman, Michelle Tucker, KateLynn Harrigan, Sara Schnoor, Jamie Ludovic, Lori Luther, Rebecca LeMire, Sarah Danz, Erin Hirn, Jennifer Keller, Kelsey McElroy-Anderson, Michael Golat, Tori Straw, Karen Kapusta-Pofahl, Rebecca Ewald, Nicola Maurer, Patrick Ian Rigg, Gaylene Rhoden, Autumn Linsmeier