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Journalism & Women Symposium

General correspondence:
2885 Sanford Ave. SW, #29226
Grandville, MI 49418-1342

Operations director office hours: Monday through Friday – 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time (2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time)


National Board:
JAWS president: (email that goes to all board members, including the president)

Committee Chairs:
CAMP: Fara Warner and Mira Lowe
Communications: Lindsey Anderson
Diversity: Lottie Joiner
Development/Fundraising: Yumi Wilson, Rachel Sams
Elections: Charisse Gibson, Susy Schultz
Fellowships: Nicole Raz, Cassie Cope
Finance: Deborah Douglas
Legacy: Jane Isay
Membership: Sarah Garrecht Gassen, Linda Kramer Jenning
Mentoring: Sarah Garrecht Gassen, Marina Trahan Martinez
Regional Groups: Emily DeRuy
Site Selection: Emily Deruy and Jody Beck
Technology: Jennifer Kho, Yumi Wilson
To join a specific committee, please email the chair and president. To volunteer for any reason, email the president and operations director.

Regional Captains


Roxann Elliott, Operations Director (
Andrea Crwley-Hughes: Digital Communication Manager

Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP):
Fundraising, Development and Sponsorships:
Membership, Mentoring and Training:
Website, Listserv and Newsletter (Sharkbytes due by the 15th of each month)
Social Media Accounts: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram
Comments: (email that goes to all board members, including the president

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