The 2017-18 Junior League Board of Directors. Pictured from left, Kat Brown, Katie Nelson, Kendra Donahoo, Beth Wells, Caroline Walker, Stephanie Murillo, Melissa White, Laura Ketcham, Sarah Clegg, Brooke Maedel, Amber Gardner, Sarah Arata, Shannon Connolly, Bambi Nicole Osborne and Jennifer Summerlin.
The Junior League of Chattanooga has selected its 2017-18 board of directors to lead the organization into its 100th year of empowering women through voluntarism, personal and professional development and leadership training.
“Our board of directors is a group of women who have one goal in mind – to make a difference in Chattanooga,” said Laura Ketcham, president of the organization. “We seek to identify and tend to the needs of our community through coalitions and programs as well as personal and professional development.”
The following community leaders were chosen as the Junior League of Chattanooga’s 2017-18 board of directors:
President: Laura Ketcham, attorney at Miller & Martin, PLLC
President-elect: Bambi Nicole Osborne, attorney at Chambliss, Bahner and Stophel, PC
Vice president of marketing and public relations: Shannon Connolly, category manager at Sanofi Consumer Health Care
Vice president of community engagement: Jennifer Summerlin, operations manager at Inline Electric Supply Co.
Vice president of finance: Amber Gardner, vice president and branch manager at Signal Mountain SunTrust Bank
Vice president of fund development: Sarah Arata, account manager at WestRock
Vice president of membership development: Melissa Harrington White, director of rehabilitation services at CHI Memorial Healthcare System
Nominating committee chair: Brooke Maedel, vice president at Reliance Human Capital Management
Placement committee chair: Katie Pagnani Nelson, assistant executive director at Finley Stadium
Secretary: Kat Brown, teacher at Hamilton County Department of Education
Treasurer: Sarah Clegg, accountant at Henderson, Hutcherson and McCullough, PLLC
Executive coordinator: Beth Wells, account manager at The Johnson Group
Intra-league relations/transfers chair: Stephanie Murillo, senior talent acquisition specialist at U.S. Xpress, Inc.
Past president/centennial committee chair: Caroline Walker, commercial lender at Atlantic Capital Bank
Leadership training chair: Kendra Donahoo, senior employee relations consultant at Unum