Programming Committee


In support of the four WIMS mission statements, the purpose of this committee is to plan all WIMS on-campus events and to co-sponsor and assist with events as planned by the Joy McCann Professor. Events include professional development programs, noon-time presentations, receptions, networking/ mentoring programs and social gatherings. 

The goal of the Programming Committee is to develop and support programs which are designed to fulfill career development needs specifically related to women faculty and that support the mission of WIMS. The Programming Committee also seeks to coordinate with the other campus groups and offices to co-sponsor events that fulfill the needs of women faculty across all three schools. In addition, the Programming committee strives to raise the visibility of WIMS by programming and co-sponsoring event on campus year round. 

Programming Committee Responsibilities:

  • On-campus programming events
  • Lean In Circles
  • Poster Sessions Awards

Annual Events Planning Committee

In support of the four WIMS mission statements, the purpose of this committee is to plan the Annual Awards Dinner and Leadership Retreat. 

The goal is to organize the Annual Awards Dinner and, depending on resources, it is also the goal to offer on alternating years a Leadership Retreat for the Executive Council and committee members. 

Annual Events Planning Committee Responsibilities: 

  • Annual Awards Dinner 
  • Leadership Retreat
  • Silent Auction

Co-Chairs & Committee Membership
The WIMS Programming Committee is under the leadership of co-chairs and has merged with the WIMS Mentoring Committee.

2016-2017 Program and Mentoring Committee Members
Hailey Baker 
Christie Befort, PhD 
Skylar Bellinger, PhD 
Julie Christianson, PhD 
Ann Davis, PhD, MPH, ABPP 
Stefani Fontana 
Ryan Gove 
Nadia Hamid 
Amber Haq 
Christina Hester, PhD, MPH 
Renee Hodgkins, PhD, MT(ASCP) 
Jane Hughes, OTD, OTR/L 
Jessie Huisinga, PhD, Program & Mentoring Committee Co-Chair 
Beth Levant, PhD 
Aubrie Neises 
Jyoti Panicker, MD 
Michele Pritchard, PhD, Program & Mentoring Committee Co-Chair 
Madhulika Sharma, PhD, Program & Mentoring Committee Co-Chair Elect 
Catherine Siengsukon, PT, PhD 
Teri Smith, PhD 
Sufi Thomas, PhD 
Pamela Tran, PhD, Program & Mentoring Committee Co-Chair Elect
Stacia Troshynski Brown, PT, DPT, OCS 
Jo Wick, PhD

Last modified: Jan 27, 2017
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