Officers and Board


Amanda Green Alexander President
Amanda Green Alexander
Alexander Law, PA
PO Box 1664 
Jackson, MS 39215
Office: (601) 968-8571
Robin Bresky President-Elect
Robin Bresky
Bank of America Building
150 E. Palmetto Park Road, Ste. 400
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Office: (561) 994-6273
Angel Zimmerman Vice President — Fundraising & Strategic Partnering
Angel Zimmerman
Zimmerman & Zimmerman, PA
909 SE Quincy Street
Topeka, KS 66612
Office: (785) 357-0021
Adwoa Ghartey Tagoe Seymour Vice President — Membership
Adwoa Ghartey-Tagoe Seymour
Cox Enterprises, Inc.
6205-A Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30328
Barbara Harris Chiang Vice-President — Finance
Barbara L. Harris Chiang
Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP
425 California Street, Suite 2100
San Francisco, CA 94104
Office: (415) 926-7600
Misty Blair Secretary
Misty Blair
Kaneka Americas Holding, Inc.
6250 Underwood Road
Pasadena, TX 77507
Office: (281) 291-3154
Nicolette Zachary Treasurer
Nicolette Zachary

Garan Lucow Miller, PC
1111 W. Long Lake Road
Troy, MI 49098
Office: (248) 641-7600
Katherine L. Brown Immediate Past President
Katherine L. Brown
Liberty Mutual Insurance 
Strategic Legal Services
100 Liberty Way, 03E-R501
Dover, NH 03821
Office: (603) 970-7592
Marjorie O'Connell ABA Delegate
Marjorie A. O’Connell
Law Offices of O’Connell & Associates
One Metro Center, Suite 700
700 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Office: (202) 466-8200

Board Members

Teresa Black Teresa M. Beck
The Law Offices of Lincoln Gustafson Cercos, LLP
550 West “C” Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Office: (619) 233-1150
Alternate Office Address:
The Law Offices of Lincoln Gustafson Cercos LLP
2415 E. Camelback Road, Suite 700
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Office: (602) 606-5735
Jessica Brown Jessica Brown
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
1801 California Street, Ste. 4200
Denver, CO 80202
Office: (303) 298-5944
Elizabeth Bryson Elizabeth (Beth) A. Bryson
c/o New York Women’s Bar Association
The Chrysler Building
132 East 43rd Street, #716
New York, NY 10017
Jeanne Marie Clavere Jeanne Marie Clavere
Washington State Bar Association
1325 Fourth Avenue, Ste. 600
Seattle, WA 98101
Office: (206) 727-8298
Celia J. Collins Celia J. Collins
Johnstone Adams, LLC
PO Box 1988
Mobile, AL 36633
Office: (251) 441-9241
Leigh-Ann Patterson Durant Leigh-Ann Durant
EMD Serono, Inc.
One Technology Place
Rockland, MA 02370
Office: (781) 681-2126
Kathleen McDowell Kathleen M. McDowell
Munger Tolles & Olson, LLP
350 S. Grand Avenue, 35th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Office: (213) 683-9134
Sharon Nowakowski Sharon R. Nowakowski
Akorn Pharmaceuticals
1925 West Field Court, Ste. 300
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Office: (847) 582-6219
Suzanne J. Prysak Suzanne J. Prysak
Eliza Rodrigues Eliza M. Rodrigues
Tricia Scaglia Patricia (Tricia) M. Scaglia
Scaglia Law Firm LLC
4215 Hocker Drive, Ste. 200
Independence, MO 64055
Office: (816) 221-7224
Karen Scanlan Karen Scanlan
c/o Military Spouse JD Network
PO Box 1175
Fort Myer, VA 22211
Breia Schleuss Breia L. Schleuss
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
2200 Wells Fargo Center
90 S. Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Office: (612) 766-8392
Laura Caldera Taylor Laura Caldera Taylor
Bullivant Houser Bailey
888 SW Fifth Avenue, Ste. 300
Portland, OR 97204
Office: (503) 499-4602
Shiloh Theberge Shiloh Theberge
Littler Mendelson, PC
One Monument Square, Ste. 600
Portland, ME 04101
Office: (207) 699-1112
Diana Theos Diana Theos
Diana Theos, PLLC
PO Box 10898
Glendale, AZ 85318
Office: (623) 376-7172
Melissa Walker Melissa K. Walker
Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP
4131 Parklake Avenue, Ste. 300
Raleigh, NC 27612
Office: (919) 719-3752

Executive Director

Diane Rynerson Executive Director
S. Diane Rynerson
National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations
PO Box 82366
Portland, OR 97282
Office: (503) 775-4396

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