ATHENA® International Board of Directors

Supporting, Honoring and Developing Women Leaders


Judith Lancaster, Attorney and Owner, Judith E. Barnes Lancaster                      
Canton, OH                   
 Vice Chair
Janine Janosky, Ph.d., Dean, College of Education, Health and Human Services, University of Michigan
Dearborn, MI
Vice Chair
Mary MacLaren, Retired Executive Director, The Executives' Club of Chicago       
Chicago, IL
Tiffany Hughes, Senior Associate Director of Executive Development Center, University of Central Florida Geneva, IL 

Cathleen Harris; former VP Global Internal Audit and VP Corporate Strategy, General Mills
Naples, FL 


Debra Adams Simmons, VP of News Development, Advance Local                     
Cleveland, OH

Chris Brown, President & Owner, Marketing Resources & Results, Inc.
Hudson, OH                                                                                                                     

KL KL Daly, Business and Marketing Consultant, KL Daly
Oak Park, IL                                                                                                        

Jan Davies McDermott, CEO, Echo Enterprises, LLC
Ann Arbor, MI
 Joselyn DiPetta, Managing Partner, PresentPossibility                                          
Chicago, IL                                                                                                  

Joanne Eberhardt, Retired Executive Director of Advancement,                     
Start State College Foundation
North Canton, OH
Janet Green, Trustee, Riverside Community College        
Riverside, CA                                                                                                 

Michael Herald, Associate, Picadio, Sneath, Miller & Norton                         
Pittsburgh, PA                                                                                       
 Ruth Johnson, Associate VP for Advancement, Meharry Medical College          
Nashville, TN                                                                                                 
 Karen Keene, Director of Marketing, Dean Mead
Orlando, FL

Jan Maddox, Director, Deloitte Services LP
Hermitage, TN
 Carla Michelotti, Carla Michelotti LLC
Chicago, IL
 Martha Mertz, Owner, Mayhood/Mertz Investments, Inc.                                   
Sedona, AZ                                                                                         
 Colleen Moore Mezler, President & CEO, Moore Research Services, Inc.
Erie, PA
 Debbie Peterson, President, Getting to Clarity, LLC
Cape Coral, FL
 Patricia Pierce, Advocate for Women - Community Volunteer
Harriman, TN
Ann Playter, Retired Executive, General Motors
Fort Wayne, IN
 Kristine Quade, CEO, Dynamical Leadership Academy                                      
Mesa, AZ
 Norma Rist, President, Norma J. Rist CEO Consulting, Inc.
Akron, OH
 Ellen Ruddock, Director, Center for Family Business, Indiana University of PA
Indiana, PA
 Linda Schacht, Founder, Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership, Lipscomb University
Nashville, TN
 William Shivers, President, The Huntington National Bank
Salem, OH
 Linda Stevenson, Retired Bank Executive                                                           
Erie, PA

 Lolita Toney, Managing Director, Ivy Business Solutions
Hendersonville, TN
 Yvonne Wood, Owner & CEO, Wood Conference & Event Planning, President of the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Monument Board, Inc
Lebanon, TN 
 Brittany Zaehringer, Human Resources Director, Brown County
Green Bay, WI

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