Women's Leadership Programs Committee

Committee Charge

The Committee is responsible for the development, arrangement, and delivery of an annual women’s leadership program. The event alternates each year between the Leadership Symposium and Women’s Leadership Forum.

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Review content and feedback from previous leadership events, recent WACUBO events, and other data/trends to inform decision making
  • Establish annual program length, format, and dates
  • Determine session topics and identify speakers
  • Correspond with speakers to compile session information, speaker biographies and pictures
  • Design program marketing materials and brochure
  • Market the annual program and encourage colleagues to attend
  • Brainstorm ways to engage attendees to enable networking, community building, and interaction during our sessions
  • Assist during the event to help facilitate sessions, assist presenters, and network with and engage attendees


  • Ahren Crickard, Chair, UC San Diego
  • Amanda, Bierbrauer, Portland State University
  • Janet Burkhardt, University of Denver
  • Jol Manilay, University of the Pacific
  • Sarah Reed, Western Governor's University
  • Gayle Ta, UC San Diego
  • Cassidy Tieu, University of Southern California
  • Jean Vock, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Susan Wynn, UNLV/ASU