Current Leadership

Board of Directors 2016-2017

President Elizabeth Burwell
President-Elect Alisa Brooks
Recording Secretary Emily McCauley
Treasurer Vanessa Beechem
Director of Nominating Courtney Buxton
Strategic Planning Shelley Keith
Active Director at Large Emmie Hershey
Active Director at Large Rachael Lewis
Sustainer Director at Large Kristin Cummings
Sustainer Director at Large Dolly Lipman
Immediate Past President Dorothy Thaxton
Executive Vice President B.V. Messervy


Management Team 2016-2017

Executive Vice President B.V. Messervy
VP Communications Nicole Shealy
VP Community Elizabeth Player
VP Fundraising Deirdre Ostrander
VP Finance Elizabeth Heilig
VP Membership Jenn Moyer
VP Placement Stacey Borders
VP Sustainers Cathy Nixon Heibel
VP Training Elizabeth Thomas
Management Assistant Ann Treat

Committee Chairs  2016-2017

Government Support Team
Arrangements Chair Kelly Nix
Headquarters Chair Ami Calhoun
Corporate Sponsorships Ad-Hoc Beth Meredith
Social and Cultural Inclusion Ad-Hoc Kelsey Willey
DNLCC Board Rep Julie Daniels
League Attorney Ashley Kutz Kelley
Communications Council
League Editor Jeannie Colson
Print Publication-Cobblestones Chair Ashley Cashon
Print Pub. -Cobblestones Asst. Chair Heather Richie
League Webmaster Tori Theiss
Assistant Webmaster Haywood Titchener
League Graphic Designer Catherine Yaw
Internal/External Communications Chair Anne Jackson
Social Media Chair Isabella Zapinski
Community Council
Community Project Development Chair Leslie Skinner
Assistant CPD Chair Rebecca Shull
Communities in Schools Chair Rebecca Wade
Done-in-a-Day Co-Chairs Kristin Marley & Helen Wolfe
East Cooper Community Outreach Chair Morgan McBride
Florence Crittenton Chair Amy Carter
Kids in the Kitchen Culinary Camps Co-Chairs Laura Howle & Christa Lanning
LCFB Summer Concentration Julie Anderson
LCFB Backpack Buddies Brooks Harken
Lowcountry Orphan Relief Katie Biondo
East Cooper & Sea Island Habitats Co-Chairs Karen Lyon & Casey Vigrass
Tricounty Family Ministries Lauren Newman
Finance Council
Night at The Races Treasurer Sarah Nielsen
Products Treasurer Sarah Gipe Yandle
Asst. Products Treasurer Gwen Dennis
Whale of a Sale Treasurer Meghan Norvell
Fundraising Council
Charleston Recipe Ad-Hoc Co-Chairs Fallon Sposato & Rebecca Wade
Fund Development Chair Jenny Alstad
Night at the Races Chair Gillen Krainin
Night at the Races Asst. Chair Jocelyn Mills
Whale of a Sale Chair Britney Smith
Asst. Whale of a Sale Chair Lauren Holzer
Assistant Whale Sponsor Splash Chair Jenna Gladney
Products Chair Beth Mintz
Asst. Products Chair Blair Bode
Membership Council
Active Transfer Chair Liz Robinson
Member Services Chair Courtney O’Neill
Recognition and Recruitment Liz Morris
Provisional Class Chair Lauren Whiteside
Provisional Class Project Chair Meredith Clark
Sustainer Committee Chair Greer Polansky
Sustainer Committee Asst. Chair Jennifer Black
Sustainer Transfer Chair Keelin Love
Training Council
Girls Summit Chair Laura Cole
History Committee Chair Heather Crosby-Bedenbaugh
Leadership Institute Chair Elisabeth Bischofberger
Special Topics in Advocacy Kristen Nichols-Cooper
Training Committee Chair Ashley Hart


Nominating Committee

Courtney Buxton – Director
Stacey Borders
Tammy Bowles
Wendy Bryan
Sara Corbett
Lola McDonald
Stacey Stec


Placement Committee

Stacey Borders – VP Placement
Liz Goodloe
Taylor Joseph
Megan McComas
Ann Pope