We are excited to introduce you to the 2019 WWPR Board of Directors slate. With these women at the helm, we know WWPR will be successful in reaching its mission to create a member-based professional society that cultivates and inspires female communicators to reach their full potential in the DC market and beyond. We’re looking forward to a momentous year full of programming and networking! 

The formal induction of the Board will occur on January 17, 2018 at the Hamilton in DC. Tickets include a seated two-course lunch. To secure your reservation, please register here.



Amanda Cate

WWPR President - Amanda Cate

American Society of Anesthesiologists
Senior Governmental and Political Outreach Manager

Vice President

Sarah Beth Cloar

Vice President - Sarah Beth Cloar

Senior Account Supervisor, Brand

Past President

Danielle Veira

Vice President - Danielle Veira

A Better Chicago
Director of Communications and Engagement


Julie Malveaux

WWPR Secretary - Julie Malveaux
Communications Consultant


Susan Matthews Apgood

WWPR Treasurer - Susan Matthews Apgood

News Generation, Inc
President & CEO

Sponsorship/Partnership Chair

Avelyn Austin

WWPR Sponsorship/Partnership Chair - Avelyn Austin

Vice President, Strategy & Development

Content Marketing Chair

Jennifer Dunn

WWPR Content Chair - Jennifer Dunn

Business Wire
Senior Account Manager

Digital Engagement Chair

Kasey Lum Condra

WWPR Digital Engagement Chair - Kasey Lum Condra

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Social Media Manager

Digital Strategy Chair

Christina Francisco

WWPR Digital Strategy Chair - Christina Francisco

Director, Digital Marketing and Strategy

Membership Co-Chairs

Stacy Fitzgerald-Redd

WWPR Membership Co-Chair - Stacy Fitzgerald-Redd

North American Insulation Manufacturers Association
Director, Marketing and Communications

Zorie Valchev

WWPR Membership Co-Chair - Zorie Valchev

PAC Manager

Professional Development Co-Chairs

Sarah Beccio

WWPR Professional Development Co-Chair - Sarah Beccio

Founder & CEO

Katherine Hurd

WWPR Professional Development Co-Chairs - Katherine Hurd

Baltz & Company

Pro Bono Co-Chairs

Carrie Johnson

WWPR Pro Bono Co-Chair - Carrie Johnson

Association of American College and Universities
Communications Liaison

Bonnie Piper

WWPR Pro Bono - Bonnie Piper

Senior Communications and Public Affairs Specialist

Emerging Leader Awards Co-Chairs

Elynsey Price

WWPR Emerging Leader Awards Co-Chairs - Elynsey Price

Manager, US Media

Sabrena Pringle

WWPR Emerging Leaders Awards Co-Chairs - Sabrena Pringle

American Diabetes Association
Associate Director, External Communications

PR Woman of the Year Co-Chairs

Taylor Leaming

WWPR PR Woman of the Year Co-Chairs- Taylor Leaming

Senior Account Executive

Christin Lewis

WWPR PR Woman of the Year Co-Chairs - Christin Lewis

Senior Manager, Financial Partnerships Marketing