Board Members and Chairs

JLCR 2016-2017 Board Members

Junior League of Cedar Rapids’ League and fiscal years run from June 1-May 31. All placements begin on June 1.

2016-17 Board of Directors

President: Abbie Covenah

VP of Operations: Samantha McGrane

VP of Membership: Mandy Ferrante

VP of Communications: Christine Young

VP of Planning/President Elect: Nicole Ridge

VP of Fund Development: Amber Blomme

VP of Community: Jennifer Ziegler

At-Large Board Members: Caitlin Mattes & Melanie Oeltjenbruns



In addition to the Board of Directors, these dedicated women fill our Committee Chair positions:

Operations Council: Samantha McGrane, VP
Office Manager: Angie Jungling
Treasurer: Nicole Kintzle
Technology: Leigha George

Communications Council: Christine Young, VP
Internal Relations: Ellen Bardsley
External Relations: Caitlin Mattes, Darline Davermann-Reid

Community Council: Jennifer Ziegler, VP
Community Relations: Adriance Malone, Jodie Carlson
Project Guide: Angel Burns, Stacy Przysiecki
Project Advocate: Jenn Draper
Project Provide: Ashley Vanorny, Jessica Mizaur

Fund Development Council: Amber Blomme, VP
Butterfly Kisses Fundraiser: Lisa Fitzpatrick, Felisha Junge
JLCR: Fostering Strength Fundraiser: Samantha McManus, Kelly Mostek
Resource Development: Chandra Wiezorek, Jessica Netolicky

Membership Council: Mandy Ferrante, VP
Membership Development: Cara Joens, Chelsea Archibald
Membership Recruitment: Brie Steffes, Michelle Schiess
Membership Retention: Katie Helgens
Nominating: Jen Byers, Chelsea, McDill

Planning Council: Nicole Ridge, VP/President-Elect
Advisory Future Planning: Amanda Lane, Leslie Allred
Project Research: Christina Clements, Adriane Malone
Ways and Means: LaShonda Kennedy, Jessica Witt