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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 8, 2021) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee has elected 13 new members to its Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 term. New members represent leaders in the legal, finance, business, and media sectors.

“This past year has challenged nonprofit organizations like never before, and I’m grateful for the steady leadership and expertise that was exhibited by our board of directors during this time,” said YWCA President and CEO Sharon K. Roberson. “I’m excited to welcome our newest members to this outstanding group of community leaders and am confident they will help move our mission forward.”

New YWCA board members include:

Lara Crouch, Director Client Experience, Nashville Predators

James Crumlin, Member/Attorney Bone McAllester Norton PLLC

Irwin Fisher, Community Volunteer

Joey Hatch, Community Volunteer

Latrisha Jemison, Regional Community Affairs Manager, Regions

Marcia Masulla, Owner, Roar

Eleanor McDonald, Chief Legal Counsel, Ingram Industries

Jayme Parmakian, Shareholder Tax, LBMC

Roberta Pettis, President and Founder, FocusWorks Consulting

Kristy Sinkfield, Director Strategy and Innovation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Valerie Smith Molette, CAO, Deloitte

Alecia Wynn, Managing Director, Ankura Consulting

Vicki Yates, Anchor, News Channel 5

Amanda Weeks-Geveden, Senior Vice President, Managing Director at U.S. Bank is the new YWCA board chair and Cynthia Whitfield-Story, Chief Executive Officer at INSPIRE1, LLC Consulting Firm, is board chair-elect. For a full list of YWCA Board of Directors, click here.

YWCA also named 15 new members to its Junior Board Committee (JBC). The JBC is a vibrant group of young professionals who exhibit outstanding community leadership, philanthropy, and have a passion for making Nashville safe for women and girls.

New YWCA JBC members include:

Caroline Askew Hoerner, TVA Economic Development
JaMita BoBo, U.S. District Court – Middle District of Tennessee
Sparkle Buntyon, Sparkle Christine Executive Coaching
Veronica Clark, University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services
Jewell Dickins, Meharry Medical College
Jessica Earnest, Tractor Supply Company
Meghan Gwaltney, FiftyForward
LaKishia Harris, MSAP Coordinator
Mikea James, Bridgestone
Destini Jones, Meharry Medical College
Nona Joseph, TN Dept. of Substance Abuse & Mental Health
Brittany Macon, Maynard, Cooper & Gale
Elizabeth Morse, Ankura
Drew Singleton, Regions Bank
Chase Watson, HCA

Click here to learn more about the YWCA’s JBC.

About YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee: For 123 years, YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee has helped women, girls, and families in Nashville and Middle Tennessee build safer, more self-sufficient lives. YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Programs include Domestic Violence Services, Girls Inc., AMEND Together, Dress for Success Nashville, and the Family Learning Center. For more information, visit https://ywcanashville.com, follow us on twitter @YWCANashville and find us on Facebook facebook.com/YWCANashville.