International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

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The International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), the premier international, networking and professional growth organization for women in the restructuring and insolvency industries, today announced its new incoming Board of Directors.

Stanardsville, VA (PRWEB) September 13, 2017

The International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), the premier international, networking and professional growth organization for women in the restructuring and insolvency industries, today announced its new incoming Board of Directors.

"We are pleased to announce our newly elected and appointed incoming Board of Directors, who will continue to guide and grow the organization," said Nancy Valentine, IWIRC Chair. "The composition of the Board speaks to the depth and expertise of our membership base and we look forward to working with these talented women."

The following individuals make up the 2017 – 2018 IWIRC Board of Directors…

Executive Board (terms ending October 2018):

Jennifer McLemore, Christian & Barton LLP, Chair

Carrianne Basler, AlixPartners, Vice Chair

Michelle Pickett, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, Secretary

Leyza Blanco, Gray Robinson, Treasurer

Jennifer Kimble, Prime Clerk, Vice Finance Director

Nancy Valentine, Ice Miller LLP, Immediate Past Chair

Management Committee (terms ending October 2018):

Tinamarie Feil, BMC Group, UNCITRAL Committee Director*

Karen Fellowes, DLA Piper (Canada), LLP, Canadian Networks Director

Sarah Frankel, the525group. LLC, Communications Director

Terri Freedman, Freedman Law, LLC, Program Committee Co-Director

Marjorie Kaufman, Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC, Program Committee Co-Director

Kelly McDonald, Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP, European Networks Director

Lauren McKelvey, Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, PC, Member Services Director

Evelyn Meltzer, Pepper Hamilton, LLP, U.S. Networks Director

Alexandra "CC" Schnapp, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Newsletter Director

Carren Shulman, NYU School of Law, UNCITRAL Committee Director*

Aruni Weerasekera, Alvarez & Marsal Asia Limited, Pac-Rim Networks Director

Regional Directors (terms ending October 2018):

Melissa Hager, Morrison & Foerster LLP, U.S. Regional Director

Catherine D'Alton, KorumLegal, Asia Regional Director

Rita Gismondi, Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, Europe Regional Director

Melaney Wagner, Goodmans LLP, Canada Regional Director

Directors at Large (terms ending October 2018):

Shawn Christianson, Buchalter Nemer, PC

Eloise Fardon, Stephenson Harwood

Jeana Gussman, Goosmann Law Firm, PLC

Kerri Mumford, Landis Rath & Cobb LLP

Tara Schellhorn, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP

Sara-Ann Van Allen, Dentons

Directors at Large (terms ending October 2019):

Jacqui Calderin, Ehrenstein Charbonneau Calderin

Hon. Mary Grace Diehl, U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Rebecca Hume, Kobre & Kim (Cayman)

Ericka Johnson, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

Pooja Sinha, Global Legal Solutions (GLS Law)

Kelly Stapleton, Alvarez & Marsal

Nicole Stefanelli, Cullen and Dykman LLP

Blanche Zelmanovich, CBIZ MHM, LLC

Standing Committee Vice-Directors (terms ending October 2018):

Joanne Collett, Walkers, Asia Regional Vice Director*

Rosa Evergreen, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Vice Director of Communications and Newsletter*

Elizabeth Gunn, Virginia Office of the Attorney General, Vice Director of Spring Conference*

Justine Lau, Mayer Brown JSM, Asia Regional Vice Director*

Christina Lucas, Lucas Consulting Group, LLC, Vice Director of Budget*

Tara Schellhorn, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP, Vice Director of Regional Programming*

Lori Vaughan, Trenam Kemker, Vice Director of Fall Conference*

Nellwyn Voorhies, Donlin Recano, Vice Director of Member Services*    

*denotes non-voting position

"We appreciate the support and dedication of our exiting Board members and thank them for their service, time and commitment to IWIRC," added Ms. Valentine.

About International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC): IWIRC is committed to the connection, promotion, and growth of women in insolvency and restructuring professions worldwide. Since 1994, IWIRC has been connecting women worldwide through a global membership of more than 1,200 attorneys, bankers, corporate-turnaround professionals, financial advisors, and other restructuring practitioners. The organization provides its members with relationship-building, educational, career enhancement, and promotional opportunities. For more information, visit us at http://www.iwirc.com.

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