2024 Board Members


President – Laura Loyacono

Missouri Vice President – Shelly LaRose

Kansas Vice President – Representative Valdenia Winn

Treasurer – Frenchette Anderson

Secretary – Lara Sodon

Members At-Large – Councilwoman Jan Faidley, Lauren Gepford, Phyllis Hardwick, Patricia Hernandez, Shirley Mata, Corkey McCaffrey, Sonia Nizami, Representative Susan Ruiz, Amanda Swysgood, Missouri Senator Barbara Anne Washington, Kristin Wing, and Caitlin Wise

Board Committees

Executive Committee – Laura Loyacono, Shelly LaRose, Representative Valdenia Winn, Frenchette Anderson, and Lara Sodon

Communications Committee – Kristin Wing, Corky McCaffrey, and Janessa Riehle

Fundraising and Finance Committee – Phyllis Hardwick, Frenchette Anderson, and Shelly LaRose

Programs and Events Committee – Kristin Wing, Caitlyn Wise, Patricia Hernandez, and Janessa Riehle

Membership and Recruitment Committee – Corky McCaffrey, Shirley Mata, Ashley Bergus, and Sonia Nizami

Political Screening and Endorsements – (MO) Lauren Gepford, Shirley Mata, Sonia Nizami, and Amanda Swysgood; (KS) Councilwoman Jan Faidley, Kristin Wing, Lara Sodon, Caitlyn Wise and Representative Valdenia Winn; (Liaisons) KS Representative Susan Ruiz and MO Senator Barbara Anne Washington

Training and Candidate Recruitment – Lauren Gepford, Councilwoman Jan Faidley, Amanda Swysgood, and Shirley Mata

Women in Politics Foundation Representative – Sonia Nizami, Frenchette Anderson, and Shelly LaRose; Missouri Caucus Delegate – Lara Sodon

Young Ambassadors– Janessa Riehle