HOLLY ALDEN: Founder of Skullcandy, Inc. and Stance, Inc.; partner at National Snowboard; on the boards of Destination Maternity Corp., Sunstone Education Foundation, and Encircle, a safe house for LGTB youth; received an undergraduate degree from Metropolitan State University.
ALICIA INGERSOLL, MBA, PhD: Asst. Professor, USU, Huntsman School of Business; economic and organizational sociologist; research focus examines the connections between corporations and society with specific focus on gender, leadership and sustainability; experienced in corporate supply chain management.
KATHIE KEELER, LCSW: President, Founder and Clinical Director at Resolutions, Inc, providing specialized psychotherapy services to individuals, groups, corporations, families and couples since 1990; focused on women’s equality and gender issues.
DONNA KELLY, JD: Deputy District Attorney for Salt Lake County; prosecutor for more than 26 years, handling more than 3,000 child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence and murder cases; advocate for laws and court rules that improve outcomes for victims and hold defendants accountable.
LAURIE HOFMANN, MA, Community leadership: Specialist with a strong track record of strategic planning, fundraising, event planning, board development and volunteer management; actively involved in improving the community through professional and volunteer leadership.
TRICIA KRITZBERG, MPA, Professional Accountancy: CPA with 20 years experience as an auditor and financial manager, currently specializing as a nonprofit consultant; Black Belt in Lean/Six Sigma; QuickBooks Solution Provider designation; trained in Business Valuations by the AICPA.
EMILY MUIR, MPA, Public Administration: Nonprofit management specialist, currently Director of Development for the Ouelessebougou Alliance; experienced in marketing, public relations, development grant writing, events, and capital campaigns; passionate about gender equality.
SUZANNE PIERCE-MOORE, MS, Human Resource Management: Chairman, USU Board of Trustees; consultant for impact investing, higher education and non-profit organizations; board member, Center for Women and Gender, USU.
ALISON COOK, PhD: Professor in the Department of Management in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at USU; research focus examines gender and racial/ethnic diversity in the workplace; current research specifically focuses on the factors that either facilitate or hinder promotion opportunities for women and racial/ethnic minorities and factors that facilitate or hinder their post-promotion success.
ANN AUSTIN, PhD: Professor of Child Development in the Department of Family and Human
Development; founding director of the USU Center for Women and Gender; former Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; research focus on child development in out-of-home child care and communication between child care providers and parents to promote child development.
LISA HALES, MBA: Experienced educator, program manager and consultant; skilled in instructional design; administrator, program director, district program coordinator, department chair and secondary teacher, Poudre School District, Fort Collins, Co; Consultant and Program Evaluator for International Baccalaureate; Executive board member for Make A Wish Utah and West Ridge Academy.
CHRISTINE CLARK, MBA, PhD - Executive Director: Experienced in nonprofit management; expertise in family systems and human development, with an emphasis in creating interventions designed to influence human behavior towards more healthy lifestyles.
AMY RICH – Director of Operations: Co-owner of Zip Films, a production company based in Salt Lake City, Utah; skills include educational and curriculum development, marketing, graphic design, and branding.
AMBER HOWARD – Director of Finance: Experienced as an account manager for MediaFast, a producer of digital advertising media; skills include bookkeeping methods using QuickBooks online.
CHARIS MARIGER – Director of Programs: Significant experience in campaign management; deputy field director for multiple political campaigns; expertise in volunteer management and campaign strategy.