The Advancement Committee is responsible for membership recruitment, along with increasing the financial resources of AWA. The committee is also responsible for the mentorship program.

Alumni Chair – Megan Lauber
Student Fundraising Coordinator – Anne Runde
Student Membership Coordinator – Haven Olson


The Communications Committee oversees the AWA website, E-Alerts and all public relations.

Alumni Chair – Taylor Holterman
Student Communications Coordinator – Lindsey Sarbacker
Student Vice President – Emily Franke
Student Alumni Coordinator – Shelby Brendler
Additional: Deb Wendorf-Boyke, Kate Jaeger, Mikaela Breunig, Lauren Baker


The Education Committee coordinates AWA student member scholarships from applications to selection and distribution. They are also responsible for fundraising and management of AWA's scholarship endowment funds at the UW Foundation. 

Alumni Chair – Lauren (Holterman) Brey
Student Vice President - Emily Franke

Financial Management

The Financial Management Committee manages the finances of AWABC. Primary responsibilities include budgeting, setting of rent, planning for long-term maintenance and capital expenditures as well as working closely with the AWA Alumni Treasurer to oversee AWA accounts/finances.

Alumni Chair – Jessica (Milatz) Held
Alumni Treasurer – Jaime Sawle
Student Treasurer – Alexis Leudtke
Additional – Jill Makovec, Krista Knigge, Linda Hodorff, Katie Varney, Kim Olsen, Sharon Brantmeier, Jill Armbruster, Rhonda Meinholz, Valerie Johnson Renk, Katy Katzman, Darci O'Brien

House Management 

The House Management Committee conducts all business pertaining to the management of AWA's house.

Alumni Co-Chairs – Barb Lee & Maureen DeBruin
House Manager – Summer Henschel
House Steward – Cassidy Dabbs
House Assistant – Alexis Schultz
In-House Rep – TBD
Out-of-House Rep – TBD
Exec. Team – Jessica Held
Additional: Tiffany Roberts, Krista Knigge, Becky Brotzman, Mackenzie Fochs, Jill Makovec, Emily Uhlenhake


The Programming Committee is responsible for planning student/alumni events such as AWA Day, networking dinners and more.

Alumni Co-Chairs – Mariah Martin & Ally Ingles
Student Alumni Coordinator – Shelby Brendler
Student Activities Coordinator – Maria Balbach
Student Fundraising Coordinator – Anne Runde
Student Service Coordinator – Emma Gwidt
Addtional: Connie Beranek, Anna Blake