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

Chair – Abbey Wethal
Student Fundraising Coordinator – Micheala Slind
Student Membership Coordinator – Jessica Wendt


The Communications Committee oversees the AWA website, E-Alerts and public relations. The committee will also be responsible for implementing the mentorship program.

Chair – Taylor Holterman
Student Vice President –  Mariah Martin
Student Alumni Coordinator – Kristen Broege
Student Communications Coordinator – Bailey Fritsch
Student Public Relations Coordinator – Emily Matzke

Additional: Deb Wendorf-Boyke, Lauren Brey, Kate Griswold, 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. 

Chair – Jodi Hoynoski
Scholarship Coordinator – Ally Ingles

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.

Chair – Jessica Held
Alumni Treasurer – Jaime Sawle
Student Treasurer – Maddy Selner
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.

Co-Chair – Danielle Brown
House Manager – Ciera Ballmer
House Steward – Stephanie Thiel
House Assistant – Taylor Thoeny
In-House Rep – Bailey Fritsch 
Out-of-House Rep – Gretta Binversie
Exec. Team – Jessica Milatz
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 the Women's Agricultural Leadership Summit, AWA Day, networking dinners, etc.

Co-Chairs – Sami Benz and Kirsten Henning
Student Activities Coordinator – Amber Dammen
Student Alumni Coordinator – Kristen Broege
Student Fundraising Coordinator – Micheala Slind
Student Service Coordinator – Abigail Martin
Addtional: Connie Beranek, Anna Blake