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 – Sabrina Servais


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

Alumni Chair – Sara Griswold
Student Communications Coordinator – Taylor Gracyalny
Student Vice President – Megan Lehr
Student Alumni Coordinator – Ashley Nelson
Additional Members: Taylor Holterman, 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 - Megan Lehr
Additional Members: Jessica Wendt

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 – Jaime Sawle
Alumni Treasurer – Stephanie Thiel
Student Treasurer – Alexis Leudtke
Additional Members: 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 – Tiffany Brandl
House Manager – Alexis Schultz
House Steward – Kimberly Mason
House Assistant – Mikayla Haack
In-House Rep – Sabrina Servais
Out-of-House Rep – Sophy Henisz
Additional Members: Kylene Anderson, Krista Knigge, Jodi Berndtson, Andrea Klahn


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

Alumni Co-Chairs – Mariah Martin
Student Alumni Coordinator – Ashley Nelson
Student Activities Coordinator – Olivia Spaight
Student Fundraising Coordinator – Anne Runde
Student Service Coordinator – Kalista Hodorff
Additional Members: Anna Blake
50th Anniversary AWA Day Celebration Committee Chair: Interest needed. Please contact Chrissy Meyer. 
50th Anniversary AWA Day Celebration Committee Members: Julie Larson, Marjorie Stieve, Additional spots available!