WBN Committees

We all know that many hands make light work. Without the active involvement and support of its members, WBN’s continuing growth and success would not be possible. When the organization flourishes, so do the opportunities for all members!

By joining a committee, you can further expand their visibility and relationships with others throughout the organization. Contact one of the committee chairs listed here to learn more.

Member Experience Committee:

The Member Experience Committee focuses on increasing membership satisfaction and growth by assisting in development new chapters, recruiting members and referring candidates to appropriate chapters.  They also provide support and mentoring for new chapters, ailing chapters and their members.

Devin Hallett-Snyder –  Hallett Snyder Law (Pittsburgh North)
Tracy Montarti – Villa Montarti Photography  (South Hills)
Doreen Miles – Mary Kay Cosmetics (Criders Corners)
Deanne Duncan  –  DCA Virtual Business Support (Laurel Highlands)

Member Growth:

Subcommittee of Member Experience

Special Events:

The Special Events Committee provides guidance and oversight for chapters hosting corporate WBN events such as Annual Dinner, All-Chapter Networking Events, Regional Events, and the Holiday Breakfast. The committee creates relationship building through cultural and fun events for members’ participation and for members to share with family and friends. Special Events is a year-round committee, 10 hours a month, and meets twice a month.

Kelly Mazon – Family Floors LLC (Murrysville)
Rose Morozowich – Diamond Venue Salon & Spa, LLC (Norwin)

Denise Murrin-Coburn – DJ’s Crystal Garden (East Chapter)
Michelle Kinzel – OneHope Wine (East Chapter)


The Education Committee develops ideas to provide enriching educational opportunities for members, coordinates and facilitates monthly webinars, semi-annual leadership trainings, and workshops. Education is a year-round committee, depending on events, 1-10 hours a month, right now only meets once a month depending on events.

Tracy Montarti – Villa Montarti Photography  (South Hills)

Suzanne Sekula – Studio 312 Interiors  (Cranberry)
Ariel Mookherji – Crazy Good Events (South Hills)
Marlene Rusinko  –  Utility Audit, Inc. (Laurel Highlands)
Kimberly Green – Green Essential Oils (Ligonier)

Awards & Chapter Challenge:

The Chapter Challenge Committee oversees the annual Chapter Challenge contest, tallies results of submissions, purchases prizes, and awards prizes at the Holiday Breakfast in December.

The Committee also conducts the annual selection process for the Woman of the Year, Charitable Project of the Year, and the Jean Walsh Scholarship. The committee (January—June) oversees the annual process for the Board of Directors nominating process.


The Survey & Audit Committee develops and facilitates the annual membership survey, exit surveys, and event/training surveys.

Marketing & Technology:

The Marketing Committee develops plans and implements new strategies to enhance the corporate image of WBN and increase community awareness.  This committee also develops and distributes internal and external communication designed to inform members, promote community awareness of our esteemed members and the organization. The Historian is part of the committee and collects WBN photographs, memorabilia, records, and reports.

Chair:  OPEN

Nancy Boyer – Hey Girl Social Media (Murrysville)
Veronica Burnsworth – Peanut Butter & Jelly Designs, LLC (Cranberry)

Strategic Planning and Budget:

The Strategic Planning and Budgeting Committee develops the annual budget, the long-range plan, and goals for the organization, and submits proposals to the Board of Directors for approval.

Chair:  Kristina Rugh – HLC Bookkeeping & Office Services (Norwin)

Rebecca Wanovich – Pierson & Scott Insurance (South Hills)

Tracy Montarti – Villa Montarti Photography  (South Hills)
Ariel Mookherji – Crazy Good Events (South Hills)
Aliccia Laychack – Laychak Insurance Company (Laurel Highlands)

By-Laws and Policies:

The By-Laws and Policies Committee is entrusted with reviewing and updating bylaws, policies, and procedures and submitting them to the Board of Directors for approval.

Kathryn Gioia – Bowles Rice  (South Hills)
Devin Hallett-Snyder –  Hallett Snyder Law (Pittsburgh North)