The Women In Defense Greater Tampa Bay (WID GTB) is pleased to announce their new officers for 2018. The officers were sworn in on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at WID GTB’s annual meeting.
Ms. Debbie Miller, Business Relationship Manager at Celestar Holdings Corporation, was elected as the organization’s President and is responsible for continuing the momentum of the previous board through professional development, networking and programming for both women and men who are part of and support the defense industry. “Women In Defense is an integral part of the Tampa Bay Defense community,” explains Ms. Miller. “I am excited to work with the community and WID GTB Board of Directors to build even more robust, relevant and progressive programs for our membership base – and create a valuable resource for the region.”
Other WID GTB officers include: Jennifer Metz, VP & Partner of SE2S, was elected as Vice President; Jennifer (Jenny) O’Connor, Director of Business Development for Maynard Cooper Gale/Florida Market was re-elected as Secretary; and Rita Maxwell, Senior Financial Management Executive at VATC, Inc. was re-elected as Treasurer.
WID GTB Directors for the 2017-18 fiscal term were also appointed and include: Julie Hillson, Jacobs Engineering Group, Membership Director; Melinda Farmer, SenComm, Director of Sponsorship; Mollie McLaughlin, The Dark Star Group, Director of Communications; Sally T. Woodward, Shutts & Bowen, Director of Scholarship and Valerie Ellis, Luminary Global, Director of Programs.