Executive Women of the Palm Beaches (EWPB) recently announced its new board members for the 2012-13 year at a dinner reception at PGA National Resort & Spa. The event also honored the leaders who served this past year.
The EWPB officers are as follows: President Ellen Block, the Jay Block Companies Inc.; President-Elect Minx Boren, Coach Minx Inc.; Secretary Trish Lowry, Florida’s Blood Centers Inc.; Treasurer Nanette Norton Winzell, Lamn, Krielow, Dytrych & Co. CPAs; Treasurer-Elect Misty Travani, Travani & Richter, P.A.; and Immediate Past President Monica Manolas, CEMEX USA.
Directors include Laurel Baker, Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce; JoAnne Berkow, Rosetta Stone Fine Art Gallery and Rosetta Stone Corporate Art; Tish Carlo, Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation; Jackie Halderman, Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller’s Office; Sandra Kaplan, Bravo KB Inc.; Bonnie Lazar, Keller Williams Realty Services; Beverly Levine, Schrapper’s Fine Cabinetry & Design; Katie Newitt, A1 Moving & Storage/Atlas Van Lines; Betsy Owen, Rotary International; and Melody Sanger, Drug Study Institute. Jessica Cecere of CredAbility was named alternate director.
Elaine Meier and Suzy Petersen were named 2012 Members of the Year, while Ethel Isaacs Williams was named EWPB New Member of the Year.
“Executive Women of the Palm Beaches is dedicated to the successful advancement of women in the workplace,” President Ellen Block said. “This year’s theme, ‘Exploring Our Leadership Edge,’ will focus on an aggressive campaign to provide the means for talented and deserving women of Palm Beach County to get the education necessary in their chosen career fields that would give them the edge.”
This past May, Executive Women’s annual Women In Leadership Awards Luncheon raised more than $85,000 for scholarships and grants for deserving young women. Television personality and author Joan Lunden was the keynote speaker.
The Executive Women of the Palm Beaches’ mission is to provide a dynamic presence dedicated to the professional and personal advancement of women through networking, sharing resources and encouraging leadership. Through Executive Women Outreach, the organization provides financial support to scholarships and community projects.
For more information regarding Executive Women of the Palm Beaches, call (561) 684-9117 or visit www.ewpb.org.
Above: Nanette Norton Winzell, Trish Lowry, Ellen Block and Minx Boren were elected as officers of Executive Women of the Palm Beaches for the 2012-13 year.