Washington Wellesley Club Board Officer Slate of Nominations


The Washington Wellesley Club Nominating Committee announces its 2019 slate of candidates for its board for the 2019-2021 term. 

Washington Wellesley Club Board Slate of Candidates

Vice President of Admissions - Jessica Urban, Class of 2006

Jessica Urban is nominated for her second term as Vice President of Admissions. She is a Trial Attorney in the Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section of the U.S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division.  Before serving as a federal prosecutor, Jessica was a litigation associate at Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Washington, DC, where she was active in pro bono work and served on the Hiring Committee. At Wellesley, she double majored in political science and Spanish, served as President of the Mock Trial team and co-captain of Club Soccer, and participated in Glee Club.  After receiving her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and clerking for a federal judge in Philadelphia, she moved to DC, which she is thrilled to now call home.

Vice President of Membership - Lynne Miller, Class of 1973

Lynne M. Miller is nominated to be Vice President of Membership. She graduated from Wellesley in 1973 with a major in biology and received an MS in Zoology from Rutgers University in 1976. She is President of her Wellesley class until 2023. She is on the board of the Wellesley Business Leadership Council. Lynne is a board member of Gannett Fleming, a global infrastructure firm. She was on the board of an S&P 500 utility for 22 years and a bank board for 10 years. Lynne co-founded an environmental engineering and consulting firm which was sold 16 years later. Lynne was a trustee of an independent Episcopal school in Maryland for 6 years.  Lynne brings a background in membership, having served as Global Vice Chair of Membership for Women Corporate Directors and worked on membership issues as a board member of a chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).

Vice President of Shared Interest Groups - Sandra Park, Class of 1995

Sandra is nominated to be the Vice President of Shared Interest Groups. Sandra possesses a strong background in diversity and inclusion issues in the workplace. She has served on various diversity committees focusing on outreach, retention, and disability issues.  As a dialogue facilitator, Sandra leads workplace discussion groups on topics such as race, privilege and implicit bias in the workplace and has also been involved with Asian American and Pacific Islander and Hispanic resource groups. Sandra’s parents are of Korean descent and emigrated to Brazil, where Sandra lived until she was 12 years old. Sandra has served as an admissions interviewer on the WWC’s Admissions Committee. She also volunteers at the DC Family Court Intake Center and with animal rescue groups.

Treasurer – Nicole Stinson, Class of 2004

Nicole is nominated to be treasurer. Nicole has been the WWC secretary for a year.  She is an Associate General Counsel at the Inter-American Foundation, a small government agency that provides grants to Central American and Caribbean communities. She enjoys participating in DC-area Wellesley Alumnae of African Descent (WAAD) volunteer events and also volunteers as a mentor with the Women’s Bar Association.

Vice President of Programs – Christina Satkowski, Class of 2007 (one year term; fills a vacancy of a position ordinarily filled in even years)

Christina is nominated to complete the last year of the term of the Vice President of Programs. This vacancy is typically filled during even years, but the incumbent resigned due to new and increasing professional obligations. She served as WWC treasurer for four years. She moved to the DC area three weeks after graduating in 2007 and has been active in the Washington Wellesley Club ever since. Christina majored in International Relations at Wellesley and earned a master’s degree at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service. In 2015, she was awarded Wellesley's Mary Elvira Stevens Fellowship to spend four months in Egypt researching programs for at-risk children. Christina is now a Senior Writer/Editor for the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General, where she focuses on Afghanistan.

 

Vice President of Media and Communications - (one year term; fills a vacancy of a position ordinarily filled in even years) - Amelia Tam, Class of 2018

Amelia is nominated to be Vice President of Media and Communications. This vacancy is typically filled during even years, but the incumbent resigned due to new and increasing professional obligations. Amelia is a Latin America analyst at Kroll, a due diligence firm. She majored in political science and was a leader in several student organizations, including the Wellesley College Senate, House Council, and Tea Talks, a LGBTQ+ Asian organization. Amelia brings experience organizing and publicizing events for these organizations. She aims to connect the diverse community of DC-area alums to each other through a clear website, engaging social media, and strong personal connections.

 

Under Bylaws Article VI, section 3, the President plans to fill the Vice President of Fundraising and acting secretary roles during the coming year.

We hope you can join us at our Annual Meeting on June 19th!