Seminar & Programs Committee

The Seminar & Programs Committee of WIS is dedicated to coordinating and executing on key WIS events during the ASIS annual seminar (GSX) and other key events.  This Committee also supports the development of the WIS Mid-year Council meeting. 

Our Committee Goals are:

  1. Global network (networking) – ensure strong execution of the mid-year event and key seminar networking events including the Karen Marquez Honors, WIS Happy Hour, and Pod staffing, to enable high quality networking and connections for women in security.

  2. Branding – ensure strong representation of the WIS brand throughout the course of seminar activities, including ensuring effective marketing of the WIS header liner event, KMH and WIS happy hour in print and digital materials.

Committee Members:

Committee Chairs

Kate Chadwick-Johnson (Corning Inc.)

Arian Avila (Bank of America)

Committee Members

Alicia Rakstad (Consolidated Communications)

Bryn Palena (InfoMart)

Debe Allen (Nutrien)

Jennifer Evans (Advantage Security, Inc.)

Susan Coleman (ASIS Regional Vice President)

Takesha Jackson (Gulfstream)


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