The National Board of Directors governs the national bylaws of ABWA on behalf of its members.  Board members also serve as trustees of the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF). The officers are elected by the Association’s membership for a one-year term at the ABWA’s National Women’s Leadership Conference and meet three times annually. 


Dr. Sonja Ogletree Satani

National President
N. Charleston, SC

Julie Burch

National Vice President

Flower Mound, TX

Felicia C. Johnson

National Secretary - Treasurer
Birmingham, AL



Myra Stevens Brown

Vice President District I
Cataula, GA

Charlotte Osborne

Vice President District II
Oklahoma City, OK


Cheryl P. Scott

Vice President District III
Olathe, KS

Karen Yvonne Williams

Vice President District IV
Takoma Park, MD

Marcia Green

Vice President District V
Commerce, MI

Karen Oliver

Vice President District VI
La Palma, CA