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. 


Lisa Montross

National President
Port Huron, MI

Vanessa Willis

National Vice President

Livermore, CA

Gina Berry

National Secretary - Treasurer
Mulberry, FL



Dr. Sonja Ogletree Satani

Vice President
District I
N. Charleston, SC

Debbie Holladay

Vice President
District II
Bryan, TX


Gena Glover

Vice President
District III
Deer Creek, IL

Debra Yates

Vice President
District IV
Lemoyne, PA

Julie Sullivan

Vice President
District V
Dearborn, MI

Mary Ellerman

Vice President
District VI
Yuma, AZ