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Advisory Council

Purpose:  The overriding purpose of the Advisory Council is to assist
the Gender Studies faculty in fulfilling its mission
of conducting research, teaching, sponsoring events, and community networking.

Ms. Becky Mumma, CPA, MBA  (Chair)
CEO & Executive Consultant
InVALUable Solutions LLC
St. Louis, MO

Mr. Derek Cadzow
Love and Life Photography

Ms. Annette Desarden-Carrero
CPU and Hub Planner Supervisor
United Parcel Service

Ms. Kathleen Christ
President and Founder
St. Louis Aquatic Healing Center Corporation

Ms. Laura Cohen
Project Director – The Confluence Partnership

The Honorable Rita Heard Days
Missouri Senate

Ms. Barbara Dressel
President & CEO
eMED International, Inc.

Dr. Sally Ebest (ex officio)
Director, Gender Studies Program
Professor of English
UM-St. Louis

Dr. Barbara Harbach
Department of Music
UM-St. Louis

Prof. Jackie Lewis Harris
Teaching & Learning
369 Marillac Hall
Univ. of  Missouri-St. Louis

The Honorable Malaika B. Horne
UM System Board of Curators (former)
UMSL  Executive Leadership Consortium
Division of Continuing Education
UM-St. Louis

Mr. Jeffrey Jones
Associate Director of Advancement
UM-St. Louis

Ms. Laurie Levin
Stress Reduction Specialist
PB Design, LLC

Ms. Deborah A. Mcward
American Assoc. of University Women
Ballwin, MO 

Ms. Fern Mreen
Administrative Associate I
Gender Studies Program
UM-St. Louis

Dr. Janet Y. Murray
E. Desmond Lee Professor for Developing Women
Leaders & Entrepreneurs in Int’l Business
College of Business Administration
UM-St. Louis

Dr. Carol K. Peck
College of Optometry
UM-St. Louis

Ms. Michele B. Rutledge

Wings of Hope
St. Louis, MO

Ms. Iris Salsman
I. Salsman PR, LLC
St. Louis, MO

Ms. Jan Scott
St. Louis Women on the Move
St. Louis, MO

Dr. Margaret Sherraden
School of Social Work
UM-St. Louis

Dr. Lynn Staley
English Dept.
UM-St. Louis

Dr. George T. Taylor
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology
University of Missouri - St. Louis