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Faculty Affiliates

The Sue Shear Institute relies on women leaders to serve as volunteer faculty for our programs. Over the last decade, hundreds of women have reached back to share their wisdom and support up and coming women leaders. We couldn't do what we do without their generous support.

Alana Barragan-Scott, Director, Missouri Department of Revenue

Brenda Bethman, Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Tracy Bono, Founder and Managing Director, Monkey Tales Theatre

Patricia Breckenridge, Missouri Supreme Court Judge

Leslie Tolliver Broadnax, Law Office of Leslie Tolliver

Allison Bruns,

Robin Carnahan, Missouri Secretary of State

Maria Chappell-Nadal, State Senator, District 14

Monica Combest, Enterprise Holdings, LLC

Rebecca Dorrill, Documentary Filmmaker

Barbara Fraser, former State Representative

Jalesia McQueen Gadberry, Attorney at Law, McQueen Gadlberry, LLC

Suzanne Gellman, Family Financial Education Specialist, UM Extension

Ellie Glenn, Legislative Liaison, MO Dept. of Health and Senior Services

Maggie Hales, East-West Gateway Coordinating Council

Melissa Hattman, Trustee St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees

Paula Hodges, MO National Education Association

Monica HuddlestonMayor of Greendale

Farida Jalalzai, Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Bethany Johnson-Javois, CEO, St. Louis Integrated Health Network

Jenny Johnson, 2010 Shear Fellow

Mary Moore Johnson, Supreme Court of Missouri Fellow

Tishaura Jones, State Representative

Susan Kendig, Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis

C.J. Larkin, Washington University School of Law

Kathy LassBoard of Director, Immigrant & Refugee Women's Program

Jennifer LawlessWomen and Politics Institute, American University

Mary Ann LazarusDirector of Sustainable Design, HOK Group Inc.

Joyce McRath, Vice President, Normandy School Board

Christy Maxfield, VP Business Development and Communications, Mission Center

Margo McNeilState Representative

Marjorie Melton, M3 Engineering Group

Alberta J. MeyerCommunity Volunteer

Heidi B. Miller, Physician, Family Care Center

Julia Muller, Sue Shear Advisory Board

Stacey Newman, State Representative

Chris Nicastro, Director, Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Education

Georgeanne Nixon, State of Missouri First Lady

Jeanette Mott Oxford, State Representative, District 59

Kelly PollockExecutive Director, Center of Contemporary Art

Deborah Price, Office of the Governor

Angela Turner Quigless, Circuit Court Judge, 22nd Judicial Circuit

Linda Rallo, Enterprise Holdings, LLC

Terri ReillyProject Director, ReSource St. Louis

Linda Riekes, St. Louis Public Schools

Sue Schoemehlformer State Representative

Heidi Schoen, Missouri Solar Energy Industries Assoc.

Christine SnivelyDirector of Government Affairs, St. Louis RCGA

Laura Denvir StithMissouri Supreme Court Judge

Mavis Thompson, President, National Bar Association

Anne TolanWebster City Groves Council

Kacie Starr TriplettCity of St. Louis Board of Aldermen

Susan Uchitelle, Education Consultant

Hope Whitehead, Former State Representative, Whitehead & Associates

Karen Winn, Administrative Hearing Commission

Shelley Welsch, Mayor, University City

Amanda WylieInternational Peace Studies

Virginia YoungReporter, St. Louis Post-Dispatch


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