CSW acts as an advisory body to the university administration and as an advocacy group for all women on campus. The Council takes an intersectional approach to its work, recognizing how the many identities women hold affect their experience at the university. To email a specific councilor, please click their name.

Executive Board

Title of Office Councilor Name Membership 
Council Co-Chair Jill Endres Faculty - Family Medicine
Council Co-Chair  Willow Fuchs P&S - Business Library
Vice-Chair/Chair Elect Carolyn Hartley Faculty - School of Social Work
Recorder Manuela Cretella-Foglio Merit - UI Main Library
Membership/Election Officer Vacant Vacant
Treasurer Poorani Sekar (+) Faculty - Dept. of Internal Medicine
Communication Officer Asel Nasr (+) Undergraduate Student

The Council consists of twenty-five voting members (five faculty, five professional and scientific staff, five merit staff, five undergraduate and five graduate students), at-large members, and ex-officio members from designated university offices.

Click to jump to: Voting Members At Large Members Ex-Officio Officers


Voting Members

Faculty Members
Councilor Name Membership 
Poorani Sekar (+) Faculty - Dept. of Internal Medicine
Jill Endres Faculty - Family Medicine
Pamela Mulder Faculty - College of Nursing
Amany Farag Faculty - College of Nursing
Carolyn Hartley Faculty - School of Social Work
Professional & Scientific Members
Councilor Name Membership 
Roseanne Santo Domingo P&S - Division of World Languages
Willow Fuchs P&S - Libraries
Amie Stewart (+) P&S - UIHC Radiology
Holly Davis (+) P&S - University Counseling Service
Erika Christiansen P&S - Center for Student Involvement
Merit Members
Councilor Name Membership 
Sally Robbins (+) Merit - UI Counseling Service
Sandra Flake Merit - UIHC Emergency Medicine
Heidi Ann Paulsen (+) Merit - Nursing
Amanda Nichols  
Manuela Crettella Foglio Merit - UI Main Library
Graduate Student Members
Councilor Name Membership 
Hannah Rochford Graduate Student - CPH Health Mgmt. & Policy
Caroline Pappalardo Graduate Student - College of Law
Erica Henderson Graduate Student - Carver College of Medicine
Aline Sandouk Graduate Student - Carver College of Medicine
Vacant Vacant
Undergraduate Student Members
Councilor Name Membership 
Carolina Herrera Undergraduate Student
Chi Anna Glaha (+) Undergraduate Student
Shimin Park Undergraduate Student
Asel Nasr (+) Undergraduate Student
Vacant Vacant


At Large Members 

Councilor Name Membership 
Melissa Tully Faculty - Journalism & Mass Communication
Kari Harland (+) Faculty - Emergency Medicine
Mary Noonan (+) Faculty - Sociology & Criminology
Kokila Thenuwara Faculty - Anesthesia
Jane Nachtman Faculty - Physics & Astronomy
Stephanie Batterson (+) Faculty - Rhetoric
Jennifer Sterling Faculty - American Studies
Erin Elgin Faculty - Accounting
Marta Hamity Faculty - Anesthesia
Nadia Sabbagh Steinberg Faculty - School of Social Work
Sarah Ferri Faculty - Neuroscience & Pharmacology
Alina Dumitrescu (+) Faculty - Ophthalmology
Andrea Swenson Faculty - Neurology
Hellecktra Orozco (+) P&S - Human Resources
Danielle Sigler (+) P&S - Ophthalmology
Molly Kucera P&S - UIHC
Josie Pike P&S - Dept. of Nursing
Neda Barrett (+) P&S - College of Law
Chelsea Green (+) P&S - Ophthalmology
Angela Ward (+) P&S - Distance & Online Education
Lei Zhou P&S - Pharmaceuticals
Andrea Ash Graduate Student
Yuchen Liu Graduate Student
Willow Kreutzer Graduate Student
Eunae Han Graduate Student
Celine Fender Graduate Student
Joyce L. McKinley Graduate Student
Harpinder Dhinsa Graduate Student
Tasha Lindo (+) Graduate Student
Amber Crow Graduate Student
Peter Larsen (+) Graduate Student
Joanne Constantin (+) Graduate Student
Lisa Manoogian Graduate Student
Abigail Todd Undergraduate Student
Madalyn Holmstedt (+) Undergraduate Student
Gabrielle Wahe Undergraduate Student
Katherine Kustes Undergraduate Student
Greta Stewart Undergraduate Student
Zoe Waters Alumni
Elle Weibrenner (+) Undergraduate Student


The Council accepts nominations annually, typically in February and/or March of each calendar year.

Updated November 2021