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 OfficeCouncilor NameMembership 
Council ChairDani SiglerP&S-Pediatrics
Vice-Chair/Chair ElectMandi RemingtonMerit-Center for Disabilities and Development
Past Council ChairCarolyn HartleyFaculty-School of Social Work
RecorderSarah HoveyUndergraduate Student-Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies, and Sociology
Membership/Election OfficerSarah HoveyUndergraduate Student-Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies, and Sociology
Communication OfficerKate GucikGraduate Student-Theater Arts
Treasurer VacantVacant

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 NameMembership 
Jill EndresFaculty - COM- Family Medicine
Nadia Sabbagh SteinbergFaculty - CLAS - School of Social Work
Kelly FerroniFaculty - UIHC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lina-Maria MurilloFaculty - CLAS - Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies
Becky GonzalezFaculty - CLAS - Dept of Spanish and Portuguese
Professional & Scientific Members
Councilor NameMembership 
Rosie Ver SteeghP&S - Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Holly DavisP&S - University Counseling Service
Dani Sigler (+)P&S - Pediatrics
Chelsea Green (+)P&S - Ophthalmology
Lynne NugentP&S - English
Merit Members
Councilor NameMembership 
Heidi Ann Paulsen (+)Merit - Nursing
Amanda RemingtonMerit - Center for Disabilities and Development
Carolina LeosMerit - UI Main Library
Kelly AllmanMerit - Ambulatory Care- Organ Transplant
Graduate Student Members
Councilor NameMembership 
Peter Larsen (+)Graduate Student - American Studies
Cecelia Boakye BotweGraduate Student - Higher Education and Student Affairs
Alisson BywaterGraduate Student - Counseling Psychology
Katie GucikGraduate Student - Theatre Arts
Saige M. AddisonGraduate Student - Social Work 
Undergraduate Student Members
Councilor NameMembership 
Estella Ruhrer-JohnsonUndergraduate Student - Political Science and Social Justice
Nithya MyneniUndergraduate Student - Psychological and Brain Sciences
Madelyn DeutschUndergraduate Student - Political Science
Alliyah LipsitUndergraduate Student - Political Science
Chloe MayfieldUndergraduate Student - Political Science
Sarah HoveyUndergraduate Student - GWSS and Sociology


At Large Members 

Councilor NameMembership 
Carolyn HartleyFaculty - School of Social Work
Kari Harland (+)Faculty - Emergency Medicine
Kokila ThenuwaraFaculty - Anesthesia
Jennifer SterlingFaculty - American Studies
Consuelo Guayara SanchezFaculty - Rhetoric
Stephanie BattersonFaculty - Rhetoric
Hannah RoederFaculty - Neurology
Elissa FaroFaculty - Research Assistant Professor
Sylvia Mikucki-EnyartFaculty - Communication Studies
Hellecktra Orozco (+)P&S - Human Resources
Neda Barrett (+)P&S - College of Law
Molly KuceraP&S - UIHC
Angela Ward (+)P&S - Distance & Online Education
Willow FuchsP&S - Libraries
Renee SueppelP&S - President's Office
Emma AwadP&S - UIHC - Pharmacist
Brittany BendaP&S - Registrar Office
Ameila DernykP&S - Student Financial Aid
Jennifer StarkP&S - UIHC Opthamology
Willa OddleifsonP&S - Administration
Ben StoneP&S - Business Services Admin
Morgan GulleyP&S - Health Care Information Systems
Celine FenderGraduate Student
Mallary MartensGraduate Student
Brianna WillsMerit - Facilities Management



Membership applications are now open for the Council on the Status of Women!

Please submit your application here. Applications are due April 26.

Updated April 2024