Leadership

We help leaders become legacy builders

The women and men of the Women's Philanthropy Leadership Council are extraordinary leaders who are committed to furthering Indiana University's mission—and to helping you reach your potential.

Our Council members have different stories – some are first-generation alumnae, some supportive spouses of IU faculty, some have rich family histories steeped in Indiana University. But they all share a love for IU.

So far the successes of the WPLC have far outnumbered the challenges. The individuals who gather around the table three times a year have been looking for leadership opportunities in this area for some time.

Laurie Burns McRobbie, Indiana University's First Lady and WPLC Founding Co-Chair

Active Council Members

Laurie Burns McRobbie, Founding Co-Chair
Julie A. Davis, Chair
Alisa L. Hendrix, Immediate Past Chair
Kay R. Booth, Past Chair
Dale Ellen Leff, Chair Emerita
Kathy Z. Anderson
Amy Carroll Balcius
Abeer Bar
Mary B. Boelke
Patricia L. Brotherson
Debora A. Bennett
Kathryn D. Callen
Julie A. Christopher
Sylvia M. Collins
Andrea F. Dynes
Connie J. Ferguson
Penny L. Gaither
Nancy M. Gandelot
Bonnie Gibson
Janet K. Godfrey
Dena Rae Hancock
Mary Ann Holand
Holly C. Johnson

Lacy Johnson
Alleen J. Keefer
Kelly P. King
Michelle A. Lawless
Kathleen A. Ligocki
Patricia A. Martin
Sybil S. Mervis
Luzetta A. Newkirk
Lisa D. Patterson
Kim I. Pressman
Melissa Proffitt Schmidt
J. Robert Quigg, III
Colleen Riley
Ann L. Rysenga
Janice L. Simmons
Kimberly A. Simpson
Janet S. Smith
Kathleen C. Sprau
Joyce St. Clair
Robin L. Steis
Sallie Jo Tardy Mitzell
Patricia J. Theil
Linda S. Watson
Pam Meyer Yttri

Partners of Women's Philanthropy

MaryEllen Bishop
Juliet Ellis
Patricia Johnson
Robin P. Newhouse

Nancy M. Norton
Susan B. Noyes
Deborah F. Tobias
Melanie Walker

Honorary Members

Jacqueline D. Baker
Mary Susan Buhner
Anita H. Cast
Gayle Cook
Lois J. Eskenazi
Linda H. Friedlander
Ellen J. Gignilliat
Sarah L. Hanssen
Ann Harrison
Nancy B. Hunt
David H. Jacobs, Jr.
Jane M. Jorgensen
Jane Halagiere Martin
Darby A. McCarty
Patricia R. Miller

Lynn E. Reichle
Michael D. Shumate
Jacqueline A. Simmons
Cindy Simon Skjodt
Donna L. Spears
Sally F. Springer
Judi A. Stewart
Judy A. Summerville
Sue H. Talbot
Viola J. Taliaferro
Martha A. Tardy
Marianne W. Tobias
Margaret R. Watanabe
Margaret Weiser

Distinguished Members

Patricia Peterson Danielson
Irene Lilly McCutchen
Eugene Tempel

In Memoriam

Helen Gibbons
Jane Fortune

Staff

Michele M. Boillotat, Executive Director
Charla K. Stonecipher, Associate Director

Contact Us

812-856-7288
wpiu@indiana.edu