The WICT Network Announces 2022 Chapter Presidents and Advisors

Media contact:
Christina Vergara
cvergara@wict.org
Tel: 202-827-4787

For Immediate Release:
2/18/2022

The WICT Network has announced the esteemed volunteer leaders who will serve as its 2022 Chapter Presidents and Advisors. The dedicated industry leaders who volunteer their time and expertise to ensure our members have access to robust local resources are exemplary representatives of The WICT Network and its mission.

Washington, DC – The WICT Network has announced the esteemed volunteer leaders who will serve as its 2022 Chapter Presidents and Advisors.

“The WICT Network’s 24 domestic and international chapters are an essential touchpoint for our members across the globe, enabling them to foster the relationships and lasting connections that support their career growth every step of the way,” said Kristin Edwards, The WICT Network’s Global VP of Member and Chapter Development. “The dedicated industry leaders who volunteer their time and expertise to ensure our members have access to robust local resources are exemplary representatives of The WICT Network and its mission.”

PRESIDENTS:

  • Carolinas - Diana Monk, VP, Learning Solutions, Charter Communications
  • Europe – Marta del Peso, Corporate Affairs Management Assistant, Liberty Global
  • Florida – Sadie Molinet, Strategic Account Manager, SLED, Spectrum Enterprise
  • Great Lakes – Darralyn Griffin, Finance Supervisor, Comcast
  • Greater Chicago – La Tarsha Simmons, Project Manager, Comcast
    Greater Ohio – Zaki’ya Black, Customer Operations Manager, Charter Communications
  • Greater Philadelphia – Carol Ann Sweeney, Sr. Manager, Business Operations, CommScope
  • Greater Pittsburgh – Sherry Ott, Director, Business Partner Project Management, Comcast
  • Greater Texas – Juli Blanda, Vice President – West Division, Cable One
  • Heartland - Terri Rice, Sr. Manager, Marketing, Cox Business
  • Latin America - María Lizarraga Iriarte, Former Titular de la Unidad de Medios y Contenidos Audiovisuales, Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones
  • Midwest - Lisa Neuwirth, Sr. Director, Strategic Readiness Office, Charter Communications
  • New England – Sara Nizzardo, Manager, Quality Assurance, The Walt Disney Company
  • New York – Stefanie Nimick, SVP, Distribution, STARZ
  • Northern California - Jenn Banta, Recruiter 2, Talent Acquisition, Comcast
  • Pacific Northwest – Abbie O’Dell, Senior Director Learning Services: Field Operations, Charter Communications
  • Rocky Mountain – Barbara Nelms, Global Portfolio & Reporting, Paramount+
  • Southeast – Gimette DeLaughter, Senior Manager, Field Operations, Cox Communications
  • Southern California – Jennifer Miles, Executive Director of Brand Marketing, The Walt Disney Company
  • Southwest - Monica Cole Evans, Sr. Manager, Technical Project Management, Cox Communications
  • United Kingdom – Lauren Dolan, Managing Director, Global Head of Talent & Development, Liberty Global
  • Virginia – Shinese Collins, Corporate Marketing Strategy Manager, Consumer Product Marketing, Cox Communications
  • Washington DC/Baltimore - Svetlana Gans, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Legal & Regulatory Affairs, NCTA

ADVISORS:

  • Carolinas – Seth Feit, Group Vice President, Talent, Charter Communications; Meredith Garwood, Group VP, Tax, Charter Communications; Jonica Hartman, Director, Strategic Initiatives, Spectrum Reach; and Sandra Howe, Technology Executive, S. Howe & Associates
  • Florida – Marva Johnson, Group VP, State Government Affairs – South Region, Charter Communications
  • Great Lakes – Michelle Gilbert, VP, Public Relations, Comcast
  • Greater Chicago – Debra Piscola, Sr. Director, Government Affairs, Comcast
  • Greater Ohio – Jeffrey Gehrig, Regional Vice President of Field Operations, Charter Communications
  • Greater Philadelphia – Kristy Blaise, VP, Learning Engagement, Comcast
  • Greater Pittsburgh – Danielle Erringer, Sr. HR Director , Comcast
  • Greater Texas – Tara Whitehead Stotland, Strategy Lead, Cognizant Digital Business & Technology
  • Heartland – Anne Harris, Director, Marketing & Client Solutions, Cox Media
  • Latin America – Claudia Varela, Former General Manager, Playstation LATAM North, Viacom
  • Midwest – Sally West, Sr. Director, Reporting & Analytics, Charter Communications
  • New England – Lori LeBas, SVP, Platform Distribution Operations, The Walt Disney Company
  • New York – Mary Susan Schilling, Empowerment & Engagement Coach & Consultant
  • Northern California – Anju Ahuja, VP, Product Strategy & Insights, CableLabs; and Keith Turner, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, California Region, Comcast
  • Pacific Northwest – Megan Bishop, VP, Finance & Accounting, Comcast
  • Rocky Mountain – Keely Buchanan, Director, Employee Experience, Charter Communications
  • Southeast – Laura Dames, EVP/GM, WarnerMedia Studios; Sujata Gosalia, EVP and Chief Strategy Officer, Cox Communications; Kimberly Kleinhans, SVP, Finance, Comcast; and Sheri McGaughy, Founder, McGaughy Law
  • Southwest – Shawn Duncan, Vice President, SWR Field Ops, Cox Communications
  • Virginia – Toni Stubbs, VP, Technology, Engineering & Operations, Cox Communications
  • Washington DC/Baltimore – LaTanya Butler, Vice President, Marketing and Partnerships, TV One

About The WICT Network
The WICT Network is a nonpartisan organization whose mission is to create women leaders that transform our industry. We do this by providing unparalleled professional development programs, commissioning original gender research, and supporting a B2B network that helps advance women. For more than 40 years, The WICT Network has partnered with media, entertainment and technology companies to help build a more robust pipeline of women leaders. Founded in 1979, and now over 10,000 members strong, The WICT Network is the largest and oldest professional association serving women in media. Charter Communications and Comcast NBCUniversal are The WICT Network’s Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICTHQ on Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn/Twitter for more information.

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