NAWIC St. Louis announces new officers, board members

NAWIC POWER: New NAWIC St. Louis President Stephanie Anderson (fourth from left) says she looks forward to continuing to bring the power of NAWIC to life for members. With Anderson are newly elected board members (left to right) Janet Heitzig, Samantha Cook, Cathy Gallaher, Kathy Cassidy, Amy DePriest, Shannon Carroll and Sandra Carter. – NAWIC St. Louis photo

The St. Louis chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) recently announced the results of its 2017-2018 officer and board member election.

The new board of directors includes: President Stephanie Anderson, Acme Constructors, Inc.; Vice President Barbara Johnson, Chas. L. Crane Agency Co.; Treasurer Kathy Cassidy, Acme Constructors, Inc.; Recording Secretary Cathy Gallaher, Cateck, Inc.; Corresponding Secretary Samatha Cook, Clayco; and Past President Sandra Carter, Bartch Roofing, Inc.

“I am excited to have been elected president of the St. Louis chapter,” Anderson said. “I look forward to continuing to bring the POWER of NAWIC to life for our members in this upcoming year.”

Members of the organization’s board are: Amy DePriest, Acme Constructors, Inc.; Shannon Carroll, Alberici Constructors; Vanessa Byrd, Shannon & Wilson, Inc.; Janet Heitzig, Principal Financial Group; Amy Heeger, AME Constructors, Inc.; and Dottie Koch, Allied Waterproofing.

Founded in 1953, the National Association of Women in Construction is a not-for-profit organization designed to provide support, networking, education and business opportunities in the construction industry. Its core purpose is to enhance the success of women in construction. The St. Louis chapter began in 1960.

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