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2016-2017 Wildflower Fund Committees

The Wildflower Run Committee is responsible for all aspects of the planning and execution of the annual Wildflower Run. The committee also includes representatives from the Corporate Sponsor Committee and the Annual Giving Campaign (member donations).

Wildflower Run Committee Run Director: Pat Toombs
Contracts Joanne Rooney
Corporate Sponsors Barbara Palmer
Course Susan Persing
Facebook Robin Bean
Finance Peggy Martin
Finish Fest Joan Sullivan
Flyer Distribution Monica McClintock
Goodie Bags (5K, 10K, Sr. 2K) Doris Fredricks
Goodie Bags (Kids’ 2K) Deb Buchanan-Pliasance
Graphics Jim Holzgrafe
Greeters Lydie Jones
Hospitality – Pre-Run Karen MacDonald
In-Kind Sponsors/Prizes Janet Wright
Kids’ 2K Sandy Stoob
Lunch Host Margaret McCann
MC Barbara Palmer
Medals Shirley Lampkin
Meeting Host Betsy Ding
Member Donations Lee Hagen
Muscle in the Morning Vicky Reader
Online Registration Setup Lori Mains
Parking Lot Management Kathy Sullivan (Rich Firato)
Photography Susan Brazelton
Post-Run Lunch Margaret McCann/Donna Dicker
Publicity (including bulk email) Elizabeth Mandel
Registration Wendy Bell/Patti Trantow
Senior 2K Sandy Stoob
Snacks for Runners Karen MacDonald
Sound System Elizabeth Mandel (Peter Mandel)
T-Shirts Maggie Leininger
Timing Liaison (5K, 10K) Pat Toombs (SVE)
Timing Results (2Ks) Katie Scanlon
Twitter Emily Shem-Tov
Volunteer Coordinator Janet McElroy
Youth Volunteers Susan Oldham-Fritts
Water for Runners at Finish Margaret McCann
Water Stops Tessy Albin
WFR Website – Content Pat Toombs
WFR Website – Maintenance Emily Shem-Tov

The Wildflower Run Corporate Sponsor Committee solicits local corporate sponsors as part of our annual fundraising.

Corporate Sponsor Committee Chair: Barbara Palmer
Marianne Thornton
Margaret McCann
Joan Ensign
Daria Andresen
Kathy Sullivan
Suman Ganapathy
Gretchen Merrick
Mary Dunn
Jenny Redfern
Kathy Stanton
**WFR Director
**ISPF Liaison
**AAUW Fund VP
(**=Adjunct committee members)


The Annual Giving Campaign Committee coordinates our annual branch member fundraising drive in coordination with the timing of the Wildflower Run.

Annual Giving Campaign Committee
Coordinator Carol O’Hare
 Newsletter Articles Tammy Parker
 Correspondence/Thank Yous Lee Hagen


The Wildflower Fund Allocations Committee annually reviews and recommends disbursement of the Wildflower Fund, including Wildflower Run runner registrations, business sponsorships, and individual donations. Committee membership consists of those requesting funds plus our business sponsor chair. (** below indicates advisory role.)

Allocations Committee Chair: Elizabeth Mandel
AAUW Fund Janet Wright
LAF, Public Policy Janet Wright
Leadership Joan Ensign
GEMS Susan Oldham-Fritts
Local Scholarships Donna Dicker
** High Schools Margaret McCann
** Re-Entry Kathy Hansell
** KIT Grants Katie Howard
** NCCWSL Marji McMillan
** LJ Healthcare Joan Stempel
Speech Trek Joanne Rooney
Tech Trek Joy Safakish
Community Action Grants Susan Rife
Corporate Sponsors Barbara Palmer
** WFR Director Pat Toombs
** President Mary Cox
** CFO Peggy Martin