Join the more than 400 women who actively participate in the Women’s Leadership Institute! By becoming a member you will be joining a diverse group of women seeking to bring about change, broaden perspectives and develop strong women leaders. The vision for a sustainable Chattanooga is the reflection of strong leaders, building a network for the future.  Membership is open to all women in the Chattanooga area.

Benefits of Membership in CWLI:

  • Participation in an organized effort to advance women as leaders, including our IMPACT Leadership Dinner that features national women leaders
  • Opportunities to associate with women leaders
  • Invitations and preferred registration to seminars and workshops
  • Discounts to CWLI programs
  • Networking opportunities exclusive to members
  • Annual membership meeting for members only with address from a community leader
  • Inclusion in a directory of women business, civic and political leaders
  • The opportunity to impact the future of the organization by serving on various CWLI committees


Membership Levels:

  • Student  – $10 annual (must be full-time student)
  • Member – $100 annual
  • Sustaining Member – $250 annual 
  • In addition to the benefits listed above, a Sustaining Membership also includes: Tickets to two (2) Leadership Luncheons, One ticket to the VIP Reception for the IMPACT Leadership Dinner in February, listing on CWLI’s website and on signage at certain CWLI events, listing in Annual Membership Luncheon program, signifies support of the organization in its growth strategy.

*Memberships are 12 months beginning on the date of registration.

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*In accordance with the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1993, we are required to notify you of the non-deductible portion of your dues related to benefits received. For 2013, CWLI has computed 20% to be non-deductible for members’ income tax purposes. CWLI is a charitable organization under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3) and, as such, your allowable membership dues may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution depending on your personal tax situation.  Please consult your tax advisor.


Sustaining Members

Lee Ann Adams Sandra Affare Beth Aiken
Cara Alday Jeannine Alday DOmina Alford
Dee Dee Anderson Deborah Arfken Kelly Atkinson
Julie Baumgardner Rowena Belcher Martha Berry
Lesley Berryhill Carol Berz Katherine Betts
Mems Bicking Melanie Blake Rae Bond
Shelia Boyinton Julie Brandao Sandra Brewer
Paula Brockhoff Sharon Brooks Cynthia Brown
Lisa Bryant Diana Bullock Kathy Burns
Suzanne Burrell Maggie Carrington Vickie Champion
Amy Chastain Catherine Clifford Constance Coffman
Colleen Combs Debi Crabtree Stefanie Crowe
Sue Culpepper Lee Cureton Melissa Curtis
Deborah Davis Julie Davis Stacy Davis
Traci Day Jane DeBarge Rose Decosimo
Eva Dillard Sara Di Ruscio Lori Dodd
Lori Dodd Morrison Deborah Duncan Hyde Janet Dunn
Marcia Eason Beverly Edge Jennifer Edwards
Sharonda Featherstone Marj Flemming Katie Ford
Patti Frierson Emily Fuller Carol George
Katie Giannasi Betsy Gibson Sharon Gilley
Stephanie Graham Dr. Autumn Graves Melanie Hadaway
Jennifer Harper Beth Harrell Susan Harris
Holly Harwell Heidi Hefferlin Debbie Hembree
Paula Henderson Patricia Henry Andree Herbert
Corinne Hill Jenny Hill Rosemarie Hill
Dawn Hjelseth Sally Hoffman Terri Holley
Ashley Hollis Lynda Hood Donna Horn
Ronna-Renee Jackson Dionne Jennings Leslie Jensen-Inman
Caroline Johnson Peggy Johnson Tangela Johnson
Katye Jones Maeghan Jones Monica Jones
Wendy Kennedy Paula Keylon Lois Killebrew
Katie King Shawn Kurrelmeier-Lee Wanda Lamb
Kathy Lane Eleanor LaPorte Dardenelle Long
Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero Amanda Lovin Samantha Lunn
Brooke Maedel Chanda Maldonado Elaine Manieri
Tere Manresa Stefanie Mansueto Barbara Marter
Patti Martinez Carol Masters Maria Kain Matthews
Daisy Maurya-Smith Michelle McCammon Ashley McCue
Arlene McCullough Elizabeth McCright Lisa  McDonald
Jennifer McIntyre Jessica Miller Rebecca Miller
Kristina Montague Kristi Montgomery Pam Morris
Ciara Nelson Lizabeth Nelson Carol Newton
Jennifer Nicely Karen Officer -Bell Diane Parks
Nancy Patterson Dana Perry Debbie Petticord
Sylvia Phillips Rickie Pierce Susan Pierce
Susan Polcari Marcy Porter Shelley Prevost
Emily Ramsey Betsy Ranalli Melissa Reichman
Debbie Roth Peggy Russell Sandy Russell
Mary Rustic Christine Ryder Melissa Sculley
Christie Sell-Faires Ronelle Sellers Virginia Anne Sharber
Jan Sherbak Brenda Short BettyeLynn Smith
Lila Statom Sarah Stewart Lisa Stratienko
Rebecca Styles Lynn Talbott Jessica Tanner
Julie Taylor Amy Thomas Karen Thomas
Cindy Todd Mical Traynor Theresa Turner
Edna Varner Danna Vaughn Carlene Vital
Tracye Ward Dawn Weber Ann Weeks
Heidi Weisenberger Diana Wellman Michelle Wells
Laura Wendt Kim White Anna Wilferth
Gale Williams Mary Anne Williams Leonora Williamson
Sheri Young