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Women in eDiscovery Announces New Executive Directors
Co-Founder Lana Schell
Co-Founder Margaret Havinga
Former National Assistant Director Amy Bowser-Rollins
Former Northeast Regional Director Beth Finkle
Former National Marketing and Public Relations Director Amy Juers
The new officers took their position on May 14, 2014, and held an annual board meeting in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, June 24, where the team discussed the future of Women in eDiscovery and fresh ideas and concepts on how to bring the organization to the next level.
Each of the executive directors brings a different perspective to the board and has proven throughout the seven-year history of Women in eDiscovery to be a strong leader in her own right. The new board intends to give Women in eDiscovery a makeover to implement new organizational structures and to increase communication channels.
Schell stated, “Promoting three standout national directors to executive directors will be an impactful change to the WiE organization. We are now positioned for greater engagement with the legal community and our growing membership. Our focus on the next frontier for WiE will propel addressing the needs of members, involvement with sponsors and greater growth of the organization.”
In 2007, the organization held its first meeting in Washington, D.C., with 30 women in attendance. In a short period of time, Women in eDiscovery has achieved global reach with more than 3,000 members.
Women in eDiscovery is comprised of women who work within the legal industry, including general counsel, secretaries, partners, associates, chief operating officers, paralegals, litigation support and e-discovery professionals.
About Women in eDiscovery
Women in eDiscovery (www.womeninediscovery.org) is an organization that brings together women around the world who are interested in technology related to the legal industry. Its goal is to provide opportunities for businesswomen to grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and recognition. Currently, there are more than 3,000 members and 22 chapters worldwide.