Board of Directors

The WCC Board of Directors is responsible for fulfilling fiduciary governance responsibilities such as Duty of Care, Duty of Loyalty and Duty of Obedience and financial and legal oversight. In addition, the Board is responsible for contributing to the success of the organization by supporting programmatic and strategic planning efforts, supporting the organization’s fundraising efforts, sharing expertise, and providing important connections.


Chair: Sabrina Stratton, Senior Vice President, Northeast Regional Director, Amalgamated Bank

Vice Chair: Sruthi Lanka, Chief Financial Officer,

Treasurer: Ekta Sahni, Managing Director, Accenture

Secretary: Leslie Kawano, Director of Customer Success, S&P Global Market Intelligence


Theresa Bertrand, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Planning, Zeno Group

Tracey-Lee Brown, Director, Governance Insights Center, PwC

Penny Cagan, Americas Head of Operational Risk

Margaret Caspler, Consultant, M. A. Caspler Consulting

Cindy Chiu, Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, Merck

Angie Kamath, Dean, NYU School of Professional Studies

Deborah Martin Owens,

Kristine Okolita, Director, Global Ads Marketing Google

Lori Rodney, Head of Global Communications, Shutterstock

Debbie Roman, Managing Director Per Scholas Inc.

Tracey Salmon-Smith, Partner, Faegre Drinker

Janine Scott, Operations Manager, York College City University of New York

Dayanna Torres, Vice President, Ares Management Corporation










WCC Counsel

Helen Diana (Heidi) Reavis, Managing Partner, Reavis Page Jump LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Past Chairs/Presidents

Ruth Acker

Susan Alt

Marjorie Ives

Nora Lavori

Blanche E. Lawton

Elizabeth Lubetkin Lipton

Phyllis Lusskin

Helen Diana (Heidi) Reavis, Esq.

Honorary Directors

Frances Levenson