Leslie Ann Howard just retired as president and chief executive officer of United Way of Dane County, a position she had held since 1989. She is the first woman to hold this position in the 93-year history of the organization. Ms. Howard joined United Way in 1981 as director of the Volunteer Center, and in 1982 became vice president of Planning, Fund Distribution and Agency Services. During her... Read Full Bio
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Deirdre A. Morgan is the deputy secretary for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Appointed by Secretary Ed Wall Oct. 29, 2012, Morgan is responsible for the day-to-day operations and ensuring the mission and vision of safety to the citizens of the state of Wisconsin is upheld.
Morgan has a long standing commitment to the criminal justice profession as demonstrated by her 28 years of experience in corrections, education and senior management. Morgan began her career as social... Read Full Bio
Anne E. Schwartz is a communications and risk assessment strategist. She’s a published book author with success in reputation management, brand protection and relationship-building through development and execution of communication and community relations strategies. She received the ADDY Award in 2016 from American Advertising Federation for ads for DOJ opiate abuse awareness campaign. Additionally, she is a member of Virtual Social Media Working Group for the Department of Homeland... Read Full Bio
Julie is a nationally recognized authority on education law, including areas of equity, diversity, and constitutional rights.