Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is responsible for the strategic recruitment and approval of new members in accordance with the goals of the organization as approved by the Board of Directors. The committee proactively identifies potential candidates, confirms nominees meet the organization’s membership criteria and recommends their approval to the Board. Additionally, the committee is charged with ensuring that the Forum’s member composition is diverse within all categories and industry sectors.


Debra Moritz

Committee Chair

Cushman & Wakefield
Executive Managing Director

Dara T Munson

Committee Vice Chair

Family Focus
President & CEO

Laurel Bellows

Committee Member

The Bellows Law Group, P.C.

Marilyn I Lissner

Committee Member

Cushman and Wakefield
Executive Director

Linda Bracken Maclachlan

Committee Member

Entara Corporation

Eva Maddox

Committee Member

Eva Maddox Design Strategies LLC
Design Principal

Shelli Nelson

Committee Member

Madison Industries
Managing Director, Talent Acquisition

Sharon F. Oberlander

Committee Member

Merrill Lynch - Bank of America
Managing Director- Wealth Management

Jan Stern Reed

Committee Member

Stepan Co. (Board Member) and Angiodynamics, Inc. (Board Member)
Independent Board Member

Michelle Smead

Committee Member

Patina Solutions
Managing Director