Want to make the most of your WGBI membership? Be part of the WGBI Leadership. Join a subcommittee and work with others to drive valuable member engagement and drive the group’s activities.
WGBI Steering Committee
Julie McClure Chairman, MAC Engineering and Equipment Co., Inc
Virginia Archibald CFO, Surrette Battery
Teresa Grocela Director of New Product Commercialization, Hollingsworth & Vose
Membership Recruitment Subcommittee
Teresa Grocela, Chairman Director of New Product Commercialization, Hollingsworth & Vose
Subcommittee Mission: Identify potential members from the battery industry’s professional and academic communities and coordinate outreach to expand and build the organization. Collaborate with the Marketing Subcommittee to create a communication plan to utilize messaging collateral and platforms for member recruitment.
Subcommittee Mission: Support the launch of the organization as well as working to promote and support women working in the industry. Articulate the organization’s vision and mission and develop suite of braded materials that reflect the value proposition. Create visibility for the organization and its program through development and deployment of a website and social media campaign as well as providing members with a communications toolkit to further our outreach.
Member Education Subcommittee
Angelika Mayman, Chairman Senior Director, Global Sustainability & Development at Hollingsworth & Vose company
Subcommittee Mission: To provide educational opportunities for WGBI members to learn, network and acquire leadership skills to empower them to enhance and develop their careers. Offerings include quarterly webinars on topics including career development, technical foundations and industry trends; monthly informal discussion groups and a mentoring program.
STEM Education Subcommittee
Negin Salami, Chairman Clarios
Subcommittee Mission: Support STEM education for female students at all levels of their educational development/career (K through post-college graduate). Current programming includes student-sponsored attendance at the BCI Convention + Power Mart Expo., mentor program and webinar education offerings.
There's a lot of room for growth in ... lead battery chemistry ... it's something that would really make it even more competitive for things like stationary storage.
Dr. Tim Fister, Materials Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory