Content Committee

Members of the planning committee for the 2015 ELECT HER: Campus Women Win Conference are:

Autumn Palmer, Elect Her Student Liaison

Autumn Palmer is a sophomore Psychology/Behavior Analysis major.  She has a passion for working with kids and hopes to do so once she graduates.  Autumn keeps very busy as a member of the Student Psychological Association, Women for Women, Marquette Choral Society, Elementary Education Math Club, PrimeTime Productions and as the Secretary for Hall Government and President of House Government.  Autumn was a student liaison for Elect Her last year, and she is delighted to be working on the committee again this year! 

Tiffani Haught, Elect Her Student Liaison

Tiffani Haught is a sophomore double majoring in Criminal Justice and International Studies. She passionate about women’s issues and human rights causes. Tiffani stays involved on campus as a member of Women for Women and the Student Leader Fellowship Program. She is also the President for the Payne Hall Government. Tiffani is a student liaison for the Elect Her Committee and is excited about all this program has to offer!

Katy Meade, Elect Her Student Liaison

Katy Meade is a junior with a double major of Biology with an emphasis in Ecology, and Environmental Studies and Sustainability. She is a member of the Student Leader Fellowship Program, the secretary of Women for Women, volunteers at NMU’s English Language Institute, the New Chapter Book Club for adults with disabilities, and Room at the Inn. Katy will be traveling to Peru this summer to volunteer in Jungle conservation as she aspires to rise to an international non-profit representative to work towards environmental sustainability activism. 

Courtney, McLive, Elect Her Student Liaison

Courtney McLive is a senior Zoology major with minors in Chemistry and Business Administration. She is currently in her third year as a Resident Adviser in the all-female house Playground in Payne Hall. Aside from Women for Women, she is also a member of the Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society here at Northern. Over the summer, she traveled to London and Zambia as part of a study abroad trip through the Biology Department. Courtney will be graduating this May and starting a new chapter in her life.

Sarah Eggleston, Elect Her Student Liaison

Sarah Eggleston is a third year student, studying Community Health Education with a double minor in Military Science and Emergency Medical Services. She is involved around campus within house and hall government, Women for Women, and helping to plan Elect Her. Aside from classes and being involved on campus Sarah enjoys volunteering, working out, crafting, and being outdoors. Sarah is also a Direct Care Worker for Teaching Family Homes.

Liz Sommer, Elect Her Faculty Liaison

Liz Sommer is the Resident Director of Payne Hall and co-advisor of the Housing and Residence life group Women for Women. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in History at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, and is working towards a Masters degree in Education. Liz is the University Liaison for Elect Her and this is her first time putting it together. She has considerable experience with other summer conferences.

Kathy Davis, AAUW Marquette Liaison

Kathy Davis is a retired high school biology teacher. She is active politically and involved with several environmental issues. The only public elected position she has held is as a Democratic Party precinct delegate. She has been a precinct delegate for 36 years. She belongs to Emily’s List (a group of people who financially support campaign efforts of pro-choice Democratic women seeking election to State and Federal office), NOW (The National Organization for Women), the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union), and the AAUW (American Association of University Women). She is a former board member of the PPNM (Planned Parenthood of Northern Michigan). She also belongs to UPEC (The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition), the Sierra Club, the League of Conservation Voters, the Michigan Audubon Society, the Center for Biodiversity, and the Nature Conservancy of Michigan. Kathy is the Marquette Branch of AAUW liaison of Elect Her.