Board of Directors

The Sisterhood Connection Foundation
Board and Membership

By-Laws

Board of Officers:

Cindi Kerber-Battisti –  Chairman
Eileen Riffel –  Vice Chairman
Alice Klies –  Secretary and SCFI Cookbook
Ginny Rench –  reasurer, VETA and Hope Center
Sheila Van Rixel –  Board of Officers at Large
Peggy Manley-Sing –  Board of Officers at Large
Carol Durkalec –  Board of Officers at Large

Advisory Board:

Brenda Man-Fletcher – 2019 Women of the Year and Social Media
Dennise Rosen – 2018 Women of the Year and Website
ack Van Rixel – Mr. Sister and Sisterhood Connection Foundation Advisor
Sharon Block – 2019 Woman of the Year, Special Grants, and Sisterhood Connection Foundation Advisor
Rebecca Riffel – 2016 Women of the Year and Main Stage Liaison

Board of Directors and Honorary Board Membership:

Brenda Man-Fletcher – 2019 Women of the Year & Social Media   
Shondra Jepperson – 2018 Women of the Year & Social Media         
Rebecca Riffel – 2016 Women of the Year & Main Stage Liaison
Sheila Van Rixel – Sisterhood Connection Foundation Advisor
Holly Rodriguez – Membership Sisterhood Connection Foundation Advisor Chairman
Peggy Manley-Sing – Special Events
Penny Smith – 2017 Woman of the Year & PR & Marketing
Tom Coultas – Women of the Year Consultant
Diane Joens – Former Mayor of Cottonwood, Sisterhood Connection Foundation Advisor
Dennise Rosen – 2018 Woman of the Year & Website/Graphic Designer
Jack Van Rixel – Sisterhood Connection Foundation Advisor

Department Directors:

Lauren Fega – Assistant to the Chairman
Tom Coultas – Mr. Sister, Special Grants, Kids Book Drive and Women of the Year
Shondra Jepperson – 2018 Women of the Year and Spokeswoman Representative
Penny Smith – 2017 Woman of the Year and Public Relations and Marketing
Rosie Treacy – Co-Chairwoman EmpowHer Leadership
Michelle Grimm – Co-Chairwoman EmpowHer Leadership
Debi More – Proxy Manzanita Outreach Food Bank
Suzy Liggitt – SCFI Cookbook and Homeless of the Verde Valley Spokeswoman
Terry Denson – Chairwoman Butterfly Effect Program
Nancy Bauer – Ch

Honorary Members:

Terrie Frankel – 2016 Women of the Year- CC Porter Award of Compassion
Sheila Howard – Sisterhood Connection Advisor and Butterfly Effect
Diane Joens – Former Mayor of Cottonwood-Women of the Year
Bill Mevers – Mr. Sister/ Sisterhood Connection Foundation Advisor and Butterfly Effect Program
Donna Michaels – VETA Program

Northern Arizona Hospice:

Carol Durkalec – 2019 Women of the Year and Northern Arizona Hospice
Wendy Knight – Northern Arizona Hospice
Debbie Maggard – Northern Arizona Hospice and Illuminating Trees of Hope
Stacy Meyers – Northern Arizona Hospice
Claudia Schwisow – 2020 Women of the Year and Northern Arizona Hospice

Membership