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Professional & Administrative Women’s Council


Established in 2008, the Professional & Administrative (P & A) Women's Council provides leadership to enrich the University environment for P & A women, through professional development, networking and advocacy. We would love to have you join us to help us with our initiatives and to increase our cross-campus networks! 







Learn more about the P & A Women's Council

Connect with the P &A Women's Council

  • Attend a meeting. The P & A Women's Council usually meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month (see calendar below). All are welcome.
  • Become a member. By signing up, P & A Women's Council members will:
    • have voting rights at regularly held meetings (attendance is not required for membership)
    • be notified first about P &A Women's Council events (open to all)
    • be eligible to run for Executive Committee roles on the Council

Events and Meetings

Opportunities for P & A women to increase their connections:

  • P & A Women's Council meetings: Every third Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. in Appleby 41. Everyone is welcome to participate.
  • P & A Women’s Council networking luncheons
  • Special events for P & A women each fall and spring - check this calendar for the most up-to-date information. 

Executive Committee

Leslie Bautista (Vice Chair of Communications), Student Counseling Services, 612-625-3173,
Mary Everley (Scrivener), Office of Human Resources, 612-626-0775,
Michelle Iwen, (Co-Chair), CCE DCP Graduate Programs,
Emily Langerak (Co-Chair), Department of Medicine,  612-626-6103,
Uyenthi Tran Myhre (Ex-Officio), Women's Center, 612-625-2385,
Karen Miller, Medicine/Cardiology, 612-624-5961,

Michelle Overtoom, CFANS Academic Advising, 612-626-0395,
Julie Rashid (Vice Chair), Acquisitions & e-Resource Management, UMN Libraries, ​612-625-0629,