Board Members



2017-2018 
WSA Board

Maggie Dankert, Chair

The functions of the Chair include: Preside over Webster Staff Alliance meetings and act as a liaison and advocate for staff to the University Administration. 

Lori Sharp, Associate Chair

The functions of the Associate Chair include: Maintain accurate budget records and handle all monetary duties; assist the Chair as needed.

Kara Carline, Secretary

The functions of the Secretary include: Record and maintain accurate minutes of all WSA board meetings; Maintain e-mail distribution for the WSA Saint Louis and extended campus listserv; create interest for new and current staff members to participate in activities and attend WSA functions.

Amy O'Brien, Compensation Chair

Functions of the Compensation Chair include: Preside over all Compensation Development Funds, meetings and projects regarding compensation; appoint a minimum of six members of the constituency, who are not currently serving on the WSA Board, to serve one-year renewable appointments on the WSA Compensation Committee.

Danielle Ehrhard, Associate Compensation Chair

Functions of the Associate Compensation Chair include: Manage and oversee the Professional Development funds budget; appoint a minimum of three members of the constituency to serve one-year renewable appointments on the WSA Professional Development Funds Committee.

John Link, Membership Chair

Functions of the Membership Chair include: Maintaining all communications to staff, including social media and the monthly newsletter; create and assist distribution of the annual staff survey.

Jessica McKay, Special Events Chair

Functions of the Special Events Chair include: Manage and execute all events offered through the WSA, including Professional Development Day, Holiday Luncheon, and any social activities; appoint a minimum of three members of the constituency, who are not currently serving on the WSA Board, to serve one-year renewable appointments on the WSA Events Committee.

Kristen Rosen, Associate Special Events Chair

Functions of the Associate Special Events Chair include: Assist the Special Events Chair with all aspects of the events offered through the WSA.

Sarah Butler, Extended Campus Chair

Functions of the Extended Campus Chair include: Represent extended campus staff, create interest among the extended site employees, and manage the Extended Campus Scholarship Program.

Allison Labaali, Gorlok Great Chair

Functions of the Gorlok Great Chair include: Manage and oversee the Gorlok Great Award, Webster University's employee recognition program. 

WSA Committees

  • Accessibility Committee
  • Compensation Committee
  • Professional Development Funds Committee
  • UC Board
  • Tabacco & Smoke Free Committee
  • Multicultural Services Committee
  • Gorlok Great Committee
  • Events Committee
  • Student Activity Fee Advisor 

Interested in joining a committee?  Send wsa@webster.edu an email indicating what committee you are interested in and why. 

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