Leadership and Structure

International Committees

Zonta is an organization that values all our volunteer leaders, as they are the individuals who help move our mission forward. Listed on this page are the 2022-2024 International Committees and working groups.

The President and President-Elect are members of the Bylaws and Resolutions Committee and Finance Committee and are ex-officio members of all other committees, except the Nominating Committee. The Treasurer/Secretary is a member of all finance-related committees.

Governance

Bylaws & Resolutions Committee

Mary Nagel

Chair, Zonta Club of Oak Brook, USA

 

Mary Ellen Bittner, PIP

Zonta Club of Washington, DC, USA

 

Ina Waesserling

Zonta Club of Erfurt, Germany

Policies & Manuals Working Group

Britt Gustawsson

Chair, Zonta Club of London, England

 

Margaret Bateman

Zonta Club of Port Macquarie Inc, Australia

 
 
Mary Ellen Bittner, PIP

Zonta Club of Washington, DC, USA

 

Ursula Werner

Zonta Club of Garmisch-Partenkirchen E.V., Germany

Advocacy

Advocacy Committee

Sonya Baskerville

Chair, Zonta Club of Washington D.C., USA

 

Judith Ainsworth

Zonta Club of Ottawa, Canada, Canada

 

Helen Bowie

Zonta Club of Wellington, New Zealand

 

Florence Fischer-Herber

Zonta Club of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

 

Shahnaz Nathani

Zonta Club of Colombo II, Sri Lanka

 

Adriana Otero

Zonta Club of Montevideo, Uruguay

United Nations Committee

New York
Pamela Morgan

Chair, Zonta Club of Essex County, USA

 

Mary Lou Shippe

Zonta Club of Howard County, USA

 

Vienna
Claudia Exenberger

Zonta Club of Vienna, Austria

 

Ingeborg Geyer

Zonta Club of Vienna, Austria

 

Nadja Kvasnicka-Fleischer

Zonta Club of Vienna City, Austria

 

Sabine Peters

Zonta Club of Vienna, Austria

 

Gertraud Ribitsch

Zonta Club of Vienna I, Austria

 

Paris
Ursula Bouchard

Zonta Club of Beaune Cote D'Or, France

 

Lydia Chaillou

Zonta Club of Meaux Et Region, France

 

Elke Farny

Zonta Club of Paris-Etoile, France

 

Geneva
Helena Bühler-Krticka

Zonta Club of Luzern Landschaft, Switzerland

 

Marinette Kellenberger

Zonta Club of Yverdon-Les-Baines, Switzerland

 

Fabienne Moulin

Zonta Club of Sion-Valais, Switzerland

 

Claudia Walder

Zonta Club of Luzern Landschaft, Switzerland

 

Nairobi
Joan Kabayambi

Zonta Club of Kampala, Uganda

 

Marguerite Akossi-Mvongo

Council of Africa, Zonta Club of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

 

Bangkok
Chavali "Pam" Osathanugrah

Zonta Club of Bangkok II, Thailand

 

Orayaporn "Gib" Karnchanachari 

Zonta e-Club of Thailand I, Thailand

 

Soipetch Resanond

Zonta Club of Bangkok V, Thailand

Council of Europe Committee

Anita Schnetzer-Spranger

Chair, Zonta Club of Mainz, Germany 

 

Irma Ertman

Supporting member, Finland

 

Tuija Hannele Heikkila

Zonta Club of Tampere I, Finland

 

Karin Nordmeyer

Adviser, Zonta Club of Freiburg-Schauinsland, Germany

Zonta Says NOW Working Group

Carole Theobald

Chair, Zonta Club of Perth Inc, Australia

Service

Service Recognition Award Jury

Dunstanette Macauley

Chair, Zonta Club of Lomé, Togo

 

Bridget Mather

Zonta e-Club of Queensland Inc, Australia

 

Farhana Rahman

Zonta Club of Dhaka I, Bangladesh

Education Programs

Amelia Earhart Fellowship Committee

Holly Anderson

Chair, Zonta Club of Toronto, Canada

 

Bianca Capra

Zonta Club of Canberra Breakfast Inc, Australia

 

Candace Kohl

Zonta Club of Newport Harbor, USA

 

Daniela Pedrini

Zonta e-Club of Italy, Italy

 

Bianca Schuchardt

Zonta Club of Braunschweig, Germany

 

Nicolle Zellner

Supporting member, USA

Awards & Scholarships Committee

Membership

Membership Committee

Theresa Harris

Chair, Zonta Club of Skaneateles, USA

 

Silke Specht

Zonta Club of Wuppertal, Germany

 

Winnie Teoh

Zonta Club of Kowloon, Hong Kong

 

Ansmarie Van Erp

Chief Club Creator, Zonta e-Club of Queensland Inc, Australia

Young Talents Working Group

Sara Diana Faraj

Chair, Zonta Club of Hervey Bay Inc, Australia

 

Ying-wen "Sara" Chen

Golden Z Club of New Dawn, Taiwan

 

Berit Lindau

Zonta e-Club of Germany, Germany

 

Tehani Chandrasena Perera

Supporting member, USA

Zonta Spirit Working Group

Lynne Foley

Chair, Zonta Club of Toowoomba Garden City Inc, Australia

 

Birgit Novy

Zonta Club of Oldenburg, Germany

 

Lori Robinson

Zonta Club of Brampton-Caledon, Canada

Greater Diversity Working Group

Errick Elavia

Chair, Zonta Club of Bombay I, India

 
 
Madalina Paula Magnusson

Zonta Club of Molndal, Sweden

 

Ela Pandya

Zonta Club of Porterville, USA

Great Girls & Great Women Cross-Mentoring

Yukiko Kobayashi

Chair, Zonta Club of Hamburg, Germany

 

Carola Schäfer

Zonta Club of Verden, Germany

 

Franziska Schult

Hamburg Golden Z Club, Germany

Finances

Zonta International & Zonta Foundation for Women Finance Committee

Mari McKenzie

Chair, Zonta Club of Saginaw, USA

 

Nikki Headlee

Zonta Club of Denver, USA

 

Lalivan Karnchanachari

Zonta Club of Bangkok I, Thailand

 

Rita Reed

Zonta Club of Waasland, Belgium

 

Erika Steiner

Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva, USA

 

Michelle Wright

Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva, USA

 

Anne K. Walker

Risk Manager, Zonta Club of Manawatu, New Zealand

Zonta International & Zonta Foundation for Women Investment Committee

Barbara Crabtree

Chair, Zonta Club of Dallas, USA

 

Faye A. Mellos

Zonta e-Club of Silicon Valley, USA

 

Brandy Harrington

Zonta Club of St. Charles-Geneva-Batavia, USA

 

Winnie C. Wong

Zonta Club of New Territories, Hong Kong

 

Anne K. Walker

Risk Manager, Zonta Club of Manawatu, New Zealand

Zonta Foundation for Women Development Committee

Mary Ann K. Rubis

Chair, Zonta Club of Quaboag Valley, USA

 

Jacqueline Beaudry 

Zonta Club of Milwaukee, USA

 

Leonilda Cussotto

Zonta Club of Portofino Tigullio Paradiso, Italy

 

Glenne Harding

Zonta e-Club of Silicon Valley, USA

 

Judy Kautz

Zonta Club of Central Oklahoma, USA

 

Desirae Kirby

Zonta Club of Rotorua, New Zealand

 

Lorna Mandapat

Zonta Club of Baguio, Philippines

Grants & Sponsorship Think Tank

DeAnna Cambridge

Chair, Zonta Club of Michigan Capitol Area, USA

 

Barbara Bretschneider

Zonta Club of Hamburg-Alster, Germany

 

Farida Lukmanjee

Zonta Club of Bombay I, India

Public Relations

Greater Visibility Training Team*

Ruthie Adams

Chair, Zonta e-Club of Queensland Inc, Australia

 

Josephine Borrillo

Zonta Club of Buffalo, USA

 

Joyce Dzide-Tei

Zonta e-Club of West Africa, Ghana

 

Ursula Mühle

Zonta Club of München City, Germany

 

Wayne Su

Supporting member, Golden Z Club of New Dawn, Taiwan

 

*Fulfilling the role of the Public Relations & Communications Committee

Convention

Convention 2024 Committee

Judy Gorton

Chair, Zonta Club of Perth Inc, Australia

 

Mari McKenzie

Treasurer, Zonta Club of Saginaw, USA

 

Jane Adornetto

Zonta Club of Geelong Inc, Australia 

Translations

Translations Committee

Chinese
Daphne Wu

Zonta Club of Taipei II, Taiwan

 

Hsin-Hsin Yang

Zonta Club of Taipei II, Taiwan

 

French
Lydia Chaillou

Zonta Club of Meaux Et Region, France

 

Odile Marie

Zonta Club of Le Havre Cap De La Heve, France

 

German
Italian
Lucia Mascotelli

Zonta e-Club of Italy, Italy

 

Daniela Pedrini

Zonta e-Club of Italy, Italy

 

Japanese
Hiroko Nishikawa

Zonta Club of Nara, Japan

 

Wakiko Yazaki

Zonta Club of Tokyo II, Japan

 

Korean
Young-Joo Ahn

Zonta Club of Seoul VIII, South Korea

 

Mijeong Kim 

Zonta Club of Seoul VIII, South Korea

 

Spanish
Elba Pereyra de Gomensoro

Zonta Club of Punta del Este-Maldonado, Uruguay

 

Graciela Smink

Zonta Club of Punta del Este-Maldonado, Uruguay

Nominating

Nominating Committee

Ann Naets

Chair (At Large), Zonta Club of Waasland, Belgium

 

Ansmarie Van Erp

Vice-Chairman (Australia and New Zealand), Zonta e-Club of Queensland, Australia

 

Ore Awoonor Renner

Member (Africa), Zonta Club of Freetown, Sierra Leone

 

Margot Hoffman

Member (North, Central and South America), Zonta Club of Columbus, USA

 

Akiko Kinoshita

Member (Asia), Zonta Club of Kitakyushu, Japan

 

Brigitte Leferink

Member (Europe), Zonta Club of Gouda, The Netherlands

 

Mari McKenzie

Member (At Large), Zonta Club of Saginaw, USA

 

Olivia Sarah-Le Lacheur

Member (At Large), Zonta Club of Sydney Breakfast, Australia

 

Ina Waesserling

Member (At Large), Zonta Club of Erfurt, Germany

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