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2022-23 TWC BOD

Nominations are now open to apply for The Walnut Club Board of Directors for the new fiscal year. Click on the links below to read the open job descriptions. If interested in applying, complete our form HERE
Click HERE to review the responsibilities for all Board members. 

Applications are due by Friday, August 4, and the official member vote will occur at our Annual Meeting in September. 
NOTE: Non-members are welcome to apply but must then join The Walnut Club in order to serve on the Board.

Interested in getting involved in a committee? We are always looking for members to join our committees! Email us at for more details.

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Marla B. Katz

Senior Brand Manager, Essity
Rachel Dukeman
Vice President

Strategic Planning Facilitator,
RR Creative, LLC

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Natalia Windisch, CPA

Director of Accounting Services,
Savran Benson, LLP

Stacy Forchetti
Board Admin

Senior Litigation Counsel
Lento Law Group, P.C.



Kathleen Kelly
Head of Events,
Main Line

Keller Williams
Jamie Rivero, PHR, SHRM-CP
Head of Events, 
Center City

Vice President, Human Resources & Operations,
Fox Run Brands


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Tia Johnson
Head of Membership

Spiritual Lifestyle Mentor,
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Wendee Yudis
Head of Marketing &
Special Projects

Art Director, WYDesign

Karen Seymour
Board Member-at-Large

Social Media Marketer, 
KJS - Digital Marketing, LLC
Laura Ness
Board Member-at-Large

Midwest and Mid-Atlantic Area Director of Government Affairs,
BAYADA Home Health Care

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Linda Descano
Board Member-at-Large

Executive Vice President,
Red Havas US

Marla L. McDermott
Founder and Past President

Manifestation Teacher, Courage Coach, Speaker

Committee Members
Our Committee Chairs work closely with our Board to ensure continued success in all our activities. 
Interested in getting involved? We are always looking for members to join our committees! Email us at for more details.