The YWCA-Clinton has a dedicated group of women and men who work together providing services vital to the success of YWCA programs and fulfillment of our mission. Their hard work and dedication are key and without such a support staff, the contributions we make to our community would be impossible.

YWCA Staff


Shannon Sander-Welzien
Executive Director ed@ywcaclinton.org 563-242-2110 x.101

Stephanie Sommers
Assistant Executive Director –
Health & Wellness Director
wellness@ywcaclinton.org 563-242-2110 x.300

Becky Atherton
Children’s Center Director childrenscenter@ywcaclinton.org 563-242-2110 x.200

Sarah Brubaker
Marketing Director marketing@ywcaclinton.org 563-242-2110 x.104

Pam Eggers
Empowerment Center Director empowerdir@ywcaclinton.org 563-242-2118 x.400

Emily Gipe
Fund Development Director financialdev@ywcaclinton.org 563-242-2110 x.303

Nolan Gipe
Social Enterprise Director –
Executive Assistant
development@ywcaclinton.org 563-242-2110 x.103

Nancy Houzenga
Director of Operations officemgr@ywcaclinton.org 563-242-2110 x.106

Colin Larson
Youth Coordinator youth@ywcaclinton.org 563-242-2110

Jeanne McKenzie
Aquatics Director / Senior Services Coordinator aquatics@ywcaclinton.org 563-242-2110 x.301

Megan Petersen
Accounting Director accounting@ywcaclinton.org 563-242-2110 x.102

YWCA Board of Directors

Women serving on the YWCA Board of Directors are an integral part of the YWCA as they serve on program and administrative committees, volunteer in numerous ways and make policy. At the heart of the YWCA is its mission and one imperative: Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women.


2016-2017 YWCA Board Members pictured here include:

Front Row: Beth Freehill, Heather Farwell, Aimee Hammel, Jennifer Graf, Mary Swanson, Tami Leavens, Cathy McDanel, Shannon Sander-Welzien

Back Row: Patti Robinson, Kathy Hand, Carrie Donaire, Debbie VanZuiden, Missey Sullivan-Pope, Emily Schulz-Stiles, Libby Goodman, Andrea Barnett, Pam Petersen

Not pictured: Kathy Holland OSF, Theresa Judge OSF, Jenelle Kreiling, Mardell Mommsen Flippen, Wanda Wyatt

YWCA Board Of Directors Listing 2017-2018

Executive Director – Shannon Sander-Welzien
YWCA Clinton

Co-President – Pam Petersen
ADM

Co-President – Emily Schulz-Stiles
Citizens First Bank

Vice President – Carrie Donaire
Citizens First Bank

Vice President – Missey Sullivan-Pope
Farwell & Bruhn

Vice President – Kathy Hand
Clinton National Bank

Treasurer – Jenny Boysen
Clinton National Bank

Secretary – Patti Robinson
Clinton County Case Management

Arica Arensdorf
Life Connections

Jessica Baker
Ashford University

Andrea Barnett
Mercy Medical Center

Kemi Busker
Clinton Community College

Heather Farwell
Citizens First Bank

Beth Freehill
Volunteer

Libby Goodman
The Alverno

Jennifer Graf
ED of CCSD Education Foundation

Christine Grant
Clysar

Aimee Hammel
Volunteer

Kathy Holland OSF
Sisters of Saint Francis

Theresa Judge OSF
Sisters of Saint Francis

Tami Leavens
Volunteer

Mardell Mommsen Flippen
Clinton Community College

Tracy Reynolds
Clinton National Bank

Jenelle Wolber
Clinton Regional Development Corporation