Thursday, June 18, 2015

Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton Counties Announces 2015-2016 Board of Directors

The Junior League of Gwinnett & North Fulton Counties, Inc. (JLGNF) proudly announces the Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 Junior League year, led by President Alyson Coffman. Coffman will serve a one-year term beginning June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016.
Coffman joined the Junior League in 2010 and has served in various capacities, including Finance Council, Finance Vice President, and President Elect. Coffman received her master’s degree in public administration from the University of Georgia and her bachelor’s degree from Agnes Scott. Her professional background is in fundraising.
Coffman is honored to serve on the JLGNF Board of Directors with fellow members:

·         Ashley Shoemaker: President Elect
·         Allison Fillman: Communications Vice President
·         Alex Klein: Membership Vice President
·         Molly Stone: Finance Vice President
·         Renee Adams: Community Vice President
·         Taralyn McMullan: Secretary
·         Heather Wagner: Treasurer
·         VanDana Wade: Sustainer Representative
·         Sara Collins: Nominating Chair
JLGNF’s Board of Directors ensures the future of the entire organization at all levels. Board members act as trustees and stewards on behalf of its members, including financial management of the League. The Board also provides guidance and helps govern the vision and mission across the Council system – which includes Community, Finance, Membership and Communications. The Board also ensures that all League programs are consistent with the League’s mission and that its efforts move the League forward according to annual strategic goals.
Since its affiliation with the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. in 1991, JLGNF has been at the forefront of community change by tackling issues such as children at risk, homelessness, literacy, childhood obesity, and self-esteem.
“In the last 5 years since our 25th anniversary, we have contributed over 4,500 hours of service to the local community. This year’s Board of Directors are experienced and energetic leaders with lofty ambitions. We are looking forward to building on our predecessors as we prepare for the 30th anniversary of JLGNF by enhancing and growing our “Strong Girls, Bright Futures” programming and launching a new fundraiser, Casino Royale,” says Coffman.
About the Junior League of Gwinnett & North Fulton Counties:
The Junior League of Gwinnett & North Fulton Counties Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism and developing the potential of women through training, leadership opportunities, and service. Its purpose is to strengthen the community by creating and implementing collaborative volunteer projects. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. JLGNF is a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., comprising 293 Junior Leagues in four countries.

For more information about JLGNF, please call 770.686.7463 or visit