The Business Women of Missouri 2021 Leadership Conference was held Saturday, August 7, at the Holiday Inn-East, in Columbia. The State Board meeting was held Friday evening, August 6. Sedalia Business Women had five members attend the board meeting and Leadership Conference: Donna Hirner-Gardner (who also serves as BWM President), Michelle Sparks (who also serves as BWM Recording Secretary), Della Schnakenberg, Stormy Allen, and Robin Balke.
The Business Women of Missouri State Board meeting was held Friday evening, August 6. Pictured are the state board members: Michelle Sparks, Recording Secretary; Jane Miller, Parliamentarian; Donna Hirner-Gardner, President; Ann Moyers, Vice-President; and Charleen Presley, Treasurer.
SBW member and BWM President, Donna Hirner-Gardner, gave a presentation on “Sisters in Innovation – 20 Women Inventors You Should Know,” which engaged the conference attendees by taking turns reading out loud about the inventors.
BWM Past State President, Carol Parsons, gave a presentation about BWM Bylaws versus local club Bylaws. SBW member and BWM President, Donna Hirner-Gardner, and BWM Vice-President, Ann Moyers, are also pictured.
Collections of $350 worth of items and monetary donations for True North of Columbia were made at the conference.
Deborah Biggs and Past State President, Sandra Majchrzak, gave a presentation on how to make your meetings successful.