Program

7:30 a.m. Registration begins

7:45 a.m. Breakfast service begins

8:30 a.m. Welcome: Sharon Fain, Owner, WyBrand Strategies

8:45 a.m. Opening Keynote: Dr. Noël Bakhtian, Director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES)

9:30 a.m. Panel I: Maintaining Work/Life Balance
Moderator: Tara Nethercott, Senator, Wyoming State Senate
Panelists: Affie Ellis, Senator, Wyoming State Senate, and 2017 Women of Influence honoree; Dr. Megan Looby, D.O., Cheyenne Women’s Clinic; and Stephanie Teubner, President/CEO of Blue FCU and 2016 Women of Influence honoree.

10:30 a.m. Networking break and exhibit exploration
(Complimentary professional headshots available by Ardent Photography)

11 a.m. Panel II: Evolving: Women of Transition
Moderator: Tara Nethercott, Senator, Wyoming State Senate
Panelists: Phyllis Sherard, VP of Population Health and Chief Strategy Officer for Cheyenne Regional Medical Center and 2015 Women of Influence Honoree; Rachel Girt, Owner, Girt Communications; and Ashlee Lundvall, speaker and mentor.

Noon: Lunch service begins

12:30 p.m. Keynote: Selina Hoflund, PhD, SPHR, Speaker, Mentor, Author

1:30 p.m. Networking break and book signing
(Complimentary professional headshots available by Ardent Photography)

2 p.m. Panel III: Redirecting or Resurrecting Your Career
Moderator: Rita Meyer, VP of Wyoming, Rocky Mountain Power
Panelists: Diane Wolverton, former State Director of the Wyoming Small Business Development Center Network-University of Wyoming; Despina Costopoulos Emerson, Director of Community Engagement & Partnerships for Scholarship America; and Selina Hoflund.

3-4 p.m. Complimentary professional headshots available by Ardent Photography

5:00 p.m. Reception begins

6:00 p.m. Awards ceremony and banquet