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Laura Waejten

President

 

Non-Profit

President, Junior League of Reading; Program Director for Girls on the Run of Berks County; Director of Children’s Programs and Vacation Bible School at Bausman United Church of Christ

Professional

Previous Retail Buyer/eCommerce Manager for Macys, K&G Superstore, eBags.com and QVC Inc.


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Lauren Moyer

President-Elect

 

Non-Profit

 

 

Professional

 


Brittany Decker

Brittany Decker

President-Elect-Elect

 

Non-Profit

Fundraising Events Assistant for Habitat for Humanity; President of the Leadership Berks Alumni Council; Souper Bowl Restaurant Chair for Opportunity House; Event Assistant for Pretzel Fest

Professional

 


Meredith Caldwell

Secretary

 

“I love JLR because it allows me opportunities to make an impact in our community.  There are so many wonderful events and experiences that I have been a part of through JLR.  I enjoy meeting new people in the community and volunteering with so many intelligent and talented women.”  

 

Non-Profit

Girls On The Run Coach; Junior League of Reading (served as a Board member for 4 years including VP of Membership, Community Council VP, and as Secretary; Served numerous leadership positions including Special Events Chair, New Member Chair, and served on the Nominating & Placement Committee).

 

Professional

Elementary Teacher; Consultant for Rodan+Fields


Beth Caputo

Beth Caputo

Treasurer

 

” I love being involved in the community and seeing the difference JLR is making with young people.”

 

Non-Profit

Former Penn State Berks County Alumni Association; Junior League of Reading (Board Member for two years; VP of Finance; Treasurer; Former Special Events Chair and Assistant Chair; Community Development)

 

Professional

Owner & President – Charity Directors, LLC; Former Editor for Pasha Publications; Former Editor for Mealy Publications; Former Editor for Lexis Nexis

 


Brittany Decker

Brittany Decker

Community VP

 

Non-Profit

Fundraising Events Assistant for Habitat for Humanity; President of the Leadership Berks Alumni Council; Souper Bowl Restaurant Chair for Opportunity House; Event Assistant for Pretzel Fest

Professional

 

 


Christy Weeber

Christy Weeber

Membership VP

 

“I love all of the opportunities provided [by JLR] to contribute to the youth in our community, which means a lot to me as a mother of two.”

 

Non-Profit

Berks Business Education Coalition Board Member;  Audit Committee Member for the United Way of Berks County; Benefit Committee Member for the Law Foundation of Berks County; Sunday School Aide at Sts Constantine and Helen Church

Junior League of Reading (Served two years as a Board Member; Past Community Contributions Chair; Special Events Committee)

Professional

Senior VP of Finance at East Penn Manufacturing; Certified Public Accountant; Chartered Global Management Accountant


Janie Redner

Janie Redner

Financial Resources VP

 

“The priceless feeling of knowing I made a difference and bettered my community.” — Why I Love JLR

 

Non-Profit

Kutztown University Alumni & Foundation (Treasurer/Executive Board; Resource and Development Chair; Financial Budget and Audit Chair); Wilson Education Foundation Board Member; Yocum Institute Board Member; Dancing with the Stars Assistant Co-Chair; President of the Spring Ridge Home and School Association

Junior League of Reading (Board Member; Community Development; New Member; Special Events)

Professional

Former Wyomissing Hills Elementary Center Educator

 

 


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Molly Maack

Board Member at Large

 

” I love JLR for all the training I have received, amazing new things I have learned about our community, the life-long friendships I’ve made, and the many lives of children and families we have positively affected.”

 

Non-Profit

PTO President Wilson West Middle School; Wilson Education Foundation Board Member; JLR Chamber of Commerce Liaison; Past HSA President for Spring Ridge Elementary; Served on the Reading Public Museum Board for 9 years; Past Reading Public Museum Gala Co-Chair; Former Olivet Boys & Girls Club Cocktail Party Co-Chair; Former RSO KinderKonzert Committee Member

Junior League of Reading (19 years as an Active Member; Past President 2010-2011; Served as Board Member for 7 years; Served numerous leadership positions including New Member Chair; Town Hall Chair; Kitchen Tour Chair; Public Relations Chair)

Professional

Wilson School District Program Coordinator; Former First Grade Teacher for Wake County Public School System; Former First Grade Teacher for Governor Mifflin School District


Ann White

Ann White

Sustainer Respresentative

 

“Being  part of an organization of women who truly inspire others to be the best they can be.  Helping our local community members so others can excel and achieve their hopes and dreams.” —- Why I Love JLR

Junior League of Reading (10 years as an Active Member; 9 years as a Sustainer; JLR Founders Award Recipient 2004; Served as Finance Committee Treasurer, Computer Coordinator, Finance Council VP, Finance Committee Chair, Treasurer, Computer Chair, Fundraising Co-Chair, and Town Hall Treasurer)

Non-Profit

Committee Member for Golf Event at Berkshire Country Club to Support Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks; Volunteer at Grace Lutheran Church, Reading, PA

Past Experience Includes: Breast Cancer Support Services (2013 – 2016); Friends of the Reading Hospital Board of Directors; Girl Scouts -Wyomissing Area Service Unit Assistant Troop Leader & Troop Leader; Wyomissing Area Little League Concessions Stand Co-Chair & District 8 Little League Mom of the Year – 2008; Wyomissing Area Soccer Club Treasurer; Set Point Tennis Organization Treasurer.

 

Professional

Accountant – Barrer & White Orthodontists; Treasurer – Wyomissing Area Education Foundation