The Center’s Leadership Council brings together outstanding leaders in communication and related fields who serve in an advisory capacity to the Kopenhaver Center team in developing programs, in helping realize the Center’s mission, in advancing the Center’s network, in providing advice and support for the work of the Center, and in assisting the Center in its outreach to young women across the country and internationally.

Our Valuable Team Members

Nancy L. Green, Ed.D.
Nancy L. Green, Ed.D.Leadership Council Chair
Dorothy Bland
Dorothy BlandUniversity of North Texas
Julie Burton
Julie BurtonWomen’s Media Center
Rosa Flores
Rosa FloresCNN
Dianne Festa
Dianne FestaNBC Universal
Dianne Lynch, Ph.D.
Dianne Lynch, Ph.D.Stephens College
Aminda ‘Mindy’ Marques
Aminda ‘Mindy’ MarquesThe Miami Herald
Bert Medina
Bert MedinaWPLG, Inc
Kimberly Miller
Kimberly MillerFox News Channel
Ana Peralta Chammas
Ana Peralta ChammasMiami-Dade County
Sue Porter
Sue PorterFormer Vice President of Programs | Scripps Howard Foundation
Nelly Rubio
Nelly RubioFormer Director of Community Relations | WFOR-TV/CBS4 and WBFS/TV33
Virgil L. Smith, Ph.D.
Virgil L. Smith, Ph.D. Smith Edwards Group, LLC
Anne Vasquez
Anne VasquezTronc, Inc.
Ellen Weiss
Ellen WeissE.W. Scripps Company
Jose Zamora
Jose ZamoraUnivision News