The Coalition for Western Women’s History is organized through a Steering Committee, which is coordinated by the Steering Committee Chair. The Officers of the CWWH include the Steering Committee Chair, Recorder, and Treasurer. There are many opportunities to serve on a CWWH committee. If you are interested in participating, please contact the CWWH Recorder ( for more information. Standing and Ad-Hoc Committees include: Membership, Exhibit Booth, Prizes/Awards, Writer’s Group, Professional Development and Mentoring Committee, Strategic Planning & Fundraising, Website and Media, Branded Session, and the Roundtable.

Steering Committee (2016-2017):



Cathleen D. Cahill (Chair, 2017)
University of New Mexico





Danielle Olden (2017)
University of Utah





Maritza De La Trinidad (2017)
University of Texas-Pan American




Michael Lansing (2018)
Augsburg College





Tiffany González (2018)
PhD Candidate, Texas A&M University






Sarah Eppler Janda (2019)
Cameron University



(ex officio)
Linda English, University of Texas-Pan American (Former SC Chair, 2017)
Lynne Getz, Appalachian State University (Treasurer)
Amanda Hendrix-Komoto, Montana State University (Recorder)

**The Steering Committee will elect two new members and elect a Chair in November 2017.
**The Steering Committee will elect one new member and one new Graduate Student Representative in October 2018.
**The Steering Committee will elect one new member in October 2019.

2017 Award Committees
Standing Committees
Steering Committee