Leadership and Awards

Hello from the ABWA Kansas City Express Network Executive Board!  

These professional business women volunteer their time, expertise, and extra effort to serve as leaders to the ABWA KCEN community.  The leadership team holds regular board meetings monthly.  Together they discuss chapter business, organize regular events, monthly luncheons, and much more.

ABWA KCEN Executive Board, 2021-2022

President: Dena Rees

President-Elect: Leslie McMillion


VP of Communications: Maureen Mitchell

VP of Finance: Monica Jacobs

VP of Programming: Robin Gearheart

VP of Membership: Joy Broils

VP of Marketing: Janelle Burlin



——————————————————————————————————–Awards and Recognition


Leslie McMillin |  Top 10 Nominee 2023


Joy Broils – National Top 10 – 2021 – Woman of the Year 2022




Nancy Miller, Awards and Recognition Chair, presents Bonnie Lemmon with her Protege Award, September 2021. Bonnie stepped in to the Newsletter Editor Role.


Anne Neas was presented her Protege Award at the April 2022 Meeting.

Anne is a valued member of the Fundraising Committee.

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or contact the National Office at www.abwa.org