The Junior League of Dallas (JLD) recently appointed a new Board of Directors for its 2022 – 2023 year.
Following its Centennial year, the new board of directors is committed to kick-starting the next century by working to develop the potential of women, promote voluntarism, and address needs in Dallas.
This year’s board of directors includes Emily Somerville, President; Christina Eubanks, President-elect; Isabell Novakov-Higginbotham, Administrative Vice President; Jacqueline Wasem, Communications Vice President; Katy Ratley, Community Vice President; Marisa Partin, Development Vice President; Lanasha Houze, Diversity & Inclusion Vice President; Rhonda Williams, Finance Vice President; Heather Lorch, Membership Vice President; Lara Bubalo Manor, Secretary; Megan Ladriere White, Signature Projects Vice President; Kristen Shear, Strategy Vice President; Jessica Pantano, Training Vice President; and Bonner Allen, Sustainer Advisor.
This summer, JLD will offer a diversity and inclusion summer series for members for the third consecutive year starting in July. The JLD also recently announced its Centennial project, the Juanita J. Craft Civil Rights House, has been added as a signature project for the league. Additionally, JLD’s auction will be returning Nov. 5, 2022, at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
“Last year was dedicated to the reflection of our history while celebrating the women who have dedicated their service to the city of Dallas,” JLD president Emily Somerville said. “This year, we look toward the next century to determine how we can best achieve our goals and continue to provide support for the Dallas community. We have made it our goal to revive the membership experience, redefine community, and reimagine training. We are honored to serve as the Board of Directors for the 2022 – 2023 year, and we look forward to the next 100 years of service.”
For more information about JLD, visit its website at jldallas.org.