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Staff

Rebecca McWilliams
Executive Director
- Rebecca.Mcwilliams@girlsontherun.org

Rebecca first volunteered at a Girls on the Run 5K in New Orleans and marveled at the positive energy and infectious enthusiasm of all the girls and coaches. She knew right away that she wanted to somehow be a part of this amazing organization. After recently relocating to Birmingham with her family, she is thrilled to be serving as Executive Director of Girls on the Run Birmingham. Rebecca graduated from American University in Washington, D.C. with a degree in Public Communications and a Minor in Educational Studies. Most recently, she served as the Director of Donor Relations at a community hospital in New Orleans, LA. Her 15-year career in non-profit organizations has taught her about the value of philanthropy and volunteerism and the profound impact it can have on the lives of others. In addition to her work with Girls on the Run, she keeps busy exploring the Magic City with her husband, 4 year-old son, and 2 year-old daughter - a future Girl on the Run!

Wynne Speir
Operations Coordinator
- Wynne.Speir@girlsontherun.org

Wynne has been involved with Girls on the Run since she interned in Charlotte in 2002. She eventually coached, planned 5K’s and volunteered. After moving to Alabama in 2009, Wynne helped bring Girls on the Run to Birmingham where she served on the inaugural board of directors. While Wynne has been connected to Girls on the Run for a long time, now, as a mom of two (including a daughter), she is more aware than ever of the importance of supporting healthy, happy and confident girls. Wynne has a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and prior to joining Girls on the Run Birmingham was Community Engagement Coordinator at Children’s of Alabama.

Board of Directors

Loren Traylor
Chair

Birmingham Business Alliance

Ann Haas
Chair-Elect

1919 Investment Counsel

Libby Morgan
Treasurer

Drummond Company

Tami Blaudeau
Secretary

UAB, Department of Human Studies

Olivia Affuso
Director

UAB, Department of Exercise Medicine

Jennifer Andress
Director

Resolute Running

Susannah Baker
Director

Community Activist

Anne Debardeleben Huff
Director

Steward Machine Co.

Mary Virginia Mandell
Director

Community Activist

Erica Neel
Director

Owner, Pee Wee's Pawn

Annie Thompson
Director

Thompson Family Foundation

Jennifer Whisenant
Director

Birmingham Automobile Dealers Association