WID Tennessee Valley Chapter

The Tennessee Valley Chapter became the fourth Women in Defense (WID) chapter on March 31, 2003. We intend to become one of the largest and most vibrant chapters in WID!  Questions? Please call Leigh Christian at 256-509-1580.

Benefits of WID Membership

  • Introduction to an impressive group of defense and national security professionals
  • Opportunities for networking with senior decision makers in defense and national security
  • Member rates at WID and NDIA events
  • A Website – http://wid-tvc.org – where you will find useful defense-related information
  • Access to a defense-related job bank, DefenseJobs.com
  • Online change personal information to assure you of better, faster service (http://www.ndia.org/join)
  • A list of your WID peers in the Membership Directory
  • WID member pin to distinguish affiliation
  • Membership in the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), including a subscription to the monthly magazine National Defense
  • A membership card showing your ID/membership number – for WID and NDIA reference. This number ensures you receive meeting registration discounts.

2015 – 2016 Officers

Title Name Organization Email
President Corby Dellarocco Corby.Dellarocco@gmail.com
Vice-President Leigh Christian Plans to Prosper Consulting


 Secretary Allison Rhen  MJLM Engineering & Technical Services  arhen@mjlm.com
Treasurer Sandy Edwards S&B Financial Consultants SandyEdwards@comcast.net

2015-2016 Board of Directors

Title Name Organization Email
Programs Sara Darroch  Mission Essential catalyst13@msn.com
Communications Elizabeth Griffith BID Comms elizabeth.griffith@bidcomms.com
STEMi Debbie Fraley Quantum Research DFraley@quantum-intl.com
Awards/Scholarships Anna Halicka Davidson Technologies ahalicka@gmail.com
External Relations Leah Hess Tek-Five, Paperclip47.com Leah.Hess@tekfive.com
Membership Kim Nelson Delta Solutions & Strategies KNelson@Deltasands.com
Mentorship Sherrie Nash JBS Solutions, Inc. s.nash@jbs-solutions.com
Director at Large Marshanne Castro Corporate Office Properties Trust Marshanne.Castro@copt.com
Director at Large Kathleen Smallwood Army Acquisition Center
of Excellence

Past Presidents