2018-2019 Board of Directors

First row from left:  Andrea Caserta, Erika Melchiorre, Stephanie Wilson.  Second row from left:  Dana Felmet, Tracey Tango, Stephanie Giblin.  Third row from left:  Danielle Valliere, Kelsey Espinosa, Tara Gulla.  Not pictured:  Julie LoPalo 

The Junior League of Summit is proud to announce its Board of Directors for the 2018-19 year. The Board will be led by President Erika Melchiorre of Summit, who succeeds Elizabeth Dutkewych. Joining Erika is Danielle Valliere, Administrative VP; Kelsey Espinosa, Treasurer; Andrea Caserta, Community VP; Stephanie Wilson, Membership VP; Tara Gulla & Tracey Tango, Sustainer VPs; Stephanie Giblin, Thrift Shop Committee Chair; and Dana Felmet, PR Chair.

"It is an honor and privilege to serve as the President of the Junior League of Summit,” said Erik Melchiorre, Junior League of Summit President.  “We have an exciting year planned for our members and the community. I look forward to leading this network of empowered women dedicated to changing their community for the better."

Erika and her family live within Summit.  Originally from Indiana, Erika attended DePauw University where she met her future husband, Mark.  After DePauw, Erika attended the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois. She and her family moved to Summit in 2011 where she transferred into the JLS.  Since then, she has served on MAC, 85th Anniversary Gala Chair, Community Liaison, and Administrative Vice President. In addition to her involvement with the League, Erika is a current Board member at The Connection and a former Board member of the Overlook Auxiliary.