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THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT SIMPLY STATES:

“Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”

IN 2020 WE CELEBRATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 19TH AMENDMENT GUARANTEEING WOMEN’S RIGHT TO VOTE, AND STILL WOMEN ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE U.S. CONSTITUTION. FLORIDA, LET’S RATIFY THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT.

We’re honored that we’ve received so much corporate and individual support thus far and we encourage you to take a minute to become a supporter today!

Emmy Acton

Erin Aebel, Partner, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick

Jean Amuso, Director, School of Social Work, USF (Ret)

Karen Arnold

Gail Auerbach, Executive Fellow, Center for Higher Ambition Leadership

Barbara Bachman, M.D.

Roberta Baer

Ryan Barack, Esq.

Kelsey Ann Barton

Dr. Dore Beach, USF Retired Counseling Psychologist

Samuel P. Bell III, Attorney

Trimeka Benjamin, President, Swim Digital Group

Elisabeth Bernitt

Kathleen Betancourt, Retired USF Associate V.P. / Lobbyist

Angela Birdsong, League of Women Voters

Caroline Black Sikorske, Attorney

Shelley Blood

Cheri Borman

Tracie Boyd

Betsy Braden

Patti Breckenridge Randall, People Connections of Florida, LLC

Christine Bright

Noni Brill

Carla Bristol

Karen Buesing

Robert H. Buesing, Esq.

Rhett Bullard

Kimberli Burns Cummings

Anita Caballero

Norma T. Caltagirone

Sylvia D. Campbell, M.D.

Amelia M. Campbell, Shareholder, Trusts and Estates Group

James Carmichael

Joyce Carpenter

Bonnie Carr

Mrs. Rachael Carson Zerbe

U.S. Representative, KathyCastor

Mickey Castor

Betty Castor, Former President, USF / Former Commissioner of Education

Denise Chavez

Breanna Ciccone

Cathleen Clayton, Owner/Director, Clayton Galleries, Inc. (Ret)

Joan Coleman

Chloe Coney, Community Enterprise Group

Chris Conn

Shirley Copeland Arcuri

Jan Cornelius

Elizabeth Corwin

Marva L. Crenshaw

Ana Cruz, Managing Partner, Ballard Partners

Lisa Custer

James Custer

COL (R) Anthony J. D’Quila

Kim M. De La Parte, President, de La Parte & Associates

Nancy de Waart

Nancy de Waart

Kimberlee B. DeBosier, PE

Robin DeLavergne, Senior Vice President External Affairs

Susan Dellinger, Professional Speaker/Author – Psycho Geometrics LLC

Linda Devine, VP/ Operations & Planning, The University of Tampa

Margaret J. Diaz

Cindy K. Donovan

Constance Dowling

Fentrice Driskell, State Representative, Florida House, District 63

Ruth Duncan Bell

Peggy M. Durham

Doretha Edgecomb, Former Hillsborough County School Board Member

Diane Egner, Publisher & Managing Editor, 83 Degrees Media

Keri Eisenbeis

Nicole Fanarjian, MD, Gynecologist

Amy S. Farrior, Attorney

Michelle Fender

Susanna Fenhagen, President, Grady Consulting Group, Inc. (Ret)

Richard Ferlita

Stephanie Ferrell, FAIA

Jeanette Figari

Mary Figg

Sue Flaig

Andrea Floyd, Transformation Consultant at Agile Thought

Dorothy T. Fox

Fred J. Fox, Jr.

S. Katherine Frazier

Elizabeth Frazier

Susan S. Freeman, Founder & President, Step Up Leader

Linda Fries

Yvonne Fry, Fryed Egg, CEO

Mary Gamble, President & CEO, Competitive Performance Systems, Inc.

Cynthia Gandee Zinober, Executive Director, Henry Plant Museum

Simone Gans Barefield, President/CEO, Gans, Gans & Associates

Diane Garcia

RoseAnne Garcia Bowers, Retired Assistant Superintendent – School District Hillsborough County

Tewabech Genet Stewart

Judy Genshaft, Professor and President Emerita, University of South Florida

Susan Gillen Casper

Kari Goetz, Vice President Marketing, The Florida Aquarium

Sara Golding Sher

Linda Goldstein

Adelaide Gonzalez, Attorney, Adelaide G. Few Legal Consultant (Ret)

Jonathan Goodman

Anne Gormly, Dean, University of Tampa (Ret)

Julia Gorzka Freeman

George A. Gragg

Marla Grant

Virginia Gregory

Marsha Griffin Rydberg, Attorney

Kathleen M. Grizzard, MD

Heidi Grogan

Zoe Gustafson

Elizabeth Gutierrez, Enterprising Latinas, Inc.

Amy Haile

Patricia W. Hall

Vivienne Handy, President & Principal Ecologist for Quest Ecology, Inc.

Honorable Sally A Harris

Karla Hartley, Stageworks Theatre

Linda Hawkins

Dr. Kathleen M. Heide, Professor of Criminology, USF Department of Criminology

Barbara Heineken

Judy Herman

Maria Hernandez

Chantal Hevia

Jilianne Holt

Whitney Horiszny, Sydney Alexander Designs, Creative Marketing Impressions

Maria Howey

Eleanor Hubbard

Mrs. Patricia Hurlock, President, Hurlock Marketing Enterprises

Lynn Hurtak

Grace Hutchinson, MSW

Michelle Hutson Schofner, Project Manager

Rhonda Ivery

Molly James

Dan Jenkins

Sam Jenkins

Max Jenkins

Teresa Jimenez

Pamela Jordan Wolf

J. Denise Jordan, Business Owner

Kimberly Jowell

Arthenia L. Joyner, Attorney / Former State Senator

Anne Kantor, Inc. Jewelry Design

Mary Kaplan

Roy Kaplan

Deborah F. Kauffman

Rev. Stephen R. Kauffman

Pat Kemp, Hillsborough County Commissioner

Elizabeth W. Kennedy

Elizabeth Key-Raimer

Mary Key, Ph.D., Founder & President, Key Women’s Leadership Forums

Amanda Kitt

Jamie Klapholz

Johanna Maria Krynytzky

Carolyn Kurtz

Ya La’ford, Artist

Lois Lamb

Jeanette LaRussa

Claire Lessinger

Veronica Leventhal

Marsha Lewis, Retired CEO, Northside Mental Health

Starr Linette Brookins

Laura Lionetti Barton

Janet B. Lorenzo

Marianne Lowe

Kathy Lozano

Cathy Lynch Buckhorn, MD

Ann Madsen, Executive Director, Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women

Brooks Marshall

Linda Martel D’Quila

Miriam E. Mason, Attorney

Margaret D. Mathews, Attorney at Law, PLLC

Jean M. Mayer

Suzanne McCormick

Marian P. McCulloch

Marian P. McCulloch, Esq., B.C.S.

Laura McCullough

Jill McDannold

Jen McDonald

Ann McKeel Ross

Mindy McLaughlin, Esq.

Tracy McMenimon

Linda Medeiros

Anneliese Meier

Nathaniel Mercer

Mildred Mercer

Martha Minahan

Lisa J. Montelione

Kathleen Moore, PhD

Carlye Morgan

Emery Morris

Donna Morrison

Paddy Moses, Business Owner (Ret)

Sandy Murman

Jessica Muroff, CEO, United Way Suncoast

Mindy Murphy, President & CEO, The Spring of Tampa Bay

Michelle Nadeau, Esq.

Vanessa Negro̒n Cohn

Susan Nelson-Crowley

Candy Olson, Retired School Board Member

Joanne Olvera Lighter, President & CEO, Preserve Vision Florida

Melia Oneal

Kimberly Overman

Luanne J. Panacek

Penny Parks

Jane Peppard

Donna J. Petersen, Dean, College of Public Health, University of South Florida

Dr. Idelia Phillips, ProcPhil Consulting, LLC

Kathleen Pilczuk

Katie Prentiss Onsager

Patricia J. Priest

Christy Purdy

Carolyn B. Reed, PhD

Gwendolyn Reese

Leslie Reicin Stein, Managing Attorney Leslie Reicin Stein P.L.

Lisa L. Robbins, Oceanographer (Ret)

Jan M. Roberts, Founder & Director, Cultural Innovations Agency, Inc.

Barbara Romano

The Honorable Sara Romeo

Gordon Rothamel

Susan Rothamel

Marlene B. Rubin

Austin Rueda

Charla Rueda

Amanda Rueda

Bonnie R. Saks, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, USF

Nancy Sardin͂as Lambert

Linda Saul-Sena

Julie Saul, Julie Saul Projects

Hope E. Sayre

Petra Schetten

Norman Schlact

Sharon Seiden

Ann Sells Miller, COO, H-CYTE, Regenerative Medicine Solutions

Aliza Sena

Gabrielle Sena

Juel Shannon Smith, Educational Consultant, Jue-L Consulting Group

Francine Shebell

Dana L. Shires, M.D.

Sartura Shuman Smith, Centre for Women

Janet M. Sibol

Bemetra Simmons, Florida Managing Director, CIT Bank

Rosalie Sink

Alex Sink, Former Florida CFO

Janna Skye

Deborah Skyrms

Norwood Smith

Susan Smith

Mariella Smith

Mindy Snyder

Tee Solomon, Florida Council of Negro Women

Marlene Spalten

Mary Theresa Spoto

Elora Spoto

Miriam Stamps

Spurgeon M. Stamps, Jr.

Susan Steen, MD, Tampa Neurology Associates/Axiom Clinical Research

Nancy Stevens

Dr. Anne Strozier, Emeritus Professor of USF

Lagretta Tallent Lenker, PhD

Lorna Taylor

Elaine Terenzi

Maryellin F. Territo

Stella Thayer

Natalie P. Thomas

Ann Thomas

Louise M. Thompson

Susan Thompson

Sally Thompson

Becca Tieder, President, One Student

Julie Tobey Jenkins

Holly Tomlin

Frances M.Toole

Evelyn Tosi

Ione Townsend

Nicole Trailer

Betty Tribble

Jeanne Trudeau Tate, Adoption Attorney

Geraldine Twine

Rena Upshaw Frazier, Attorney, Rena Frazier Law

Louisa Van Eepoel

Edna Vasser Broyles

Nancy Vaughn, Principal/PR & Marketing Director, White Book Agency

Vicki Vega, CEO/Founder, Advantage-Plus Resources, Inc. & Success After 60

Mike Viren

Dr. Joan Wagner Zinober, Retired Psychologist & Management Consultant

Patricia Walden Hall

Lauren Ashley Wallace

Laura Waller, Artist

Elizabeth P. Walters

Patricia Watkins

Lora Webb

Lauren Weiner, Ph.D.

Dr. Marketa Wills

Belinda F. Wilson

Laurie Winkles

India Witte

Sterlin Woodard

Stacy E. Yates

Jean Yglesias

Missy York

Katherine S. Young, President and CEO, Young Search Partners

Gwynne A. Young, Shareholder Carlton Fields, P.A. Tampa FL

Andrea Zelman, Deputy City Attorney, City of Tampa

The Athena Society is a group of professional women working to promote equality and opportunity for all women. Founded in 1976 to support ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, the organization remains committed to that purpose today.