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Twin Cities

President: Sue Karr, Sue Karr Jewelry
President-Elect: Kelly Williams

Treasurer: Kathy Carey, Stebgo Metals


Regional Director: Sara Commers, Commers Custom Jewelers

Communications/Past-President: Julie Burkhart-Haid, Burkhart Design Studio

Events: Dawn Morel Bruggeman, D. Morel Gemologist, INC 

Membership: Dana Winden, Diamonds Direct, Kelly Williams, Whiplash Designs

Social Media: Nate Smith, T Lee Custom Jewelers & Carol Brady, Carol Brady Jeweler

Graphics/Newsletter: Kathy Bernu, Kathy Bernu Design & Christian Family Jewelers

Newsletter Editor: Ginger Dery, Roger Dery Gem Design

Scholarships and Grants: Laurie Kottke, Laurie Kottke Fine Jewelers

Members at Large: Sue Fritz, Carol Brady

2018 Twin Cities Chapter Shining Star: Catherine Lehman, Stephen Vincent Design


About WJA Twin Cities

WJA Twin Cities Chapter is an active, well-blended group of women from all facets of the jewelry industry, complemented by an expanding male membership. This is THE premier networking group for those in the jewelry industry in the upper Midwest, and our many events always draw a crowd. The chapter offers a mix of educational and social programs to enhance the business skills of our members while providing networking opportunities in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. 

Twin Cities Board 2018. L-R, Dawn Morel Bruggeman, Kelly Williams, Sue Karr, Sara Commers, Dana Winden, Dana Yerigan, Kathy Carey, Catherine Lehman, Julie Burkhart-Haid. Not pictured, Kathy Bernu and Carol Brady

Brigitta Luttrell
of Leigh Maxwell in Cedar Rapids, Iowa