What is WiE?

Women in eDiscovery (WiE) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization that provides educational opportunities regarding technology in the legal industry to its members. The organization offers networking and leadership avenues, promotes personal and professional growth of women, and donates mentoring and charitable contributions to its communities. WiE incorporates a broad network of women volunteers who uplift and support each other and work together to recognize and honor each other’s achievements. WiE is comprised of professionals within the legal industry including attorneys, litigation support professionals, paralegals, legal IT staff, court reporters, consultants, recruiters and vendors.

Since its inception in 2007, Women in eDiscovery has grown globally with thousands of members and 31 chapters. The Executive Board has appointed Regional Directors that work in conjunction with each member elected Chapter Board.

Women in eDiscovery is run entirely by unpaid volunteers. These women dedicate their time, skills and professional experience to ensure the organization not only operates efficiently but also is an invaluable resource to its thousands of members.  

Executive Board

The Executive Board is committed to providing the leadership and guidance necessary to set the organization on a successful path. This team believes in hard work, good communication and proper handling of operations.  Email the Executive Directors


Beth Finkle - Email
Executive Director
Former East Coast and International Regional Director 


Jackie Rosborough - Email
Executive Director
Former Central Regional Director, Former Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter Director, Former Minneapolis/St. Paul Membership Director


Aileen Borders - Email
Executive Director
Former South Central Regional Director, Former Houston Chapter Director, Former Houston Meetings Director

Leadership Teams


Gina Anders - Email
Mid-Atlantic Regional Director 


Rebecca Bishop - Email
North Central Regional Director 


Laura Anne Day - Email
South Central Regional Director 


Emma Kelly - Email
Southeast Regional Director 

Samantha Mather - Email
International Regional Director 


Cheryl Moretti - Email
Northeast Regional Director 


Erin Tomine - Email
Pacific Regional Director 

Emily Bartkowicz - Email
Director of Charity

Peg Gianuca - Email
Director of IT

Melissa Heidrick - Email 
Director of Social Media and Brand Management

Maribel Rivera - Email
Director of Special Events

Lisa Waldin - Email
Director of New Chapters - North America

The following positions on the leadership team are open. If you are interested in joining Women in eDiscovery’s leadership team or to learn more about the open positions, please contact ED@womeninediscovery.org.

  • IT Specialist
  • Director of Marketing & Communications
  • Director of New Chapters - International
  • Director of Programming


The co-founders of Women in eDiscovery are Lana Schell, Shawnna Hoffmanand Margaret Havinga.

Former Executive Directors

Amy Juers
Executive Director May 2014 - June 2019, Former National Director Marketing and Public Relations April 2008 - April 2014, Former Minneapolis/St. Paul Chapter Director May 2007 - April 2008

Lana Schell Pelligrino
Executive Director May 2007 - December 2015

Margaret Havinga
Executive Director May 2007 - December 2015

Shawnna Hoffman
Executive Director May 2007 - March 2014

Amy Bowser-Rollins
Executive Director May 2014 - December 2015, Former National Assistant Director September 2009 - April 2014


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