Women Speaker Series

Women of Rotary District 6490 is excited to announce a free, virtual series featuring entrepreneurial, technical, professional, and innovative Women speakers every month, and is hosted by Women of Rotary District 6490.

The scheduled presentations cover a variety of topics such as mentoring, power, and influence.

Through this event, we want to encourage and empower women and men to embrace the Service Above Self motto.

Speakers will share stories of how they have effected change in their lives, at work, at home, and within their communities.


Lisa Satterfield, MS, MPH

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Be the influence (the power of 1)

Tuesday, July 13, 12:00 PM CST

Lisa Satterfield provides advocacy strategy for physician payment and coverage for women’s health, including outreach to the US Department of Health & Human Services, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, commercial payers, and other governmental and non-governmental agencies.

Lisa oversees the Health Economics and Practice Management team, which includes health policy analysis, medical billing and code development and education, representation at the American Medical Association CPT Editorial Panel and RVS Update Committee, and staff oversight of ACOG’s Committee on Health Economics and Coding. She also works closely with the ACOG Government Relations team and provides payment expertise to members of Congress. Her team successfully overturned payment reductions for obstetric services proposed by CMS in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and attained bipartisan passage of H.R. 4996, Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act of 2020 in the US House of Representatives.


Marlene Dietz

Dynamic Leadership Development

Why someone needs you?

Tuesday, August 10, 12:00 PM CST

While most students can identify Marlene Dietz as the "First Lady" and leading ambassador for Illinois State University, her four decades in professional development, education and leadership bring an inspiring perspective.

Marlene is owner and founder of Dynamic Leadership Development for the past 18 years, and has more than 20 years of sales and service experience.

With a bachelor's degree in education from Missouri State University and an MBA from Baker University, her training expertise included communication, public speaking, leadership development, change management,  organizational assessment, team building, effective writing, congressional testimony preparation.


Shandra Summerville

Champaign County Mental Health Board and Developmental Disabilities Board

Mentorship: competitive society vs mentoring society

Tuesday, September 14, 12:00 PM CST

Shandra Summerville attended and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Arkansas majoring in Speech and Drama with an emphasis of Mass Communications and Public Relations. Shandra was born and raised in the C-U Community and returned to the C-U area after residing in Pine Bluff Arkansas for 6 years where she worked as a Field Director for the Girl Scouts and served as the director an Adult Day Center Facility. Shandra is an alumnus of the 2010 & 2018 Georgetown Leadership Academy to Address Disparities in Mental Health and Cultural and Linguistic Competence working with persons living with an intellectual or developmental disability. Shandra is specialized in cultural competence training and development for not for profit agencies and organizations that want to expand their capacity to reach diverse populations. In addition, she provides instruction for positive youth development and Mental Health First Aid Training. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, volunteering, learning new “things to do” in her community, spending time with family, and listening to music.