The Willmar BPW Chapter of Minnesota Business Women is an active group of professional and business women that meets once a month to network and share. We meet at 5:30pm on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. We begin casually at 5pm for networking opportunities and the business portion of our meeting along with a short program begins at 5:30. If you would like to join us (your first meeting dinner is free), please contact Robin Kopel at rlkopel@j-ots.com

Next Meeting:  April 16, 2019 at 5:30PM
Location:  The Oaks in Willmar

This month's program is presented by Kari Goldschmidt.
Kari is the community impact and engagement director for United Way.
She will be sharing with us about Empower: Women United-"What is Empower"

Social hour at 5:30PM
Dinner at 6PM
Program at 6:30PM

Remember, bring a guest and both of your dinners are FREE.


Don't forget about the State BPW Meeting: Leading the Way - Step by Step, which is May 4, 2019
at the Kelly Inn in St. Cloud.
To include keynote speaker on how to find your inner "Grit Girl", business meeting and an Escape Room exercise.



Woman of the Year 2018: Jeanne Ashburn


OFFICERS for 2018 - 2019
Co-Presidents Jamie  Van Lengen

Lana Palmer
General Ledger Accounting Clerk/Jennie-O Turkey Store

Accessory Stylist/Premier Designs Jewelry
V-Pres/Membership Robin Kopel HR Manager of Recruiting/Jennie-O Turkey Store
Treasurer Julie Asmus Retired/Works w/state 'Dare' Programs
Secretaries Kristin Dresler

Lori Lockhart
Principal – Kennedy Elementary/Willmar Public School District

Principal – Roosevelt Elementary/Willmar Public School District
Programs Linda Bahe

Jessica Gruber
Administrator of Alternative Programs/Willmar Public School District

Commercial Loan Assistant/Central Minnesota Credit Union
Newsletter Betty Gubrud Sales Accounting Manager/Jennie-O Turkey Store
Social Media Kristen Dargay Audiologist with Janning ENT Center


For website related questions: Contact: Jamie  Van Lengen.