Board of Directors

The Directors are responsible for ensuring that the goals from the strategic plan and budget are aligned with the structure and activities of Wnet Committees and Task Forces. The Directors play an active role in committee management, recruitment and retention of members and sponsors, and provide subject matter expertise to educational content and program design. Along with the Founders and Executive Committee, the Directors are voting members of the Board. Directors serve 2-year terms and can serve 2 terms.

Carla Balakgie
President & Chief Executive Officer, National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA)
Jane Elliot
Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff, Global Payments
Julia C. Pukas
Head of Merchant Solutions & US Bankcard TD Bank
Deana Rich
President, Deana Rich Consulting
Michelle Tinsley
CEO - Tinsley Retail Insights
Kelly Tufts
Vice President, Credit Operations, Discover Financial Services
Kelly Beatty
SVP and General Manager, Merchant Solutions for Financial Institutions at Worldpay