Board of Directors

Nonprofit board members make many important decisions, such as recruiting and appointing new board directors, hiring and firing managers and other staff members, monitoring financial reports and conducting an annual audit. 

But most importantly, our Board of Directors are apart of the driving force which pushes the Mission into the full Vision!

Ready to bring your gifts to the team and be apart of our Mission.. Join our Board!

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FOUNDER/ Board Chair

Rosie Carter is a mother of 4 children, a Christ Follower, an entrepreneur, and investor. She is also an advocate of lifelong learning and living a Purpose Driven life. With a background in mentoring, education, and management and the experience of being someone who thrived only when support from true advocates entered her life... Rosie hopes to govern and support WCONNECT members with a wholistic perspective.


CFO/ Treasurer

Carrie C. J. Leeflang, joined the WCONNECT Foundation in August 2022. She works closely with the Board of Directors and oversees all aspects of the foundation’s finances, including the development and management of budgets, preparation of financial statements and reporting to WCONNECT board and the public.  


Leeflang brings to the foundation nearly 3 decades of financial management experience in the Private, and public Sectors, with a focus on Financial planning, and Conflict Resolution.


Before joining WCONNECT, Leeflang worked at Dean Witter Reynolds as a stockbroker, then broadened her knowledge and expertise at the brokerage division of American savings bank. Leeflang was welcomed into UBOC Investment Services, Inc‘s to help establish a foothold in Southern California of their Private Bank in Orange County, San Diego and the Inland Empire. Leeflang has worked as a coordinator for United Way and advocated with TACA, in the special-needs world, for those who do not have a voice, to be able to speak up! Leeflang currently maintains a private Consulting Practise in orange county California.

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