The Women’s Football Alliance is pleased to announce the members of its 2018 Advisory Board. The Board is comprised of successful businesswomen who have also dedicated their time and effort to the success of women’s tackle football either as players or as owners and managers.  Additionally, their experience working with the NFL and/or USA Football brings a depth of football knowledge that will help propel the growth and recognition of women’s tackle football on a national and international level.

 — Marirose Roach —
Marirose Roach, Women's Football Alliance, Women's Football, New York Jets, WFA Football, WFA Advisory BoardScouting Intern, New York Jets Football Club
Managing Partner, Roach Leite, LLC (Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey)
Founder, FootballHers, Inc.
Player/League Advisory Committee, Legends Football League
Philadelphia Passion: Team Captain, Offensive Player of the Year 2010 and 2012, Conference Championships 2010, 2012, 2014
Player/Founder, Philadelphia Liberty Belles “Players’ Club.”
Philadelphia Liberty Belles: Team Captain, First Team All-American 2009, 2010, WFA Most Valuable Player 2010, Team MVP 2009 and Division Championships in 2009 and 2010
Temple University B.A. and J.D.

 — Katie Sowers — 
Katie Sowers, San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City TItans, Advisory Board, WFA Football, Women's FootballOffensive Assistant Coach San Francisco 49ers (2017-Present)
2017 OutSports Hero of the Year
Wide Receivers Coaching Intern, Atlanta Falcons (2016)
Scouting Intern, Atlanta Falcons (2016-2017)
General Manager, Kansas City Titans (2015)
Athletic Director, Kansas City MO (2015-16)
WFA American Conference Offensive MVP (2014)
USA National Football Team Member/ Game MVP (2013)

— Linda Bache — 
Linda Bache, Women's Football Alliance, Women's Football, Chicago Force, WFA Football, WFA Advisory Board
Chicago Force Owner and General Manager (2005-2017)
2013 WFA Owner of the Year
2013 WFA National Champion – Chicago Force
MVP Chicago Force – 2005, 2006, 2008
Chicago Force Player (2002-2008)
Senior Account Manager, Fuel Industry – 20+ years
Real Estate Entrepreneur – 15+ years
Michigan State University (Bachelor’s), D1 Varsity Softball Scholarship Athlete, All-Big 10, All-Midwest Region

— Elizabeth Okey —
Elizabeth Okey, Chicago Force, Advisory Board, WFA Football, Women's Football, USA Football, Team USA Football
USA Football, Board of Directors – Executive Committee Member
2013 U.S. Women’s Football National Team – Gold Medalist
2013 WFA National Champion – Chicago Force
MVP Chicago Force, Offensive Line – 2014
Chicago Force Player (200​9-2014​)
Corporate Responsibility and Social Impact Consultant
University of Illinois at Chicago, MBA
Kalamazoo College (Bachelor’s), Varsity Volleyball Captain