WILMA Awards

The Women in Leadership & Management Awards Luncheon is held each October. Nominated by their peers, we celebrate women of Clackamas County for their high-level achievements as executives and leaders who encourage, inspire, and mentor others.

Nominees must live and/or work in Clackamas County and will have made significant contributions to their community.

Last year’s honorees were:

Lifetime Achievement: Martha Schrader, Clackamas County Commissioner
Large Corporation: Margaret Kairis, Blount International
Small Corporation: Patti Gage, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services NW
Manufacturing: Jenny Perrin, Bob’s Red Mill
Entrepreneur: Lynda Parrish, Portland Cider Co.
Public Service: Nancy Bush, Clackamas County Emergency Operations
Large Non-Profit: Sherri Kulink, Providence Milwaukie Hospital
Small Non-Profit: Bridget Dazey, Clackamas Workforce Partnership


If you wish to nominate someone for this year’s event, please see the form linked below.  The annual deadline to submit nominations is September 1st and forms must be fully completed for consideration. Please contact the Chamber office if you have questions or require additional information to complete a nomination form. (email: info@yourchamber.com)

WILMA Nomination Form 2021


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January 27, 2022

In-person Awards Luncheon (will change to Virtual Live-Cast if Covid-19 re-emerges in the Fall)

Noon – 1:30 pm


*Sponsorships are available.

Honored in 2019:

Lifetime Achievement:
Marybeth Jones, Asst. Healthcare Administrator Willamette View, Inc
Manufacturing: Lori Olund, President Miles Fiber Glass & Composites
Large Business: Tina Irvine, Owner Express Employment Professionals
Small Business: Heidi Hendrick, GM Abernethy Center
Entrepreneur: Josephine “Jo” Crenshaw, McDonald’s Franchise Owner
Public Service: Tammy Stempel Mayor City of Gladstone
Large Not for Profit: Rose Fuller, Executive Director & Founder Northwest Family Services
Small Not for Profit: Janelle Lawrence, Executive Director Oregon Impact

Photo credit: Rebecca Rizzo Photographics