WILMA Awards

The Women in Leadership & Management Awards Luncheon is held each year. 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: Shelly Parini-Runge, Business and Community Relations with Clackamas Water Environment Services
Large Corporation: Jill McGinnis, Safeway/Albertsons
Small Corporation: Susie Sisk, Cup of Tea
Manufacturing: Kristine Gittins, Benchmade Knife Co
Entrepreneur: Jenni Jackson, Flourish Marketing
Public Service: Lynne Chicoine, Clackamas Water Environment Services
Large Non-Profit: Loraine Collacchi, Willamette View, Inc.
Small Non-Profit: Melissa Erlbaum, Clackamas Woman’s Services

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 2023


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January 19, 2023

In-person Awards Luncheon

11:00 am Registration / Networking

Noon – 1:30 pm Lunch/Program


*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