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: Stephanie Baird, Bliss Roofing Inc.

Manufacturing: Brenda Haunschild, Cranston Machinery Inc.

Large Business: Kelly Flores, Albertsons Distribution Center

Small Business: Sam Rees, Oregon Trail Recovery

Entrepreneur: Holly Kilgore, Country Financial

Public Service: Lori Hall, Clackamas Community College

Small Non-Profit: Karen Rush, Children’s Center

Large Non-Profit: Jaqueline Vargas, Northwest Family 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 October 31st 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)

ONLINE 2023 WILMA Nomination Form

DOWNLOAD 2023 WILMA Nomination Form 2023


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The next WILMA Luncheon is scheduled for January 25, 2024.

Nominate an amazing woman today! Nominations deadline October 31, 2023.

*Sponsorships are available.

Honored in 2022:

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

Photo credit: Rebecca Rizzo Photographics