The Business Examiner’s 2008 Women of Influence honorees have been selected.
Women in the South Sound are first nominated and then asked to complete an extensive questionnaire about their business and community activities. Some 40 women qualified for consideration this year.
Judges review the materials and select the class of honorees….
Other honorees are: Cyndi Wikstrom, general manager of Tacoma’s Click! Network; Kim Farnes, executive director of Communities in Schools of Orting, Rita Hutcheson fire chief of South East Thurston Fire and EMS; and Jill Kenly, director of Fund Development for Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity.
The annual class of business and community women is selected by previous honorees gathered by the Business Examiner. A special publication honoring the 2008 Women of Influence, including articles profiling each honoree, will be distributed in the Sept. 15 issue of the Business Examiner.
Women of Influence is presented by KeyBank – Key4Women. More than 375 business and community members are expected to celebrate Women of Influence alumni, honorees and nominees at an event Sept. 24 at the Sharon McGavick Student and Conference Center at CPTC,” quoting this August 18 Business Examiner story.
CONGRATULATIONS TO CHIEF HUTCHESON AND WE THANK HER FOR ALL OF HER FINE WORK IN OUR COMMUNITY!