Woman of the Year, Top 10 Nominee, & Protégé Recipients
Eastern Michigan Council
Woman of the Year
The EMC Woman of the Year is awarded to a council member who has contributed to the success of the council and/or also to the successes of all chapters within the council.
KELLE'S NOMINATION COMMENTS:
•She is serving on the 2020-2021 committee for the event honoring Cheryl Blair.
•She created the flyers for the EMC meetings and helped arrange speakers and EMC programs.
•She supported other chapters’ events and monthly meetings, in addition to participating in all EMC activities.
•She is always pleasant, helpful, and willing to serve. If a chapter needed something, they knew they could call on her and she would help out.
•She enthusiastically participated in the DVP event committee honoring Marilyn Lash as our DVP and co-chaired the educational portion of the event.
•She served the Council as VP in 2019 while also serving as Co-Chair for Marilyn Lash’s Campaign for National VP and serving as her Chapter’s President.
Top 10 Nominees
Each year, ten members of the Association are recognized nationally for exceptional achievement in the areas of community engagement, professional development and contribution to their league and the National Association. These are known as the Top Ten Business Women of ABWA. Each chapter can nominate one member to be considered for this award as long as they meet the eligibility requirements set forth by the National organization.
Women of the Year
Annually, a Chapter recognizes a member for her outstanding achievements and contributions to the Chapter by selecting her as the Chapter Woman of the Year.
The Protégé Award recognizes a deserving first year member for making a valuable contribution to her chapter in the first year of membership.