June 22, 2016


Seeking Women of Achievement Award Nominations for the 2016 YWCA Women of Achievement IMPACT Luncheon

The YWCA Spokane has honored women in our community for the past 34 years. These women embody the mission of the YWCA by giving generously of themselves to make Spokane a better place for all of its citizens to live. They demonstrate leadership through their professional work or service to the community, in one or more of the following categories:

  • Arts & Culture
  • Business & Industry
  • Community Enhancement
  • Education
  • Carl Maxey Social & Racial Justice
  • Science,Technology & Environment

Please complete and submit the 2016 YWCA WOA NOMINATION FORM by July 11th and email to development@ywcaspokane.org or fax to (509) 326-1597. Nomination forms may also be mailed to the YWCA Spokane at 930 N. Monroe St., Spokane, WA 99201, Attn: Woman of Achievement Award. All information provided on the nomination form will be kept confidential.

2015 Award Winners


  • Louise Kodis, nationally recognized artist – Arts & Culture Award
  • Janet Schmidlkofer, CEO, K&N Electric – Business & Industry Award
  • JoAnn Kauffman, President, Kauffman & Associates – Carl Maxey, Racial & Social Justice Award
  • Marty Dickinson, EVP, Umpqua Bank –  Community Enhancement Award
  • Asa Bradley, Physics Professors, Spokane Falls Community College – Education Award
  • Peg Currie, Chief Nursing Officer, Providence Health Care – Science, Technology & Environment Award

By: Erica Schreiber

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