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To continue giving girls the tools to empower themselves, Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada honors six local women role models who exemplify the values of Girl Scouts at our annual fundraiser, TRIUMPHANT: Celebrating Women in Leadership Dinner.

The Annual TRIUMPHANT Awards Dinner is a stunning evening of thanks and recognition for the women who are making an impact right here in our community and driving positive change in the focus areas of Girl Scouts.

Congratulations to the 2018

Community Service
Mary Kerner, Rural Nevada Development Corporation

Karen D. Purcell, P.E., President PK Electrical, Inc.

Environmental Leadership & Responsibility
Dr. Kristen Averyt, Desert Research Institute

Financial Literacy
CJ Manthe, Nevada Department of Business and Industry

Healthy Living
Pamela Netuschil, M.D., A Concierge Practice for Women

S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
Ruby B. Johnson, Mining Engineer and Founder and Editorial Director of STEMher by Ruby B. Johnson Magazine


Congratulations to all of the 2018

Amy Berry, Alison Gaulden, Camie Cragg, Cindy Carano, CJ Manthe, Denise Wong, Eren Ozmen, Hannah Bias, Hellen Barclay, Jennifer Rogers Markwell, Jessica Schneider, Karen Purcell, Katrina Loftin, Kerri Garcia, Kim Advent, Dr. Kristen Averyt, Ph.D., Lancette Vanguilder, RDH, Lara Ritchie, Laurie Roberts, Leslie Katz, LCSW, Lori Haase, Margie Roma, Marilyn York, Mary Kerner, MaryBeth Smith, Megan Jacklin, Michelle Dobbs, Mimi Fujii-Strickler, Neetu Mittal, Dr. Pamela Netuschil, Paula Smith, Ruby B. Johnson, Sara Robbins, Tami Brancamp, Ph.D.


To become an Annual Corporate Sponsor (all sponsorship levels include a table(s) to TRIUMPHANT), please contact Amber Aiton, Director of Development and Communications  | | 775-322-0642 ext. 1232

To donate items for our TRIUMPHANT silent auction, please contact Alana Ridge, Development and Communications Specialist | | 775-322-0642 ext. 1225

Past TRIUMPHANT Honorees

Congratulations to all of our amazing TRIUMPHANT Honorees over the past 13 years!

2003 – Mendy Elliot

2004 – Valerie Glenn, Patricia Tripple

2005 – Senator Bernice Mathews, Katy Simon, Karen Ross

2006 – Brigadier General Cynthia Kirkland, Miriam Shearing, Sue Wagner

2007 – Sheila Leslie, Cary Groth, Nancy Bostdorff, Evelyn Mount

2008 – Barbara Vucanovich, State Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, Jan Usher

2009 – Jennifer Satre, Lynn Atcheson, Mary Simmons, Sherri Rice

2010 – Jane Albright, LaVonne Brooks, Chris Cox, Bonnie Drinkwater

2011 – Cindy Carano, Phyllis Freyer, Dr. Trudy Larson, MD, Kathleen Sandoval

2012 – Krys Bart, Dr. Amy J. Khan, MD, Stacey Crowley, Caryn Swobe

2013 – Karen Abowd, Wendy Damonte, Mercedes de la Garza, Mary Fischer, and Laura Zander

2014 – Lynell Marie Garfield, Estela Gutierrez, Season Lopiccolo, Dee Frewert, Heather Reimer

2015 – Nathalie Atwell, Kate Marshall, Shaaron Netherton, Isabelle Rodriguez-Wilson, Dr. Lynda R. Wiest

2016 – BJ North, Britton Griffith-Douglass, Fayth Ross, Daphne D. LaPointe, Mena Spodobalski

2017 – Bertha Mullins, Christi Cakiroglu, Helen Lidholm, Jonnie Pullman, Nance Card, Promilla Mohan