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Nominees for the TRIUMPHANT: Celebrating Women in Leadership Award

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Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is pleased to announce this year’s TRIUMPHANT: Celebrating Women in Leadership Dinner nominees. These women, each nominated in one of the focus areas of the Girl Scouts, will be recognized at the 15th annual TRIUMPHANT awards ceremony on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Grand Sierra Resort.

The TRIUMPHANT: Celebrating Women in Leadership Awards Dinner provides critical funding that supports the Girl Scout experience for more than 4,500 girls throughout the Sierra Nevada council. It is a stunning evening of thanks and recognition for the women who are making an impact, right here in our community.

The evening includes a VIP reception with wine and hors d’oeuvre pairings, one of the area’s best silent auctions, and a one-of-a-kind dessert created with Girl Scout Cookies.

Please join us in congratulating our 35 incredible nominees:


Amber Joiner District 24 Assemblywoman, Nevada State Legislature

Amy BerryCEO, Tahoe Fund

Anna Mestre Firefighter, City of Reno Fire Department

Camie Cragg Lyman Owner, Camie Cragg Fitness

Casey SibleyFounder and President, Casey Sibley Designs

Christi CakirogluExecutive Director, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful

Christy ClarkWells Fargo at Work Program Consultant, Wells Fargo Bank

Danell Wilson-PerlmanOwner, Reno Tahoe Limousine

Easperee Landry Realtor, Dickson Realty

Helen LidholmCEO, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center

Jennifer Barrett Owner/Director of Physical Therapy, Galena Sport Physical Therapy

Jennifer Gurecki CEO, Coalition Snow & Founder/Board President, Zawadisha

Jennifer Henderson Experience Delivery Manager, Intuit & Board President, Northern Nevada RAVE Family Foundation

Jennifer Rogers Markwell Financial Consultant, Fidelity Investments

Jonnie Pullman Retired Independent Public Policy Professional

Julia Ratti District 13 Senator, Nevada State Senate

Kelly Northridge Fund Manager, InNEVenture Fund & CEO-in-Residence, UNR Innevation Center

Kerry Thompson Science Teacher, Davidson Academy Online

Kristen RemingtonNews Anchor/Health Reporter, KTVN Channel 2 News

Lara Ritchie Chef/Culinary Director, Nothing To It Culinary Center

Laura Holland CliftOffice Manager, Valley Communications & Special Event Coordinator, Reno/Sparks Bark for Life

Lauren Yurick Partner/Employee Benefits Consultant, Benefit Resource Group & Board President, Step2 Reno

Margo Mee Children’s Ministry Assistant, Reno Christian Fellowship

Maria TorresPersonal Banker, Wells Fargo Bank

Marilyn YorkAttorney, Law Office of Marilyn D. York

MaryBeth SmithOwner, Roundabout Catering & Party Rental

Meghan CollinsAssistant Research Scientist of Environmental Science, Desert Research Institute

Nance CardPartner/Associate, Newfields Engineers

Nellie DavisCamp Coordinator/CEO, Camp Out Yonder & Owner, Outsiders Hair Studio

Neoma Jardon Councilmember, City of Reno Ward 5

Promilla MohanDirector, Davidson’s Organic Teas

Rachel Arst McCullough Founder/Owner, McCullough Web Services & Co-Founder/Co-Leader, Tahoe Silicon Mountain

Tracy Benelli Founder/CEO, The Relevant You

Tracy CopelandPresident, Sierra Nevada Donor Awareness & Accounting Manager, GENCO

Valerie ClarkPresident, Clark & Associates