Women of Distinction – 2017

WOD Logo Girl Scouts of Colorado honors top women leaders in our communities as Girl Scout Women of Distinction. These women have reached remarkable levels of achievement as business, community, and civic leaders.  Women from Denver, Pikes Peak, and the Western Slope are honored each year.
Denver Thin Mint DinnerPikes Peak Thin Mint BrunchWestern Slope Thin Mint Breakfast
Denver Thin Mint Dinner
October 13, 2016

Event Chairs: Jandel Allen-Davis , 2012 Woman of Distinction and Kristin Richardson, 2013 Woman of Distinction

Silver Sponsors:

lockheed
Kristin Richardson

Bronze Sponsor:

Samoa Sponsors

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DaVita EKSH
Hogan Lovells
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LaFawn Biddle & Triple B

Beverage Sponsors

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Tagalong Sponsors:

Kathryn M. Ambrose
Sue Anschutz-Rodgers
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Colorado
Kim Bimestefer
BKD, LLP
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Denver Health Foundation
Christine Marquez-Hudson
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
Eide Bailly
Stephanie Foote
FranklinCovey
Galvanize, Inc.
Girl Scouts of Colorado History Committee
Higgins Family
The Integer Group
Johns Manville
KPMG LLP
Little Brownie Bakers, M2 Media Group & Trophy Nut
Lockton Companies
Noble Energy
Mary Noonan and Ray Garver
Regis University of Denver
Rose Andom Center
Saunders Construction
Mary and George Sissel
Tuthill & Hughes LLP
CU Denver and CU Office of the President
University of Denver
USI Colorado LLC
Visit Denver
Judi Wagner
Western Union

Pearl Sponsors:

Denver Academy
El Pomar Foundation
Betsy A. Mangone
Debbie and Bill Pain
Robert Wilke, Trophy Nut Company
Xcel Energy

In-Kind Donors:

Kathryn and Richard Ambrose
Beau Jo’s Pizza
Breakthru Beverage Colorado
Butterfly Pavilion
Jennifer and John Casani
Chuck E Cheese
Cleo Parker Robinson’s New Dance Theatre
Colore Pizzeria Moderna Italian Restaurant
Denver Firefighters Museum
Forney Museum of Transportation
Le Peep
Natural Grocers
Noodles & Company
Piccino
Poppies
Sam’s No 3
Snooze
Sprouts Farmers Market
Starbucks
Subway
Tavern Hospitality Group
Wash Park Grill
Waterpik

Thanks to the following people who purchased tickets:

Rose Andom
Geta Asfaw
Carol Burton
Connie Campbell
Caroline Cornell
Patricia Franklin
Patricia A. Gabow
Pat and Jim Greichen
Carol Griffin
Penelope Harrison
Joy S. Johnson
Melba Johnston
Alice and Terrance Kelly
Brook and Kelly Kramer
Jan Lucas
Loretta P Martinez
Susan Matthews
Mile High United Way
Brian and Lucinda Miller
Cindy Miller
Cora Ohlgren
Rose Community Foundation
Jane and Josh Staller
Susan Steele
Meg and Bill Steitz
Kizra Sullivan
Caroline Turner
Camisha Vigil
Carita Watson
Burnell Zercher

Thanks to the following people who supported the event with donations:

Katherine Abe
Margaret L. Abrams
Dr. Julika Ambrose
Rose Andom
Anonymous
Linda Arneson
Scott Artzer
Cherie Axelrod
Patricia Barela Rivera
Elise Barrios
Lynn Bartles
Heidi Baskfield
Bronwyn Bateman, M.D.
Joy Benenson
Christine Benero
Sherrye S. Berger
LaFawn Biddle
Kim Bimestefer
Joan Bothner
Annabel D. Bowlen
Lauri Brammeier
Tom Brinegar
Emily Brisnehan
Susan and Kenneth Brunk
Carol Burton
Nikki and Derek Cady
Jennifer and John Casani
Lauren Y. Casteel
Cile Chavez, Ed.D.
Jennifer and Will Colosimo
Patricia Cordova
Caroline and Steve Cornell
Melissa Crowley
Allison Dando
Luella C. D’Angelo
Kim Day
Decatur & Company LLC
Denver Academy
Denver Public Schools Foundation
Cathy DiMuzio
Rae Ann and Richard Dougherty
Donna DuHadway
Kim Easton
Nancy G. Eklund
El Pomar Foundation
Jacqueline Eller
Cynthia and Doug Evans
Melissa Farley
Mariam Farrington
Catherine Ferguson
Andrea Ferretti
Cathey and Richard Finlon
Eleanor and L.B. Flanders
Natalie Freeburg
Patricia Freeburg
Maria Garcia Berry
Jennifer Garner
Velvia Garner
Mary Foote Gearhart, P.E.
Erica Getz
Judith Girard
Stephanie and Paul Graber
Theresa and Jack Greichen
Carol Griffin
Emma Griffith
Janice Haft
Laurel A. Hammer and Christopher Bissener
Anne Harris
Deborah and Steve Haskins
Jena Hausmann
Amber Hayes
Amy Hecklinger
Susan Pearl Henderson
Gloria and Rick Higgins
Lesley Higgins
Arlene and Barry Hirschfeld
Dorothy and Ted Horrell
Valeria Howard
Cheryl Ierna
Nancy Carnes Ives
Suzy Jaeger
Pam Jeffords
Jehn Water Consultants, Inc.
Joy S. Johnson
Irene Jordan
Karrikins Group LLC
Patti Klinge
Brook and Kelly Kramer
Don Kramer
Patsy Landaveri
Ashley Larson
Flo Lattery
Sandra Lehnertz
Holly Leiker
Polly and Mark Lestikow
Lori Leugers
Steve Lockton
Jan Lucas
Kenneth W. Lund
Katherine MacWilliams
Betsy and Peter Mangone
Cherry and Jose Marquez
Christine Marquez-Hudson
Karen Mathis
Charles McDaniel
Tom and Naomi McDonald
Mary McGee
D.J. McKune
Janet and John Meck
Becky Miller Updike
Jacqueline Millet
Madeline Morrissey
Margaret Morrissey
Laurie Nelson
Toya Nelson
Kathy Nesbitt
Felicity O’Herron
Cora Ohlgren
Catherine Petros
Babette Ponder
Sarah and Josh Raizk
Donna Rauen
Regis University
Sharon Retz
Cleo and Thomas Robinson
Rosemary Rodriguez
Emily Ruiz
Blake Salvesen
Saunders Construction, Inc.
Susan Schaub
Jane Schumaker
David Shapiro
Peter Sheahan
Janice Sinden
Lisa and Bill Snider
Nina Sonovia
Jane and Josh Staller
Meg and Bill Steitz
Sarah Stephenson
LaDawn Sullivan
Mary M. Sullivan
Dana Taylor
Marilyn E. Taylor
Terri Taylor
Anita Thompson
Jill Tietjen, P.E.
June Travis
Caroline Turner
Rev. Marshalle Voltz
Carol Waddell
Tamra Ward
Nita Wassenaar
Carita Watson
Charlotte White
Kelli Williams
Tom Wolf
Judith J. Wright
Kristina Zwettler
Pikes Peak Thin Mint Dinner
September 21, 2017

Event Chairs: Lindy Conter, 2013 Woman of Distinction and Barbara Winter, 2013 Woman of Distinction

Bronze Sponsors:

Trefoil Sponsor:

Tagalong Sponsors:

Delta Dental
Garden of the Gods Collection
Nor’wood Development Group
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
University of Colorado Colorado Springs


Thanks to the following people who purchased tickets:

Deborah Adams
Rychelle Arnold
Suzi S. Arnold
Rosenna Bakari
Amy and Wayne Bissell
Bryan Construction
Christopher Cipoletti
City of Colorado Springs
Laura Clark
Community Partnership for Child Development
Lindy Conter
Caroline Cornell
Lynette Crow-Iverson
Courtney Deuser
James Dodd
Janice Frazier
David Goffredi
Pamela Gomez Gil
Paulette and David Greenberg
Melissa Hall
Dona Hildebrand
Rebecca Jewett
Martha Johnson
Kaiser Permanente
James Kilpatrick
Linda Kopman and Bob Gravelle
Jeanne Koss
Debi Krause-Reinsch
Rhoda Lockett
Susan Loo Pattee
Carrie McKee
Mary Ellen McNally
Cindy Miller
Tamara J. Moore
Donna Nelson
Julie Ott
Kelly Parthen
Pikes Peak United Way
Krithika Prashant
Susan Presti
Beth Roalstad
The Rowland Team
Kathleen Saltmarsh-Voss
Peggy Shivers
Primary Addressee
Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce
TAF Promotions
Michelle Talarico
Mary Thurman Ph.D.
Gloria Turnipseed
Tad Vannaman
Renita and Andrew Wolf

Thanks to the following people who supported the event with donations:

Deborah Adams
McCrea Anderson
Anonymous
Rychelle Arnold
Phoebe Bailey
Tracy Barbar
Joanna Bean
Amy and Wayne Bissell
Brooke Bodart
Terainer Brown
Caroline and Steve Cornell
Gail Decker
Katie Dehlin
Anne DeVries
Ent Credit Union
Jen Fisher
Sharie and Frank Flanagan
Michelle Flores
Ashley Fritz
Barbara Furr-Brodock
Donna Gable
Paulette and David Greenberg
Stephanie Hawthorne
Tara Hickey
Jennie Hoff
Taylor Hofmann
Dana Huckleberry
Bessie Iverson
Martha Johnson
Lisa and Allan Kazee
Jeanne Koss
Emilee Langer
Marcella Lara
Kathy Larsen
Stephanie Leclerc
Nancy Lewis
Katherine Loo
Susan Loo Pattee
Judith Gilbert Mackey
Mary Lou Makepeace
Sharyn Markus
Valerie Martin Conley
Carrie McKee
Cindy Miller
Tamara and Kirk Moore
C.J. Moore
Charlotte Nal
Laura Neumann
Julie and George Ott
Vikki Phillips
Karly Powell
Susan Presti
Kelly Rajab
Connie and Don Rickard
Beth Roalstad
Laraine Saldivar
Sarah Schiller
Victoria Selfridge
Brenda J. Smith
Heather Steinman
Clara Steward
Joan Taylor
Mary Thurman Ph.D.
Candace Vandenberg
Tad Vannaman
Charlene Wang
Sabrina Wienholtz
Nancy Wilkins
Barbara Winter
Renita and Andrew Wolf
Lola Woloch
Western Slope Thin Mint Breakfast
November 3, 2016

Event Chair: Karen Troester, 2015 Woman of Distinction

Gold Sponsor:

Silver Sponsor:

Tagalong Sponsors:

Crossroads Health & Fitness
Dalby, Wendland & CO., P.C.
Grand Junction Subaru and Grand Junction Volkswagen
Terra Energy Partners

Thanks to the following people who purchased tickets:

Susan and James Alvillar
Paula Anderson
Virginia M. Brown
Robyn Carmine
Debe K. Colby
Jodee and Bradley Cronk
Crossroads Health & Fitness
Lois Dunn
Jane Fitzgerald
Kim Genevay
Victoria Gigoux
Minde D. Harper
Hilltop Community Resources
HopeWest
Therese and Rick Houk
James Hughes
Michelle Jarvis
Shyrl Kaper
Tamara Krizman
Kim Last
Kim Lewis
Mesa County Partners
Cindy Miller
Mind Springs Health
Lori Mizushima
Ashley Mow
Helen Murrell
Charlotte Reicks
Carol Rhan
Lisa Roberts
Raelynn Roemer
St. Mary’s Foundation
Janet Scheevel
Sue Sullivan
Ruth A. Trowbridge
United Way of Mesa County
Janie and Howard VanWinkle
Vicki Varia
Carol Vischer
Bill Vrettos
Western Colorado Community Foundation

Thanks to the following people who supported the event with donations:

All Metals Welding & Fabrication
Susan and James Alvillar
Anonymous
Miffie Blozvich
Robbie and Chuck Breaux
Janet Brink
Virginia and Larry Brown
Janet Brugger
Chevron
Debe K. Colby
Randall Cupp
Eileen Donohue
Kim Genevay
Patricia Holcomb
Home Care of the Grand Valley
Therese and Rick Houk
Kim and Patrick Lewis
Ann McDonald
Kerri Mosinski
Lisa Roberts
Sally Schaefer
Scotty’s Muffler, Lube & Car Wash
Cody R Snider
Heidi Stevens
Sue and Matthew Sullivan
Terra Energy Partners
Janie and Howard VanWinkle
Gretchen Vaughn
Karen Wergedal
Williams Companies
Peg Wilson
WPX Energy