Newaygo County Influential Women in Leadership
DescriptionRead all about our Nominees and the Award Recipients here!
Gather and network with 100 of the most influential women in our community at our 2nd Annual Influential Women in Leadership Luncheon!
Have lunch out of the office, catered by locally & women owned Two Hot Tamales! Enjoy our keynote speaker, Keleigh Grim. Mother of 3 and CEO of Haven Design Build, who will speak on work/life balance, empowerment and support! Finally, watch the Newaygo County Most Influential Woman in Leadership be awarded. Pictured on the right is Julie Burrell, our 2021 award winner!
We will have two new categories: Emerging Leader and Community Leader.
The awards are driven by nominations. Our nomination form is very thorough and complete so that our judges have a full picture of the persons being nominated. Do you know women in Newaygo County that are actively driving business forward, continuously supporting their community or a young leader? If so, nominate them below!
Headshots available for only $10!
Nominations Open Here! -closed
Please provide as much information as possible. If you don't know, reach out and ask! The winners are chosen based off the information provided. It is a blind panel judging with nominee's names and organization blocked out to make it fair. If we don't have details, they will get less of a score.
DRUMROLL! Influential Women in Leadership Nominees~
AMY STOCKWELL, WHITE CLOUD LIBRARY DIRECTOR
APRIL STORMS, WHITE CLOUD CITY MANAGER
DARCIE WITTE, FIFTH THIRD BANK, PERSONAL BANKER
DIANE SCHINDLBECK, SCHINDY'S AT DIAMOND LAKE, CEO
JALISA DANHOF, CAMP NEWAYGO DIRECTOR
JENIFER FORT, VICE PRESIDENT & HEAD OF PUBLIC RELATIONS, NEWAYGO GHOSTBUSTERS
KELLY WAWSCZYK, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MECOSTA COUTNY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
LISA LIGHTFOOT, REALTOR AT COLDWELL BANKER SCHMIDT
LOLA HARMON-RAMSEY, DIRECTOR OF ADVOCACY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, AMERICAN CLASSIC
MANDA HAMPLE, NCRESA, COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR
MARY RANGEL, DHD#10, WIC TECH
MELISSA MILLER, NCRESA SUPERVISOR OF EARLY COLLEGE & STUDENT SUCCESS SERVICES
NICOLE KLOMP, NEWAYGO POLICE DPT SOCIAL WORKER
TARA NELSON, NCPCA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
This event is a community collaboration with the partnership from Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce, Newaygo County Economic Development Powered by The Right Place, Fremont Area Community Foundation and River Country Chamber of Commerce.