Woman of the Year

The Woman of the Year Award is given to a woman who has lived or worked in the greater Woodstock area whose leadership and creativity in either cultural, economic, educational, environmental, human services, or civic endeavors have contributed in a significant way to enhancing the quality of life in our community. Her service could be as a paid employee, a volunteer, or both.

Deadline for submission is May 24, 2021

Click here for an application.


Past Recipients of Woman of the Year Award:

    1999: Cheryl Wormley
  2021: Jackie Speciale 1998: Bev Ganschow
  2019: Kathie Comella 1997: Susan Martino
  2018: Marcy Piekos 1996: Joan Mansfield
  2017: Lynn Fiala 1995: Claire Brown
  2016: Joanne Randall 1993: Mary Ellen Howard
  2015: Monica Amraen 1992: Cav Peterson
  2014: Jane Collins 1991: Darlene Fiske
  2013: Laura Crain 1990: Val Gitlin
  2012: Sherry Thurow 1988: Maggie Field-Crane
  2011: Jane Farmer 1987: Charie Zanck
  2010: Phyllis Close 1986: Dorothy McEchren
  2009: Janelle Crowley 1985: Thelma Arvidson
  2008: Virginia Peschke 1984: Gay Remich
  2007: Ellyn Wrzeski 1983: Frances Kuhn
  2006: Lynda Markut 1982: Bertha Tammeus
  2005: Suzanne Hoban 1981: Margaret Fyfe
  2004: Pamela Moorhouse 1980: Lela Boerner
  2003: Ann Hughes 1979: Marjorie Frye
  2002: Denise Graff-Ponstein 1977: Jean Smith
  2001: Carol Louise 1976: Helen Wright
  2000: Mary Roberts 1975: Lillian Strohm