About

Honors

Most recently, she was the recipient of the 2014 Athena Award by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 2017 Mon Valley Hospital Gibbons Award for Dimensions in Community Service, and 2017 World Class CEO by the Southpointe CEO Association.

Previous economic and community boards:

  • American Cancer Society
  • County Commissioners Association of PA (Dist II Rep)
  • Monongahela Women’s Club past president
  • Mon Valley Friends of the NRA
  • Mon Valley United Way past president
  • Pittsburgh Regional Alliance
  • Pittsburgh TODAY Government Committee
  • Port of Pittsburgh Commission
  • Southwestern Pennsylvania Corporation
  • Southwestern Pennsylvania Growth Alliance
  • University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics Board of Fellows
  • Washington County United Way and Board of Directors
  • Western Center Land Reuse Task Force Co-Chair

Current board member:

  •  Pennsylvania Fix the Debt Advisory Board
  • Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Advisory Board
  • Program Advisory Committee for Penn Commercial Business and Technical School (2014)
  • Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission
  • Washington County Chamber of Commerce
  • Washington County Opiate Task Force
  • Women’s Mentoring Project of Southpointe CEO Association

Current membership:

  • BPW Club of Canonsburg
  • Dormont – Mt. Lebanon Sportsman’s Club
  • FOAC (Firearm Owners Against Crime)
  • Mon Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • NRA (Lifetime Member)
  • Pennsylvania Society
  • Peters Township Chamber of Commerce
  • POWER of Southpointe
  • Roscoe Sportsman’s Association
  • Washington County Chamber of Commerce
  • Washington Health and Wellness council
  • WOMEN of Southwestern PA

Community involvement:

  • Celebrity Night performances for Wash Arts
  • Co-chaired March of Dimes walk and Washington County Heart Walk
  • Dancing for a Cause for Watchful
  • Danced for the American Cancer Society dinner dance
  • Guest Panelist for Chatham University’s Ready to Run Campaign
  • Guest Speaker for Canonsburg BPW, Power of Southpointe and Women’s Energy Network
  • Mentor at the Women Mentoring Symposium hosted by the PA Commission for Women
  • PA Trolley Museum fundraiser roast
  • Raised $100,000 for City Mission’s Patriot House and Avis Arbor homeless shelters

Honors and recognition:

  • 2017 World Class CEO – Southpointe CEO Association
  • 2017 Mon Valley Hospital Gibbons Award for Dimensions in Community Service
  • 2017 Spirit Award –Washington Health System Teen Outreach
  • 2016 -2017 Pittsburgh Business Times – Who’s Who in Energy for government
  • 2015 American Legion Medal of Honor
  • 2014 Washington County Athena Award
  • 2012 Washington County Fireman’s Association President’s Award
  • 1999 Pennsylvania State Correction for Furlough In Service program
  • 1999 Named one of the top “60 Pittsburghers of the Year” by Pittsburgh Magazine
  • 1998 National Society of American Veteran’s Americanism Merit Award
  • 1998 Distinguished Speaker for the Beard Center for Leadership in Ethics at Duquesne University
  • 1997 Observer Reporter Open Door Award
  • 1996 Vince and Larry Award
  • Zonta Rose Day recipient
  • Mon Valley YMCA Body, Mind, and Spirit Award recipient
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