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Group Recognizes Those Helping Women In Govt.

WASHINGTON - This year’s winners of Federally Employed Women’s (FEW) National Awards were recognized at an official awards ceremony in conjunction with FEW’s 41st National Training Program (NTP), “Jazz Up Your Career”, held in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Each year nominations are received for individuals, Department or Agency officials or members of Congress who have supported our goals of helping women advance in government. FEW’s Annual Awards Program gives us the opportunity to recognize the special achievements of individuals, Chapters, and Regions that have worked tirelessly throughout the year to advance the purposes of our organization. In addition, FEW was honored to recognize six members of the military for distinguished service, significant contributions, and leadership to their service and our nation. FEW National President Sue Webster stated, “It is with great pleasure that I add my congratulations to the following Chapters/Regions, officers, individual members, and partners in the private sector for their support and commitment to FEW.”


Award winners:

FEW’s National President’s Award–-Recipients, Tonya Toon, Hoosier Hills Chapter, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana and

Dawn Nester, Northeast Regional Manager, Farmington, New Hampshire

Federal Department/Agency Award—Recipients, Gerald Boyd, Department of Energy-ORO, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and

Daniel Oliver, Naval PostGraduateSchool, Monterey, California

Private Sector Award–Recipient, Timothy Wagner, Stimulus Engineering, Crane, Indiana

Barbara Boardman Tennant Award–Recipient, Cecelia Davis, Latimer Chapter, Washington, D. C.

Allie Latimer Award–Recipient, Bernice Waller, Northwest D.C. Chapter, Washington, D. C.

Regional Achievement Award–Southeast Region, Nashville, Tennessee, Regional Manager – Sylvia Brown

Chapter Achievement Awards--–First place winners

Newsletter: SpaceCoast Chapter, Kennedy Space Coast Center, Florida–Southeast Region

Best Program: BluffCenter Chapter, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Southwest Region

Fundraiser: (Tie) Hoosier Hills Chapter, Crane, Indiana, Great Lakes Region and the DenverFederalCenter Chapter,

Denver, Colorado–RockyMountain Region

Membership: DenverFederalCenter Chapter, Denver, Colorado–Rocky Mountain Region

Special Emphasis Project: Parklawn Chapter, Rockville, Maryland–D.C. Metro Region

Special Project: Women on the Move Chapter, Washington, D. C.—D. C. Metro Region

Helen R. Dudley Overall Chapter Achievement Award–Hoosier Hills Chapter, Crane, Indiana—Great Lakes Region


Scholarship Winners:

Collegiate Scholarships

Joneta Saceda, Willamette Chapter, Vancouver, Oregon—Pacific Northwest Region

Alexandria Thomas, parent Georgia Thomas from the Greater Houston Chapter, Southwest Region

National Training Program Scholarships -

Lamar Anglin, Pensacola Chapter, Pensacola, Florida—Southeast Region

Jayne Cousins, Greater MerrimackValley Chapter, Andover, Massachusetts—Northeast Region

Kimberly Higdon, Heart of America Chapter, Kansas City, Missouri—Mid-Continent Region

Elaine Jenkins, Tri-County Maryland Chapter, PerryPoint, Maryland—Mid-Atlantic Region

Bernita Marshall, Federal Triangle Chapter, Washington, D.C.—D.C. Metro Region

Rosemary Martinez, Alamo Chapter, San Antonio, Texas—Southwest Region

Bethany Mills, DenverFederalCenter, Denver, Colorado–Rocky Mountain Region

Janet Picha, Greater Atlanta Chapter, Atlanta, Georgia—Southeast Region

Joneta Saceda, Willamette Chapter, Oregon—Pacific Northwest Region

Retirees: Patt Franc, DenverFederalCenter Chapter, Denver, Colorado—Rocky Mountain Region




Military Recognition Award Recipients

Air Force—CAPT (03) Angela Jacobson

Army—MAJ (04) Ranee Rubio

Coast Guard—CAPT (06) Donna Cottrell

Marine Corps—MSgt (E8) Shalanda Raynor

Navy—CAPT (06) Myles Esmele, Jr.

National Guard—LTC (05) Gloria Sherman


About FEW: Federally Employed Women is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1968 after Executive Order 11375 was issued that added sex to the forms of prohibited discrimination in the federal government. FEW has grown into a national organization serving over one million federally employed women—both in the military and civilian workforce. FEW’s many accomplishments and activities have impacted the federal workplace and contributed to the improved working conditions for all.  

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