Fourteen Professionals become New Members of the Anchorage ATHENA Society
anchorage chamber recognizes women in business
Anchorage, AK- Now in its 16th year recognizing those who have encouraged women in Anchorage to succeed in business, the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce announces the following 2010 inductees into the Anchorage ATHENA Society:
Pita Jelley Benz
SVP/ Alaska Commercial Real Estate Manager, Wells Fargo
Laura Gerber Bruce
Director of Client Relations, Alaska Permanent Capital Management
Chairman of the Board, Chugach Alaska Corporation
Community Relations, TOTE
President/ Owner, MSI Communications
President, Alaska Center for the Performing Arts
Hélène Elizabeth Harding
Acting President & VP of North Slope Operations & Development, ConocoPhillips
Coordinator/ Marketing of Oncology, Providence Cancer Center
President, Carlile Transportation Systems
President/ Owner, Alison's Relocations, Inc.
SVP of Corporate Development, Calista Corporation
Mary Patricia Quin
President, NANA Management Services, LLC (NMS)
Executive Director, ACMHS Consumer Directed Services, LLC
Gail R. Schubert
CEO, Bering Straits Native Corporation
These 14 women will be recognized for their professional excellence, commitment to the community, and encouragement the leadership potential of women during the Anchorage ATHENA Society luncheon, held from noon to 1:30 p.m. on April 5 at the Dena'ina Center. One Anchorage ATHENA Society Award recipient will also be announced. Reservations are required and available online at Anchoragechamber.org, or by calling 272-2401.
"This year's newest members to the Anchorage ATHENA Society are truly an asset to Anchorage's business community and we are honored to announce them," said Sami Glascott, president of the Anchorage Chamber. "Each has excelled in helping 'Advance Business,' not just in their individual professions, but within the community and by continuing to inspire others to achieve great success."
The Anchorage ATHENA Society is a program of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce and a local chapter of ATHENA International, an organization dedicated in encouraging the potential of women as valued members and leaders of the business community. There are 224 members of the Anchorage ATHENA Society to date.
The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business organization with more than 1,200 members representing 70,000 employees. For businesses interested in membership, annual fees are based on the type of organization and number of full-time year-round employees. More information about the Anchorage Chamber and the Anchorage ATHENA Society is available at Anchoragechamber.org, or by calling 272-2401.
Posted: March 16, 2010