LeadHERship Awards

NOMINATION FORM

The RiverBend Growth Association will soon be taking nominations for its 4th annual awards that will be announced during the LeadHership Seminar on September 15, 2023.  The LeadHership awards ceremony will include the acknowledgment of professional women in the RiverBend area with a 2023 LeadHership Inspire Award and one special recipient of the 2023 RBGA LeadHership Empowerment Award.

Please nominate a deserving woman in your workplace.

Nominations are open until August 15, 2023.

Award Winners (2023)

  • Crystal Officer, Beverly Farm Foundation (EMPOWERMENT)
  • Lindsey Herron, Wood River Public Library (INSPIRE)
  • Kristen Burns, Budget Signs & City of Wood River (INSPIRE)

Award Winners (2022)

  • Tammy Iskarous, Riverbend Family Ministries (EMPOWERMENT)
  • Katie Johnson, West Star Aviation (INSPIRE)
  • Takisha Walker, American Water Works Service Company, Inc. (INSPIRE)

Award Winners (2021)

  • Toni Corona, Madison County Health Dept. (EMPOWERMENT)
  • Dr. Kristie Baumgartner, Alton Comm. Unit School District 11 (INSPIRE)
  • Dr. Manpreet Sandhu, OSF Healthcare (INSPIRE)

Inaugural Award Winners (2020)

  • Cameo Holland, City of Alton (EMPOWERMENT)
  • Emily Hejna, Alton Police Dept (INSPIRE)
  • Carrie Cohan, Madison County Child Advocacy Center (INSPIRE)
  • Karen Cooper, Illinois American Water (INSPIRE)
  • Sheena Whitehead, American Cancer Society (INSPIRE)

THANK YOU FOR YOUR NOMINATION.

The award winners will be selected by an internal committee and awarded during the LeadHership Seminar on September 15, 2023.

If you would like to attend this event, register HERE.

2023 EMPOWERMENT AWARD WINNER

Tammy Iskarous

Riverbend Family Ministries

    2023 INSPIRE AWARD WINNER

    Katie Johnson

    West Star Aviation

    2023 INSPIRE AWARD WINNER

    Takisha Walker

    American Water Works Resources

      2021 EMPOWERMENT AWARD WINNER

      Toni Corona

      Madison County Health Dept.

        2021 INSPIRE AWARD WINNER

        Dr. Kristie Baumgartner

        Alton Comm. Unit School District 11

          2021 INSPIRE AWARD WINNER

          Dr. Manpreet Sandhu

          OSF Healthcare

            INAUGURAL EMPOWERMENT AWARD WINNER (2020)

            Cameo Holland

            City of Alton