Lakeshore ATHENA

2017 ATHENA Nomination Form

The Lakeshore ATHENA Award is presented annually to recognize individuals who demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in their business or profession, provide valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community, actively assist women in realizing their full leadership potential and exhibits the spirit of regional collaboration.

The Lakeshore ATHENA Awards Program is a collaboration of the Lakeshore Chambers – The Chamber Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg, Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce, and Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce.

2017 Lakeshore Athena Luncheon

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Event Schedule:
Registration: 11:30am
Luncheon: 12pm -1:30pm
Trillium Catering & Event Center
17246 VanWagoner Rd.
Spring Lake, MI 49456



2017 ATHENA Nominee Finalists
Liz DeLaLuz – Greater Ottawa County United Way
Darcy Komejan – Children’s Advocacy Center
Reyna Masko – Ottawa County
Geri McCaleb – City of Grand Haven Mayor
Jennifer Owens – Lakeshore Advantage
Kelly Springer – Metal Flow Corporation
Rachel Terpstra – Gielow Groom Terpstra & McEvoy, PLC
Mirka Wilderer – Evoqua Water Technologies

2017 ATHENA Young Professional Nominee Finalists
Elizabeth Carson – The Shoreline Center
Stefanie Herder – Grand Haven Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Colleen Hill – Huntington Bank
Elizabeth Kidd – Community Foundation of the Holland / Zeeland Area
Nicole Paquette – Community Foundation of the Holland / Zeeland Area


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Sarah Lewakowski Chair, TCM Counseling
Jennifer Scofield Vice Chair, Shoreline Vision
Michele Chaney Past Chair, Consumers Credit Union
Alicia Carrasco Meijer 988
Annie Baarman Michigan West Coast Chamber
Bari S. Johnson The Stanton Group
Cindy Acterhoff PNC Bank
Claudia Berry Founding Member at Large
Diane Hyland Member at Large
Dwana Thompson City of Muskegon
Kris Collee Age Well Services of West Michigan
Pamela Blake The Chamber Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg
Rachel Stewart Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce
Stacey Holt Smile Grand Haven


First Tuesday of the Month, at 3:30, at the Grand Haven Chamber


Pat Shafer, 231-722-3751