MAY 15, 2019 | 12-1:30 PM
Nominations FOR 2019 LeaderLuncheon Honorees
For 41 years, YWCA O‘ahu has honored women who have demonstrated leadership and made a difference in our community. We invite you to nominate an outstanding woman to be recognized at 2019 LeaderLuncheon.
Women selected will exemplify the following qualities:
Is female and a resident of Hawai‘i;
Must embody YWCA Oahu's mission through their empowerment of women and the community;
Is a role model, creates opportunities, and/or advocates for the advancement of women and girls;
Is a leader in her community; and
Attend the 42nd Annual LeaderLuncheon event on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
Participate in pre- and post-event promotional activities.
Expectations of nominators:
Attend the Honorees' meet-and-greet gathering to be held in early March;
Recruit Honorees's family, friends and colleagues to sponsor tables at 2019 LeaderLuncheon.
Nominations must include:
Completed nomination form (click here to download a fillable form).
Nomination essay which addresses the following:
How the nominee meets the qualities of a YWCA Honoree (see qualities above);
Additional information that makes the nominee worthy of selection.
Affiliation or relationship to the YWCA, if any.
Two letters of support.
Optional: newspaper or magazine article, photos, or other documents about the nominee. Note that these materials will not be returned.
All of the above (items 1-4) must not exceed 10 one-sided pages (8.5 x 11 inches).
*Note: A checklist has been provided for assistance (click here to download a fillable form).
All applications must be received in full by 4:00pm HST, Friday, November 16, 2018.
Completed application must include YWCA O‘ahu nomination form, nomination essay, two letters of support, and any additional optional support documents (e.g., news articles). Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or mail/hand-deliver to:
1040 Richards Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Announcement of Honorees will be made by February 2019.
For questions and more information, contact Cecilia Fong at email@example.com or call 808.695.2620.
YWCA O‘ahu LeaderLuncheon Academy
2018: Julie Arigo, Catherine Ngo, Ginny Tiu, Loretta Luke Yajima
2017: Bettina Mehnert, Connie Mitchell, Susan Murray, Crystal Rose
2016: Marilyn Lee, Helen Nakano, Donna Tanoue, Betty White
2015: Mary M. Cooke, Kathryn W. Inouye, Laura Smith, Candice Suiso
2014: Marilyn M. Moniz-Kaho'ohanohano, Karen Radius, Cecile D. Sebastian, Helen N. Wai
2013: Dee Jay Mailer, Paula R. Rath, Lorenn Walker, Sylvia H. Yuen
2012: Belinda A. Aquino, Lucy M. Gay, Ann H. Kobayashi, Betty Lou Larson, Shelley Wilson
2011: Vicky Cayetano, Colleen E. Minami, Suzanne Chun Oakland, Catherine H. Payne, Linda Rosario
2010: Violeta Arnobit, Faye Kennedy, Nancy Kreidman, Nola Nahulu, Leslie Wilcox
2009: Erlinda M. Cachola, Suzanne Case, Anna Elento-Sneed, Signe A. Godfrey, Marsha Graham, Janice Kalanihuia, Melody K. Mackenzie, Diane J. Plotts, Virginia M. Pressler, Indru Watumull
2008: Connie C. Chun, Gwen Pacarro, Donnis Thompson, Jenai Wall
2006: Adelia C. Chung, Ku Kahakalau, Faye W. Kurren, Mary Bea Porter-King
2005: Christine Camp Friedman, Tyrie L. Jenkins, Carol Ai May, Coral W. Pietsch
2004: Louise K. Ing, Lynn Maunakea, Victoria Schneider
2003: Naleen Andrade, Carol McNamee, Jean E. Rolles
2002: Sandra A. Fong, Caroline Ward Oda, Ph.D., Nalani Olds
2001: Clarice Cornett, Marivic G. Dar, Alice F. Guild
2000: Julia Frohlich, Francine Gries, Patti J. Lyons
1999: Catherine Lagareta, Maile Meyer, Jo Ann Moe
1998: Gail F. Breakey, Lynn M. Watanabe, Sharon Weiner
1997: Lynne Johnson, Beatrice K. Kraus, Rose Nakamura
1996: Lucile M. Abreu, Joan M. Bickson, Estelle Kelley
1995: Diane E. Chang, Sharon S. McPhee, Rell Sunn
1994: Viola E. Dolman, Sharon C. Mahoe, Jackie Young
1993: Gladys K. Ainoa Brandt, Margaret Oda, Cherye R. Pierce
1992: Barbara C. Anthony, Momi Waihee Cazimero, Constance H. Lau, Patricia Saiki
1991: Doris M. Ching, Beatrice K. Dawson, Noel Irwin-Hentschel, Carole Kai Onouye, Lynne Waihee
1990: Suzanne Haunani Apoliona, Ellen G. Carson, Myra R. Immings, Esther E. Park, Joyce Richards, Ann B. Simpson, Joyce S. Tsunoda, Won Hee K. You, Marti L. Young
1989: Amefil Agbayani, Irmgard Farden Aluli, Penny Bradley, Ines Cayaban, Marye Deming, Lisa Hashimoto, Elizabeth W. Takahashi
1988: Linda Coble, Kathryn Lucktenberg, Ruth M. Ono, Jane Renfro Smith, Judy Sobin
1987: Harriet Bouslog, Winifred Buckley, Clorinda L. Lucas, Patsy T. Mink, Mary K. Pukui, Barbara Tanabe, Mililani Trask
1986: Naomi Campbell, Janice M. Hamby, Jeannette P. Hereniko, Fran G. Hill, Karen T. Nakamura, Elizabeth L. Takao
1985: Lucille Breneman, Denby Fawcett, Joan Lee Husted, Marion G. Saunders, Martha T. Torney, Lynne Wikoff, Lily K. Yao
1984: Barbara Dew, Shelby A. Floyd, Melani Granfors, Ah Quon McElrath, May Moir, Harriet O'Sullivan
1983: Beebe Freitas, Lucile Moore, Myrtle Schattenburg, Emme Tomimbang, Edith H. Wolfe
1982: Ann B. Catts, Lois Taylor Clarke, Nancy Corbett, Betty Hemphill, Maureen Keleher
1980: Sharon Bintliff, Mealii N. Kalama, Shimeji Kanazawa, Andrea L. Simpson, Janice Wolf
1979: Mary G.F. Bitterman, Dorothy K. Ching, Billie Hauge, Laila Twigg-Smith, Betty M. Vitousek
1978: Cobey Black, Juliette M. Fraser, Betty F. Hirozawa, Adrienne Kaeppler, Dorothy Shimer
1977: Barbara Joan Edwards, Monta Kinney, Nora M. Kurosu, Audrey Mertz, Patricia Putman
Previously Honored Organizations
Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing • Alu Like, Inc. • American Savings Bank • American Trust Co. of Hawaii, Inc. • Aston Hotels & Resorts, Hawaii • Belt Collins Hawaii • Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii • Group 70 International, Inc. • Hawaii Pacific University • Hawaii Women Lawyers • Kaiser Permanente • Kamehameha Schools • Kapi‘olani Medical Center • KHNL TV, Channel 13 • KNDI 1270 AM • La Pietra Hawaii School for Girls • McDonald's Restaurants of Hawaii • Na Loio • Office Pavilion • Pioneer Federal Savings Bank • Rainbow Wahine Volleyball Team • Sacred Hearts Academy • St. Andrew's Priory • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers