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IBR names 2008 Idaho Women of the Year 

The Idaho Business Review has announced its 2008 Idaho Women of the Year honorees. The 50 women will be featured in a glossy magazine publishing in the IBR on March 10, and honored at an awards dinner, beginning with a 6:30 p.m. cocktail reception, on March 13 at the Boise Centre on the Grove.

The awards dinner is open to the public. Individual tickets are $60. A table sponsorship with 10 tickets is available for $700. Reservations can be made by calling Kathryn Rhead at 639-3520 or e-mailing her at kathryn.rhead@idahobusiness.net.

Here’s the list of this year’s recipients:

• Rouchelle Abrahamson, executive director/executive chef, Life’s Kitchen

• Judy Aitken, answer center manager, PERSI

• Candice Allphin, vice president and regional district manager, U.S. Bank

• Susannah Arnim, human resource officer, Women & Children’s Alliance

• Nancy Bergmann, program manager – tech-based economic development, Idaho National Laboratory/Technology Partnership

• Laurie Bower, faculty, University of Phoenix/George Fox University

• Karen Bubb, interim executive director and public arts manager, Boise City Arts Commission

• Elaine Carpenter, co-owner, Carpenter Screen Printing

• Nancy Caspersen, president and CEO, Quit and Live

• Jane Cliff, owner/vice president, Ethan Allen Home Interiors

• Lanie Compton, assistant to the president, Idaho Trust National Bank

• Patty Coulter, escrow manager, TitleOne Corp.

• Kris Cronin, co-owner, Zou 75 Restaurant

• Megan Crouch, program director, The Bridge (a program of Children’s Home Society of Idaho)

• Lyn Darrington, partner, The Gallatin Group

Deborah Ferguson, assistant U.S. attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Idaho • Lori Fisher, executive director, J.A. & Kathryn Albertson Foundation

• Jessica Flynn, communications manager, Tamarack Resort

• Nicole Hancock, corporate counsel, Syngenta Seeds

• Tammy Hanks, executive director, Minidoka Health Care Foundation

• Katherine Hansen, executive director, Community Partnerships of Idaho

• Alisha Havens, executive director of foundation, Mercy Medical Center

• Kit Herndon, relocation coordinator, Peasley Transfer & Storage

• Amy Herzfeld, executive director, Idaho Human Rights Education Center

• Theresia Kituku, owner/executive director, Born to Succeed Early Care & Education Center

• Paula Landholm Kluksdal, partner, Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley

• Becky Logue, president/founder, Beckmer Products

• Laurel MacKinnon, owner, The MacKinnon Group & Market Limone

• Jennifer Matoske, development director, Project Patch

• Pam McBride, grants coordinator, Clearwater Valley & St. Mary’s Hospital & Clinics

• Dr. Lisa McClain, associate professor, Department of History, Boise State University

• Theresa McLeod, assistant to the mayor for special projects, City of Boise Mayor’s Office

• Sondra McMindes, president, Children’s Therapy Place

• Natalie Camacho Mendoza, solo practitioner, Camacho Mendoza Law

• Karen Meyer, owner, Handyman Connection

• Kelly Miller, legal director, Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

• Deborah Nelson, partner, Givens Pursley

• Lorene Oates, event director – sponsor services, St. Luke’s Women’s Fitness Celebration

• Teri Ottens, owner, Association Management Solutions

• Mary Pridmore, director of community and real estate development, Neighborhood Housing Services

• Amanda Rimbey, corporate education liaison, University of Phoenix

• Ruth Romero, owner, Ruth Romero Personal Stylist

• Cathy Silak, CEO, Idaho Community Foundation

• Lisa Steele, director, Neighborhood Housing Services

• Joan Stephens, president and owner, Stronghold Remodeling

• Lynn Viner, program director, Idaho Youth Ranch

• Deanna Watson, executive director, Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority

• Dr. Denise Wingett, associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Boise State University

• Sarah Woodley, president, Business Psychology Associates

• Stephanie Worrell, president, Worrell Communications

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