Awards

THE BARBARA L. MIMS DISTINGUISHED NURSE OF THE YEAR AWARD

To be awarded this honor, a nurse must meet the following criteria:

  • be a member of Summit and Portage District,
  • exemplify professional nursing,
  • be involved in the professional organization,
  • serve as a role model to others, and
  • be actively engaged in community activities.

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THE JEANETTE WOODING SERVICE AWARD

To be awarded this honor, a nurse must meet the following criteria:

  • be a member of Summit and Portage District,
  • participate(d) in committee and/or Board of Director work that brings positive recognition to Summit and Portage District.

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THE DOTTIE MARSH HEALTH POLICY AWARD

To be awarded this honor, a nurse must meet the following criteria:

  • Exemplify in-depth knowledge of and a sustained commitment to local, state and national health and healthcare policy issues, 
  • Work to inform nurses and other healthcare providers, legislators, and the general public regarding health and healthcare policy issues, 
  • Serve as a health policy advocate role model for other nurses, and 
  • Participate in SPDONA activities related to health policy issues/concerns.


Past Award Winners

 

Barbara L. Mims Distinguished Nurse of the Year Award Year Jeanette Wooding Service Award
Mary Calabro 2014 June Adams, Nancy McManus
Carol Korman 2013 Connie Stopper
Nancy McManus 2012 Johanna Edwards
Jane Soposky 2011 Karen Budd
Michael T. Klein 2010 Marlene Peoples
Gillian Solem 2009 Mary Calabro
Karen Budd 2008 Ann Kaser
Connie Stopper 2007 Sonta Robinson
Peggy Halter 2006 Liz Beisecker
Barbara Mims* 2005 Holly Klein
Linda Stemple 2004 Linda Riazi-Kermani
Beth McVan 2003 Davina Gosnell
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Rosalie Benchot 2001 Lyn Benedict
Johanna Edwards 2000 Harriet Reid
----- 1999 Linda Haskett
Joyce Powell 1998 Phyllis Just
Lyn Benedict 1997 Judith Kelley
Marlene Peoples 1996 Carolyn Gustafson
Kristine Gill 1995 Jim Gillespie
Mary Shaffer 1994 Juanita Graham
Dottie Marsh 1993 Barbara Proctor
Pat Smith 1992 Evajean Greenlun
Janet Holloway 1991 Joan Breza (Myers)  (first year awarded)
Gay Lindsay 1990
Alice Walter 1989



Clara Langseth 1960
Helen Carlson 1959
Mary J. Knapp 1958

 

*The Distinguished Nurse of the Year Award was issued posthumously and then renamed the Barbara L. Mims Distinguished Nurse of the Year Award.