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Athena Women of the Year

The following are past Women of the Year Award recipients who have demonstrated clear and sustained dedication to women’s professional enhancement at the University of Idaho.

2018

Summer Howard, Customer Service Lead, Parking and Transportation Services
Laura Holyoke, Associate Professor, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Barbara Petty, Associate Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

2017

Evelina Arevalos-Martinez, Director, College Assistance Migrant Program
Christine Moffitt, Professor and Assistant Unit Leader, Idaho Cooperative, Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

2016

Cori-Mantle Bromley, Dean of the College of Education (retired)
Mary D. Stout, Assistant to the Provost & Executive Vice President
Holly Wichman, University Distinguished Professor, Biological Sciences and Director, Center for Modeling Complex Interactions

2015

Dr. Jodi Johnson-Maynard, Professor, Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences

2014

Angelique Eaglewoman, Associate Professor of Law
Sally Graves Machlis, Professor and Program Chair, Art & Design
Ellen McKenzie
, Management Assistant, College of Art & Architecture

2013

Jeanne Stevenson, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Monique Lillard, Associate Professor of Law
Jennie Hall, Assistant to the Dean, College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences

2012

Elizabeth Barker Brandt, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and James R. Wilson Distinguished Professor of Law
Brenda Helbling, Executive Assistant to the Provost
Carmen Suarez, Director of Human Rights, Access and Inclusion.

2011

Heather Shea Gasser, Director of the Women's Center

2010

Debbie Storrs, Associate Dean of the College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Lynn Baird, Dean of the Library
Patty Houle, Executive Assistant to the President

2009

Karen Guilfoyle, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
Charlotte Eberlein, Associate Vice President for University Extension, and Director of UI Extension
Joyce Davidson, Customer Support Manager, Information Technology Services

2008

No awards given.

2007

Nancy Young, Associate Professor, Reference Librarian
Nilsa Bosque-Perez, Professor, Entomology - PSES
Margrit von Braun, Dean, Graduate School

2006

Kathe Gabel, Professor, School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Nancy Wanamaker, Director, School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Leslee Yaryan, Assistant to the President

2005

Janice Fletcher, Professor, Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Linda Morris, Provost, University of Idaho Provost's Office
Betsy Thomas, Job Locator/Counselor, Student Financial Aid

2004

Mary DuPree, Professor, Lionel Hampton School of Music
JoEllen Force, Department Head and Professor, Department of Forest Resources
Reta Pikowsky, Registrar, University of Idaho Registrar's Office

2003

Katherine Aiken, Professor, History Department
Sandra Haarsager, Associate Dean, College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
Kay Keskinen, Database Manager, Information Technology Services
*A special recognition award was also given to Georgia Yuan, a long time Athena member who was leaving to serve as counsel for Smith College.

2002

Linda Kirk Fox, Director, Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Joanne Reece, Assistant Vice President, Facilities