• sunset.jpg
  • 2022 Jefferson County Community Leadership Awards Finalists Announced

    • Share:

    The Chamber of Jefferson County is pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s Community Leadership Awards being held in person on May 21st from 4-6pm at the Resort at Port Ludlow. The awards will honor the following community leaders: in no specific order:

    Business Leader of the Year Award

    Rob Birman, Centrum
    Steve Goldenbogen, Whistlestop Toys|
    Nancy Karam, Korean Women’s Association

    Rising Entrepreneur Award
    Kat Murphy, Katfish Salmon Company
    Brent & Wendy Davis, Lila’s Kitchen & Brent Davis Construction|
    Jaime Jaynes, Vespertine Boutique

    Young Professional of the Year Award
    Dr. Allison Berry, Jefferson & Clallam County Public Health Officer
    Crystal Manly, Quilcene Culinary Arts & Brinnon Fire Department

    Future Business Leader Award (youth)
    Eugenia Phillips Frank, Chimacum High School
    Akira Anderson, Chimacum High School
    Ezra Cook, Port Townsend High School
    Sean Boone, Quilcene High School

    Citizen of the Year Award
    Michelle Sandoval, Windermere Real Estate, past Mayor of Port Townsend
    Dr. Allison Berry, Jefferson & Clallam Public Health Officer
    Ariel Speser, past Councilmember City of Port Townsend, Assistant Attorney General representing the State of Washington in Jefferson & Clallam Counties
    Barb Trailer, Northwest Maritime Center
    David Codier, Jefferson County Emergency Management

    The Awards event, honoring our local heroes, is produced by the Chamber in conjunction with our sponsors and community partners the Port Townsend Leader, Port of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, the City of Port Townsend including early-bird sponsors: Award Sponsors; Jefferson Land Trust & 7 Cedars; Platinum: Eagle Pipe & Heating; Gold:  Jefferson County PUD, Kitsap Bank, New American Funding, Northwest Maritime Center, The Business Guides; Silver: Windermere Real Estate, Wallyworks Enterprises, Victoria Place, Terrapin Architecture, Quilcene School District, Peninsula Legal Secretarial Service, Home Instead of Clallam & Jefferson Counties, Faber Feinson, PLLC, Centrum Foundation, Mr. Richard Tucker, and Fredrickson Electric Inc.

    Please join us in honoring the contributions of these nominees and all our community heroes at this event.  Tickets are available on the Chamber website at jeffcountychamber.org/events with a contribution from ticket sales to be donated to the Community Development Fund providing business scholarships and grants to Jefferson County entrepreneurs and businesses.