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Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women
to Honor Pinnacle Award Winners at May 20 Reception
The Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women
will honor seven 2015 Pinnacle Award recipients at a reception May
20, at 4 p.m. in the 15th Floor boardroom of Tulsa's City
Hall, 175 E. 2nd St.
Mayor Dewey F. Bartlett Jr. will present the winners with their
awards, which recognize outstanding Tulsa-area women who are role
models and demonstrate a commitment to issues that affect women and
children. A catered reception, sponsored by Hall Estill, will be
held immediately following the ceremony.
"It's important that we honor our community leaders who have
distinguished themselves through achievement in their areas of
expertise," Mayor Bartlett said. "Through the Pinnacle Awards, we
can show our young women in Tulsa some excellent examples of what
they can aspire to in the future."
Carmela Hill, co-chairman of the Pinnacle Awards and a previous
Pinnacle winner, said, "I consider it a very high honor to help
bestow this award on other deserving women in our community."
The 2015 Pinnacle Award recipients and their respective areas of
achievement are listed below:
- Arts and Humanities: Jean Neal - Administrative Coordinator,
John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Center
- Community Service: Joyce Bright - Retired Director, Salvation
Army North Mabee Center
- Corporate: Meredith Siegfried - CEO, Nordam
- Education: Allyson Watson, PhD - Assistant Dean, Northeast
State University College of Education
- Health: Jan Slater - Executive Director, Oklahoma Center for
- Rising Star: Kaylee Morrison - student
- Reducing Female Incarceration: Sheri Curry - volunteer
instructor, David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center
The Pinnacle Award for "Reducing Female Incarceration" is a new
award and was added to emphasize the work of the Mayor's Commission
on the Status of Women in this area. For the past two years, the
Commission has chosen female incarceration as its area of
The Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women was established in
1985 to provide women with a voice in government on issues that
affect women, children and families in Tulsa.
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