Women of Achievement

Every year, Garden State Council honors one woman from each of the six counties we serve whose life and works exemplify the ideals of the Scout Oath and Law. In addition, we honor one woman Scouter who has made a major impact in the lives of Scouts in South Jersey.

2023 Women of Achievement Honorees

Burlington County

Kristi Howell

Logo for the Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Camden County

Lavinia Awosanya

logo for the food bank of south jersey

Cape May County

Camille E. Fitzmartin

Cumberland County

Tyrese Gould Jacinto

Gloucester County

Catherine Allen-Carlozo

HFM Investment Advisors, LLC

Salem County

Sue Ann Leighty

Woman Scouter of the Year

Pat Leth

2023 Event Information

12th Annual Women of Achievement Awards

Reception and Dinner

to benefit South Jersey youth served by the character-building programs of the 

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Auletto Caterers

Wine Cellar Reception, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner and Program, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

2023 Event Program Book

Sponsorship and Tribute Opportunities

Sponsorships, Tribute ads, individual tickets, and contributions to Scouting can all be ordered through our online portal. Click each option below to expand its details. If you would prefer to place your reservation offline, please contact us via email: special-events@gardenstatescouting.org

Sponsorship Packages

Includes 16 guests, listing on event website, 3 social media mentions and during the event presentation, a full-page color ad in the program booklet.

Includes 12 guests, listing on event website, 2 social media mentions and during the event presentation, a full-page color ad in the program booklet.

Includes 8 guests, listing on event website, 1 social media mention and during the event presentation, a full-page color ad in the program booklet.

Includes 4 guests, listing on event website, 1 social media mention and during the event presentation, a full-page color ad in the program booklet.

Includes 8 guests, and mention during the event presentation.

Tributes and Tickets

Includes a full-page, color ad measuring a standard sheet, 8.5 x 11 inches

Includes a half-page, color ad measuring 8.5 w x 5 h inches

Includes a quarter-page ad measuring 3.5 w x 5 h inches

Tax-deductible portion is $75.

Past Honorees of the Garden State Council Women of Achievement Award

Searchable table of our past Women of Achievement honorees:

2012CamdenPatriciaPurdyPresidentSouthern New Jersey Council, Boy Scouts of America
2012Cape MayLyndaPagliughiFirst LadyAvalon, NJ
2012CumberlandMarleneZAsseltaPresidentSouthern New Jersey Development Council
2012GloucesterPamelaSClarkSecretary and TreasurerCetteri & Connell Insurance
2012SalemJulieAActonFreeholder DirectorSalem County
2013BurlingtonAmyRWebbPrincipal & CEOSaratoga Benefit Services, LLC
2013CamdenDebraRosenEsqPartnerArcher & Greiner, LLC
2013Cape MayMauraMcMahonMcMahon Agency
2013CumberlandLouiseBertacchiChairVineland Downtown District
2013GloucesterNinaSSorelliCPA, CFEPartnerBowman & Company, LLP
2013SalemJoyceSkradzinskiExecutive DirectorSouth Jersey Chapter, American Red Cross
2014BurlingtonMary AnnBoccoliniPresident & CEOSamaritan Healthcare & Hospice
2014CamdenStaceyJSinclairEsqChief Operating OfficerArcher & Greiner, P.C.
2014Cape MayMaryanneAdamsPresident & CEOAvalon Flooring
2014CumberlandGailMarinoPresident & CEOBay Atlantic Federal Credit Union
2014GloucesterLyndaLHinkleEsqAttorney at LawLaw Office of Lynda L. Hinkle
2014SalemTammyMaciochaMajor AccountsSouth Jersey Gas
2015BurlingtonPegKnightRNPhilanthropy ChairAmerican Red Cross
2015CamdenJuneASernakExecutive DirectorAmerican Red Cross
2015Cape MayVickiTClarkPresidentCape May County Chamber of Commerce
2015CumberlandKathleenNortonGallaherVice PresidentTD Bank
2015GloucesterMichelleGollapalliVice President of Development, Executive DirectorKennedy Health Care Foundation
2015SalemLindaDuBoisPE/Health Teacher / Township Committee MemberPittsgrove Middle School / Pittsgrove Township
2016BurlingtonJenniferStarkeyVice President, Relationship ManagerTD Bank
2016CamdenTishColombiFormer MayorHaddonfield
2016Cape MayRonnieTownSenior Public Affairs ManagerAtlantic City Electric
2016CumberlandPamelaAnnSjogrenChair, Board of TrusteesCumberland County College / Whibco, Inc.
2016GloucesterBarbaraWallaceMayorWashington Township
2016SalemLt. Col. GwynParris-AtwellNurse PractitionerKennedy Health
2017BurlingtonMary AnnO'BrienSurrogateBurlington County
2017CamdenAdrienneKirbyPhDPresident & CEOCooper University Health Care
2017Cape MayNancyCleaverSenior Vice President & Chief Lending OfficerCrest Savings Bank
2017CumberlandTammyGarrisonSenior Account Executive, Territorial Sales ManagerSouth Jersey Energy Company
2017GloucesterLt. Col. BarbaraMcCormickMSN, RN, CENKennedy Health
2017SalemBJAyarsTechnical Analyst, Emergency PreparednessPSEG Nuclear, LLC
2018BurlingtonSharonMHammelChief Retail OfficerRepublic Bank
2018CamdenDebraPDiLorenzoPresident & CEOChamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey
2018Cape MayE. MarieHayesFreeholderCape May County
2018CumberlandShirleyJSeverAdjunct Professor / Retired Sales & MarketingCumberland County College
2018GloucesterJenniferYoungExternal Affairs, Southern New JerseyVerizon
2018SalemNickiBurkeSurrogateSalem County
2019BurlingtonFeliciaHopsonFreeholderBurlington County
2019CamdenJoccolaTThomasAssistant Vice President of Business DevelopmentSouth Jersey Federal Credit Union
2019Cape MayDr. BarbaraGabaPresidentAtlanticCape Community College
2019CumberlandDr. ShellySchneiderInterim SuperintendentMillville Public Schools
2019GloucesterLisaCarneyAgency OwnerFarmers Insurance
2019SalemCeilSmithExecutive Director, SCC FoundationSalem Community College
2020BurlingtonBridgetWieseVice President, Senior Store ManagerRepublic Bank
2020CamdenDr. HeleneBurnsSenior Vice President and Chief Nursing OfficerJefferson Health
2020Cape MayMelanieColletteSpeaker, ConsultantMoneyTalk with Melanie
2020CumberlandVeronicaSergiacomiSafety SpecialistAtlantic City Electric
2020GloucesterPatriciaDClaghornEdDDean, Business StudiesRowan College of South Jersey
2020SalemElizabeth"Betsy"HarrisCo-OwnerCow Town Rodeo and Farmer's Market
2021BurlingtonAnneCarusoManagerFirst Choice Business Brokers
2021CamdenChristinaRennaPresident and CEOChamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey
2021Cape MayJoanne CarrocinoPresident and CEOCape Regional Health System
2021CumberlandMinervaAlvaradoDevelopment DirectorSERVPRO
2021GloucesterJoanneConnorChief of StaffRowan University
2021SalemTheresaWidgerStakeholder Outreach SpecialistPSEG Nuclear
2022BurlingtonDr. TiffaniAWorthyCEO & Board ChairAll Things are Possible Foundation
2022CamdenBettyMaulPresidentFrontEnd Graphics
2022Cape MayDeniseBecksonVP of Government Affairs and Human ResourcesMorey's Piers
2022CumberlandChristyDiLeonardoDivision Director, Business Services & Workforce DevelopmentCumberland County Department of Workforce Development
2022GloucesterRobinWaltonSenior Vice President of Government and External AffairsInspiraHealth
2022Salem ElaineDunnerDirector of Business Development and MarketingPennsville National Bank
2023BurlingtonKristiHowellCEOBurlington Regional Chamber of Commerce
2023CamdenLaviniaAwosanyaChief Development OfficerFood Bank of South Jersey
2023Cape MayCamilleE. FitzmartinAdministrative ManagerPennoni
2023CumberlandTyreseGouldJacintoCEOCohanzick Native Reserve
2023GlousterCatherineAllen-CarlozoFinancial AdvisorHFM Investment Advisors LLC
2023SalemSueAnnLeightyExecutive DirectorHabitat for Humanity, Salem County

Searchable table of our past Woman Scouters of the Year honorees:

YearFirst NameLast Name
2020Carol James