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Woman of the Year nomination form
Women in Industry Woman of the Year Award
The Women in Industry Division’s Woman of the Year award recognizes women who have demonstrated excellence in leading, motivating, and developing others within the pulp, paper, tissue, packaging and related industries. She has had an impact on those around her and has motivated and developed others around her.
Nominees should have demonstrated the following qualities:
LEADERSHIP: Has demonstrated excellent leadership skills within their company, community and/or volunteer activities. Leading by example.
IMPACT: Has had a visible and/or tangible impact on fellow employees, whether subordinates or others within their company, through actions or activities.
DEVELOPING OTHERS: Has been dedicated to mentoring within or outside of her company, provided support for rising professionals, and been actively engaged in career coaching.
PRESENCE: Possesses visibility within their organization or field, demonstrates high integrity in actions and words, and portrays an image of strength and confidence that inspires.
Requirements for Selection:
An individual employed in the pulp, paper, board, tissue or related industry
The nomination form must be submitted by December 4, 2019.
Selection and Presentation:
The Women of the Year is selected by the Women in Industry Executive Council and the Women in Industry Celebrating Women Leaders Subcommittee. The awardee will be named in late winter of the following year with the award presented in the spring at PaperCon.
2017 Nicki Slusser, Jackson Paper Manufacturing Company
2018 Nickie Parker, WestRock
2019 Kathy Buckman Gibson
Download the Woman of the Year nomination form. To place a nomination, please send completed form to the Awards Department at [email protected], fax to +1-770-446-6947, or mail to TAPPI, ATTN: Awards, 15 Technology Parkway South, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 by December 4, 2019.
The Division Leadership and Service Award
The Division Leadership and Service Award is intended to recognize an individual for outstanding leadership and exceptional service to the Women in Industry Division which have resulted in significant and demonstrable benefits to the Division's members.
2018 Heather B. Jennings, Probiotic Solutions