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Women Grocers of America (WGA) invites you to nominate yourself or another exemplary female in the independent food sector for the 2023 WGA Woman of the Year Award. The Woman of the Year will be recognized for her accomplishments at the 2023 NGA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The prestigious WGA Woman of the Year Award was established by the WGA Board of Directors in 1996 to provide visible support and recognition to outstanding women in the independent grocer industry.
To nominate a colleague or yourself, please submit a 1 – 2 page document describing the following:
NOW Accepting Nominations! Submit an entry below.
Deadline for Entry: EXTENDED to December 16, 2022
2022: Suzanne Schmitz, Owner/Operator (SaveALot Retail Partner), Save A Lot
2021: Pamela Coy, Owner, Viking Village Foods
2020: Jennifer Graff, Perishable Director, Columbiana Foods
2019: Jan Gee, President and CEO, Washington Food Industry Association
2018: Kristi Magnuson-Nelson, President, Hugos Family Marketplace
2017: Cindy Sorensen, SVP of Business Development, Midwest Dairy Association
2016: Sheri Satterhite, Executive Vice President- Human Resources, Brookshire Grocery Company
2015: Barbara Wiest, Vice President, Communications & Events, IGA, Inc.
2014 Tammy Bailey, Owner, Baileys IGA
The 2023 Woman of the Year Award is generously sponsored by:
SUBMIT A NOMINATION