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Women of Influence Awards 2019

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


The Cold Lake Women of Influence Committee is comprised of a group of local women who have come together to honour the various ways that women enhance and invigorate the Cold Lake community. Specifically, we are seeking to recognize women who use their individual strengths and abilities to further themselves, their families, their organizations and our community. WOI Committee includes women from various professions who fill many different roles within the community. We recognize the multitude of ways in which women contribute to make Cold Lake the successful, flourishing community it is.

2019 Nominees

  • Brittany Tucker
  • Brooke Cory
  • Michelle Coulter
  • Victoria Sparklingeyes
  • Brenda Brouwer
  • Cathy Harvey
  • Alexis Corbin
  • Jena Colbourne
  • Jhoana Patularu
  • Chantel Axani-Rawlake
  • Amanda Mahe
  • Chera Clements
  • Michelle Quiban
  • Heather Henson
  • Natalie Cooze
  • Nada Chehayeb
  • Cassandra Newton
  • Cari Cain
  • Pateresa Winter
  • Mary Anne Penner
  • Linn Penner
  • Lori Hamel
  • Gail Hiar
  • Viola McNeil
  • Megan Hawley
  • Alisha Zadko
  • Dawn Cerson Weber
  • Tyla Tong
  • Susie Fraser O’Connor
  • Evelyn McCowan
  • Nada Chehayeb
  • Debbie Marcellus
  • Blaise (Cheryl) Hunter
  • Kimberley Cooseman
  • Caitlyn Blake
  • Anna Deliganis
  • Lisa Long
  • Cassandra Newton
  • Tracey Belsher
  • Teresa Petit
  • Lee VonGrad
  • Katherine Hodges
  • Danika Desaulniers
  • Elaine Wall
  • Blaise (Cheryl) Hunter
  • Candice Sutterfield
  • Leslie Mendez
  • Kelly Eagles
  • Valerie Grau
  • TJ Unger
  • Andrea Salzl
  • Kimberley Coosemans
  • Elaine Wall
  • Kaye Lewis
  • Nicole Grolux
  • Lillian Balazs
  • Edith Claybert
  • Andie Walker
  • Maria Thiel



This award celebrates the achievements of a woman who has demonstrated artistic achievements or contributions to the cultural community. She has cultivated greater visability and understanding of the value of the arts or worked to preserve and share her culture. She has encourages excellence and built new leadership within her sphere and has inspired others to appreciate and share artistic and cultural endeavors.


This award celebrates the achievements of a woman who is successful within an established organization or her own business. She is a positive influence in her workplace and profession and has been identified as a trend setter by her peers. She has exhibited extraordinary leadership and growth to achieve her goals.


This award celebrates the achievements of a woman whose efforts have contributed to the well-being of her community and fellow community members. She exemplifies the spirit of community service, demonstrates exemplary initiative, leadership and creativity in her service to others. She serves as a role model for others in the community and inspires others to engage in the volunteer service. She improves the overall quality of life of individuals and the community as a whole.


This award celebrates the achievements of a woman who contributes to the mental and/or physical health of our community, either through employment or volunteerism. This is a woman who sets a positive example for wellness and encourages others to lead a healthy, balanced lifestyle. She is energetic, positive and encouraging and inspires others to be the same.


This award celebrates the achievements of a woman who has made significant contributions to the science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) sector. She has demonstrated innovation, curiosity and creativity in making a positive contribution to her individual field. She also engages with and communicates her practice to a broader community. Her contributions to the scientific and technological communities improve and evolve our society and she inspires future generations of women in science.


This award celebrates the achievements of a young woman (aged 19 and under) who is an inspirational role model in her

academic achievements or community building. She  demonstrates a capacity to influence and act as a catalyst for change. She represents a new generation of leaders in advocating for and giving a voice to younger women and their concerns.


This award celebrates a woman who has actively sought to influence the community in a positive way by starting something different or new in her later years. The focus isn’t on past accomplishments or lifetime achievements, but on new accomplishments in which she is achieving excellence. She has demonstrated that a woman of any age can bring about change by actively seeking new ways to contribute to the good in society. Her life serves as an example of the benefits of active aging while helping to dispel the negative stereotypes of older age.


This award celebrates the achievements of a woman who has the tenacity, energy and fortitude to seek success for themselves, their employees and their communities. She has demonstrated outstanding leadership both with her company (organization) and her market, set the standards for originality, quality and successful management. She is a mentor, visionary, a leader, a successful woman and in all elements a trailblazer in her field. The Overall Woman of Influence will be selected by the Judging Committee from all of the nominations received.

Keynote Speakers


March 8
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Cold Lakek Energy Centre
7825 51 street
Cold Lake, Alberta Canada
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