Women Who Make A Difference Honorees | Girl Scouts of Gateway Council
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Past Honorees

Women Who Make a Difference recognizes the influential women in the Gainesville area who positively impact and support their community.

1989-1995

1989
Ann Marie Rogers

1991
Dr. Portia L. Taylor

1992
Pauline O. Lawrence, Ph.D.
Roberta Giudice-Teller, DPM

1993
Audrey Schiebler*

1995
Glenna Brashear
Leveda Brown
Mary Ruth Elfe*
Vivian Filer
Beverly Hill
Martha Stark*

*Deceased

1996-2000

1996
Paige Allison
Marion Gilliland*
Pamela Green
Elizabeth Jones
Nancy Spikes
Rosa Williams

1997
Beverly Browning
Marie Calhoun
DeeJay Hellrung
BJ Hodge
Lynda Knight
Ester Tibbs

1998
Kate Barnes
Elaine Besalski
Evelyn Sapp
Melanie Shore
Mary Wise
Cindy Wall

1999
Becky Burleigh
Phyllis D. Kotey
Judy Skinner
Marilyn Tubb
Justine Vaughen
Kathi Warren

*Deceased

2001-2005

2001
Ruth Alexander
Mary Hausch
Carolyn Kitchens
Penny Jones
Patricia Hilliard-Nunn, Ph.D.
Terry Van Nortwick

2002
Paige Beck
Judy Boles
Janet Christie
Doris Edwards
Conchi Ossa
Susan Parrish

2003
Joy Banks
Cynthia Chestnut, D.P.A.
Renae Clements
Dee Dee Smith
Gwen Love
Betsy Styron

2005
Kathy Caldwell*
Pegeen Hanrahan
Sally Williams
Vam York

2006-2010

2006
Mary Hughes
Harriet Ludwig
Carolyn Peck
Nancy Perry

2007
Margaret Boonstra
Karen Cole-Smith, Ph.D.
Polly French Doughty*
Beth Mills
Cynthia Mingo

2008
Kay Ayers
LaKay Banks
Ivy M. Bell
Jean Chalmers
Linda McGurn

2009
Victoria Condor-Williams
Sadie Darnell
Verna Jackson-Johnson
Peg Nattress
Ellen Shapiro

2010
Sharon Connell
Carrie Lee
Carrie Parker-Warren
Deloris E. Rentz
Carole Zegel

2011-2015

2011
Eleanor Blair
Leslie D. Bram
Ann McGuire Grooms, M.D.
Nona C. Jones, MBA
Ora L. White

2012
Barbara Emmer
Chris Machen
Susannah Peddie
C. Ann Scott

2013
Jennifer Costello
Susan Crowley
Debby Knopf
Susan Spain
Angela Terrell

2014
Dawn Burgess-Krop
Phoebe Cade Miles
Rose Fagler
Jackie Paris
Jeanne Singer

2015
Jane Adams
Karen Harris, MD
Brittany Lee
Shaney Livingston
Jane Muir

2016-Present

2016
Florida Bridgewater-Alford
Evelyn Foxx
Nancy Hardt, MD
Lori Emmer McGriff
Sheila Spence

2017
S. Yvette Carter
Rev. Dr. Marie Herring
Candice King, MBA, MAE
Roslyn Levy
Jeanna Mastrodicasa, J.D., Ph.D
Julie Samples, MSN, ARNP
Ilene Silverman

2018
Laura Guyer
Jacki Levine
Geraldine McClellan
Vicki Santello
Ann Weber
Rhonda Wilson

2019
Kim A. Barton
Pauline Lawrence, Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree
Virginia Maurer
Barzella Papa
Kathie Southwick