2019 NWone Awards Nominations

Every year we get to celebrate the tremendous accomplishments and inspiring leadership of our colleagues throughout Oregon and Washington.

NWone honors nursing leaderships through several focused awards, and our honorees are recognized at the NWone Awards Dinner during our Annual Conference in May.

Guidelines:

  1. Consider the correct category for your nominee carefully.
  2. Please note a longer nomination is not a better nomination
  3. Double-check spelling of candidate’s name and contact information
  4. Submit documents digitally – no signature is required
  5. Scoring committee will see blinded nominations, it is helpful if you remember that while writing.
  6. Nominations are due no later than March 31st.

Scoring Committee:

If you would like to participate on the scoring committee, please contact Julie Ostrom. There will be scoring phone conference meetings on 4/5 and 4/19 to finalize to the nominations.

This work is so much fun and will be sure to inspire you as you help to review all of the nominations and amazing work happening in our organizations every day!

Categories and Nomination Documents (click to download):

Emerging Nurse Leader

Transformational Pioneer

Excellence in a Frontline Nurse Clinician

Excellence in Health Care or Nursing Advocacy

Authentic Leadership

Distinguished Career

 

 

NWone Awards Hall of Fame

2008

Authentic Leadership
Charleen Tachibana, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA

2009

Authentic Leadership
Floss Mambourgh, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR

Distinguished Career
Barbara Trehearne, Group Health
Kristine Campbell, Oregon Center for Nursing
Kathy Smith, MultiCare Health System

2010

Authentic Leadership
Kim Williams, Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett, WA

Distinguished Career
Kay Buitenweld, Harrison Medical Center
Gloria Larson, Saint Anthony’s Hospital, Pendelton, OR
Carol Kunau, Adventist Hospital
Tracey Kasnic, Central WA Hospital
CJ Merrill, Providence Milwaukee

Transformational Pioneer
Jean Sullivan, Washington State Department of Health

2011

Award for a Distinguished Career
Patti Crome, Rona Consulting
JoEllen Vanatta, MultiCare Health System

Authentic Leadership Award
Marcia Johnson, Good Samaritan Hospital, Tacoma, WA
Linda Latta, Seattle Children’s Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Heather Schoonover, PeaceHealth Longview, Longview, WA
June Altaras, Swedish Hospital First Hill, Seattle, WA

Award for a Transformational Pioneer
Ruth Hansten, Independent Consultant

Award for Excellence in Healthcare and/or Nursing Advocacy
Tracy Dunham, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, WA

Award for Excellence in an Emerging Nurse Leader
Keith Sprague, Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton, WA

2012

Award for a Distinguished Career
Lucille Kelley, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
Frankie Manning, VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Estrella Pillar, Tillamook County General Hospital, Tillamook, OR
Gretchen Schodde, Harmony Hill Cancer Retreat Center, Union, WA

Authentic Leadership Award
Pam Smith, Valley Medical Center, Renton, WA
Mady Murrey, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, Tacoma, WA
Angela Thompson, Franciscan Health System

Award for a Transformational Pioneer
Elizabeth McNamara, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Gretchen Schodde, Harmony Hill Cancer Retreat Center, Union, WA
Linda Tieman, Washington Center for Nursing

Award for Excellence in Healthcare and/or Nursing Advocacy
Meredith Gould, Seattle Children’s Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Award for Excellence in an Emerging Nurse Leader
Lucas Hopkins, Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup, WA
Julie Ostrom, St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, Oregon
Kerry Ranae Stewart, Lake Chelan Community Hospital, Lake Chelan, WA

2013

Award for a Distinguished Career
Peggy Malone, PeaceHealth St. John, Longview, WA

Authentic Leadership Award
Elise Fornadley, Allenmore Hospital, Multicare Health System, Tacoma, WA
Sharon Strohecker, St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, OR
Debbie Robinson, St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, OR
Jeannie Eylar, Pullman Regional Hospital, Pullman, WA
Barbara Hyland-Hill, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA
Preet Singh, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Bellingham, WA

Award for a Transformational Pioneer
Cheryl Nester Wolfe, Salem Health, Salem, OR

Award for Excellence in Health Care and/or Nursing Advocacy
Carolyn Blayney, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Group Award;
Bill Berko, Seattle Children’s Medical Center, Seattle, WA
June Altaras, Swedish Health System, Seattle, WA
Patty Cochrell, Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton, WA
Laurie Brown, Franciscan Health System, Tacoma, WA

Award for Excellence in an Emerging Nurse Leader
Stacy Aggabao, Pullman Regional Hospital, Pullman, WA
Steven Kreps, St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, OR

Award for Excellence in a Front Line Nurse Leader
Misti Flanagan, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA

2014

Award for a Distinguished Career
Cindy Evans, Legacy Good Samaritan, Portland, OR
Diane Cecchettini, MultiCare Health System, Tacoma, WA

Authentic Leadership Award
Jean Durnin, Valley Medical Center, Renton, WA
Gallit Eni, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Bellingham, WA
Terry Carter, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Bellingham, WA
Christi Sifri, Regional Hospital for Respiratory Care, Tukwila, WA

Award for a Transformational Pioneer
Kristine Larison, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR

Award for Excellence in Health Care and/or Nursing Advocacy
Christina Cowgill, Oregon Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Portland, OR

Award for Excellence in an Emerging Nurse Leader
Shannon Ogden, St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, OR
Daniel Davis, St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, OR
Cathy Casaus, Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton, WA

Award for Excellence in a Front Line Nurse Leader
Skarlette Strengholt, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Bellingham, WA
Jonna Bobeck, Pullman Regional Hospital, Pullman, WA

2015

Award for a Distinguished Career
Jennifer Jacoby – Retired CNE from OHSU
Katherine (Kay) Lanier, CHI St. Francis Hospital
Elaine Couture, Providence Health Care

Authentic Leadership Award
Kathleen Buhler, OHSU Medical Center
Karin Luce, Peace Health St. Joseph Medical Center
Kathy Mertens, Harborview Medical Center
Heather Barr, Public Health, Seattle King County
Pamela Cortez, West Valley Hospital, Salem Health

Award for a Transformational Pioneer
Karla Hall, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center

Award for Excellence in an Emerging Nurse Leader
Marlene Elliott, Providence health Care, Stevens County
Mark Highland, St. Charles Health System, Bend, OR
Shawna Blix, Providence St. Vincent Hospital
Michelle Dear, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center

Award for Excellence In a Front Line Nurse Leader
Lindsay Larson, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
Anne (Elizabeth) Hansen, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Melanie Mitchell, Providence Regional Medical Center

2016

Award for a Distinguished Career
Susan Heath

Authentic Leadership Award
Cheeri Barnhart

Award for a Transformational Pioneer
Kristen Lorenz, Salem Health

Award for Excellence in Health Care and/or Nursing Advocacy
Vernita Nolan

Award for Excellence in an Emerging Nurse Leader
Jeremy Williams

Award for Excellence In a Front Line Nurse Leader
Holly Bramlitt

Nightingale Tribute
Joanne Girard

2017

Award for a Distinguished Career
Lori Sawyer

Authentic Leadership Award
Kari Howard

Award for Excellence in Health Care and/or Nursing Advocacy
Susan Stacey

Award for Excellence in an Emerging Nurse Leader
Kelley Fox
Eva Martin

Award for Excellence In a Front Line Nurse Leader
Korie Johansen

2018

Award for a Distinguished Career
Jane Hutcheson

Authentic Leadership Award
Debra Ridling
Betty Bush

Award for a Transformational Pioneer
Tammy Wilson

Award for Excellence in Health Care and/or Nursing Advocacy
Katie Eilers

Award for Excellence in an Emerging Nurse Leader
Tiffany Russel
Andee Holman

Award for Excellence In a Front Line Nurse Leader
Marian Morris-Ervin

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