Comstock's magazine 0119 - January 2019 - Page 17

more images at 2018 ATHENA AWARDS STOCKTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce presented the 2018 ATHENA Award to Occeletta Briggs, a nurse who retired from San Joaquin General Hospital, on Nov. 15 at the historic Stockton Golf & Country Club. The annual ATHENA Award honors accomplished leaders who have demonstrated support for the advancement of business and professional women, have devoted time and energy to their community, and have actively mentored others. Photography: Tim Ulmer 1 From Port City Marketing: Adriana Melchor, intern; Kristen Dyke, owner; Melissa Brum, digital media coordinator; Ariel Armanino, creative media manager; and Lexi Abood, traffic coordinator. 2 Debbie Bond, owner, American Hearing Aids; Linda Vandemark, retired real estate broker, Home Loan Financial; and Leilani Conley, consultant, RapidReady Tax & Booking. 3Judge Consuelo Callahan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and 2009 ATHENA Award Recipient; Kathy Janssen, CEO, Lagorio Companies and 1994 ATHENA Award Recipient; Cyril Seligman, President/CEO, Emmi Physician Services, and 1987 ATHENA Award Recipient. 4 From Dameron Hospital: Karen Wong, MPA, sr. director HR; Diane Vigil, director of foundation/community benefit; Lucy Scott, BSN, telemetry manager. 5 Occeletta Briggs, retired nurse, San Joaquin General hospital and 2018 Athena Awards Recipient; and Marguerite Toliver, former president, The Links, Stockton. January 2019 | 17