2006 Applause Award Recipients

 

Alta Baker (left), President, Safe Haven Enterprises, presenting the Applause Award to Kate Chrisman.

Alta Baker (left), President, Safe Haven Enterprises, presenting the Applause Award to Kate Chrisman.

Kate Chrisman, former Executive Director, Women's Business Council Gulf Coast was recognized for her effort in galvanizing WBENC resources in order to assist the "Back-To-Business Fund" for WBEs who were affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005.


Susan Phillips Bari (left), President Emeritus, WBENC and William J. Alcorn (right), Chief Purchasing Officer, JC Penney Company, presenting the Applause Award to Sandra Rand (center).

Susan Phillips Bari (left), President Emeritus, WBENC and William J. Alcorn (right), Chief Purchasing Officer, JC Penney Company, presenting the Applause Award to Sandra Rand (center).

Sandra Rand, Supplier Diversity Manager, United Airlines was recognized for her personal contributions and commitment to the advancement of Women's Business Enterprises within corporate America.


Melanie Sabelhaus, former Deputy Administrator, United States SBA (left), Janet Reno, former Attorney General, United States (far right), presenting the Applause Award to WIPP (Terry Neese, left and Barbara Kasoff, right).

Melanie Sabelhaus, former Deputy Administrator, United States SBA (left), Janet Reno, former Attorney General, United States (far right), presenting the Applause Award to WIPP (Terry Neese, left and Barbara Kasoff, right).

Women Impacting Public Policy (Terry Neese and Barbara Kasoff) was recognized for its significant and measurable impact on the growth of Women's Business Enterprises, and its role in creating policies and procedures that have increased women's "sphere of influence" in the legislative process of our nation.