Evaluation Categories and Criteria
Nominees will be evaluated according to the following categories:
- BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS 60%
Demonstrated significant, measurable achievements that have produced exceptional organizational impact. Areas of concentration include profitability and/or financial impact, quality, customer/employee satisfaction and strategic planning.
- COMMUNITY SERVICE 20%
Provided valuable leadership service to the community.
- SUPPORT FOR PROFESSIONAL WOMEN 20%
Exhibited active support for and involvement in the goals of professional women (beyond daily/regular job responsibilities).
A Selection Committee comprised of prominent business leaders from our community and past ATHENA recipients will review all nominations to ensure that candidates fit the qualifications of an ATHENA nominee. All finalists will receive a confirmation letter and ATHENA Nominee Questionnaire by Monday, March 20, 2017 and must be available for orientation on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.
All ATHENA nominees will be recognized, and the 2017 ATHENA Award recipient will be announced, at the ATHENA Award Dinner to be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Mr. Anthony's in Boardman.
Separate invitations will be mailed in April for the dinner.