13WHAM Anchor Ginny Ryan is a 2013 Athena Award finalist.
The award is given annually by the Women's Council to local women who have made significant contributions in business, community service and the professional advancement of women in the Rochester community.
The Athena Award was first presented in Rochester in 1987
The recipient is to be announced at the January 24th luncheon at the Rochester Convention Center.
The 2013 finalists are:
Rachel Baker August, executive director, Seneca Park Zoo Society
Dianne Cooney Miner, founding dean, Wegmans School of Nursing, St. John Fisher College
Jane Glazer, founder, president and CEO, QCI
Roberta Goheen, president and CEO, Synthesis Management Group
Anne Kress, president, Monroe Community College
Dolores Kruchten, president, document imaging, Eastman Kodak
Elizabeth Lattimore, child administrative officer, Golisano Children's Hospital
Debra Martin, assistant attorney general in charge, New York State Office of the Attorney General
Suzanne Nasipak-Chapman, market executive and regional director, First Niagara Financial Group
Kathy Palokoff, president and CEO, Customericity
Kimberly Puglia, director, Excellus Inc.
Susan Roberts, executive vice president and chief compliance officer, Bausch & Lomb
Ginny Ryan, news anchor/reporter WHAM TV-13
Christine Wagner, executive director, St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center
Laurie Zaucha, vice president, human resources and organization development, Paychex
Congrats to all the nominees!