Nominations Committee Seeking Women at the Center Honors Candidates

Each year, The Junior League of San Francisco, Inc. celebrates Women at the Center Honors by distinguishing two outstanding Bay Area women at the center of philanthropy, community and civic services. Honorees are selected because they are visionaries with strong leadership skills, and because they have given generously of their time, energy and resources in an effort to further philanthropic causes and improve our Bay Area community.


We need your help

We are seeking TWO extraordinary women, one from within the League and one from the community at large, to honor at the 13th Annual Women at the Center Honors Celebration on May 10, 2018. Honorees should have the following qualifications:

  • Provided outstanding service and dedication to the community;
  • Exhibited strong leadership skills;
  • Exemplified a lifelong commitment to volunteerism; and
  • Generously provided time, energy and resources to further philanthropic causes and improve our Bay Area community.


Call for Nominations

Please complete and submit the Nomination Form by November 20, 2017. Your submissions will remain confidential and will not be shared beyond the Honoree Selection Committee.


Past Honorees

2004 – 2005: Katie Cardinal & Dede Wilsey

2005 – 2006: Delia F. Ehrlich & Charlene Harvey

2006 – 2007: Chris Hellman & Leslie Luttgens

2007 – 2008: Nancy Bechtle & Kimberly Wright-Violich

2008 – 2009: Barbara Callander & Louise Renne

2009 – 2010: Gretchen de Baubigny & Susan Cook Hoganson

2010 – 2011: Belva Davis & Patricia Sughrue Sprincin

2011 – 2012: Joanne Horning & Charlotte Shultz

2013 – 2014: Athena Blackburn & Merla Zellerbach

2014 – 2015:  Patricia Tatum Otstott & Roselyne Chroman Swig

2015 – 2016:  Anette Harris & Dagmar Dolby

2016 – 2017:  Judy Jorgensen & Jennifer Siebel Newsom


Thank you for sharing in honoring two women of great accomplishment in our community.