St. George Chamber to recognize outstanding Women of Achievement

The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce (SGACC) announces its 2021 Element Award Honorees, who will be recognized at a dinner ceremony on March 26, 2021. This event will take place during Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating business, political and community achievements of women.

In its first year, the Element Awards honors women in Washington County who are changing the world where they stand. They are the movers and shakers, humanitarians, entrepreneurs and influencers. These women are in their element, doing what they do best, and breaking down barriers. They have exhibited significant leadership and have demonstrated courage in the face of adversity.

We are pleased to introduce this new recognition as part of the Chamber’s growing effort to recognize and elevate the tremendous work of outstanding women in our community,” said Don Willie, SGACC President and CEO. “These women are exemplary leaders in our community. They are women who have challenged the status quo. They are making the world better for future generations.”

The following women will be recognized as 2021 Element Award Honorees:

Sergeant Choli Ence, St. George Police Department
Kat Puzey, Modern Farm and Artisan Co-Op (MOFACO)
Nicole Goulding, Tan’s Treats
Rosie Sevier, Root for Kids
Dr. Martina Gaspari, GeneStat Diagnostics
Donna MacBean, Neighborhood Connection
Councilwoman Dannielle Larkin, St. George City
Carmen Snow, Washington City
Stefanie Bevans, Design to Print
Tazia Taylor, Intermountain Precision Genomics
Sherrie Staheli, Staheli Family Farms
Danyelle Evans, Mobile Dental Hygiene
Mayor Donia Jessop, Hildale City
Launa Williams, Washington County School District
Lori Wright, Family Healthcare Clinic

Posthumous recognition will be bestowed upon local life coach, Cindy Clemens, who passed away on February 9, 2021.

While I knew we were surrounded by many women of excellence, I was astonished by the depth of their impact in our community,” said Kelli Charlton, SGACC Board Member and Women’s Initiative Chair. “Women like these truly are changing the world where they stand – one person at a time.”

Early bird registration for the Element Awards closes on March 12, 2021 with general registration closing on Friday, March 19, 2021. Attendees can register online at The event will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Dixie Convention Center.