Woman of the Year

It has been the custom of the Rochester Section annually to honor one of its members who has made an outstanding contribution to NCJW, GRS and the community, each in her own specialized field of endeavor.
This illustrious list follows:

1956 Sarah Derman 1986 Ruth Strassberg
1957 Eve Mickelson 1987 Marcia Eisenberg
1958 Sylvia H. Cohen 1988 Arline Seideman
1959 Honey Kramer 1989 Judy Abelman
1960 Freida Whiteman 1990 Myra Gross
1961 Ruth Schneider 1991 Lorraine Dvorin
1962 Eve R. Leve 1992 Felice Harris
1963 Betty J. Dworkin 1993 Phyllis Lasky
1964 Gladys Kovalsky 1994 Sharon Rose
1965 Sarah Strassman 1995 Lois Mae E. Kuh
1966 Evelyn Simon 1996 Donna Cohen
1967 Louise M. Spivak 1997 Ellen Solomon
1968 Ruby Rabin 1998 Jackie Davidson
1969 Ruth Kominz 1990 Beth Pranger Bruner
1970 Betty Rockford 2000 Rhoda Sherman
1971 Elinore Fram 2001 Linda Sischy
1972 Bib Grossman 2002 Wendy Moss
1973 Lila Loewy 2003 Daryl Kaplan
1974 Florence Wecksler 2004 Marsha Cherry
1975 Rochelle Cresov 2005 Marcia DuBrin
1976 Enid Ryen 2006 Ellen Altman
1977 Marjorie Relin 2007 Arlene Schenker
1978 Ronnie Poplock 2008 Gloria Kaplan
1979 Eileen Fishman 2009 Ronny Frishman
1980 Ann Braverman 2010 Harriet Renzi
1981 Mollie Traub 2011 Carol Fybush
1982 Nancy Reitkopp 2012 Doreen Goldstein
 1983  Henra Briskin 2013 Vancy Boyar
 1984  Karen Pariser  2014  Soralee Cook
 1985 Linda Gold Ruda  2015  Cathy Schneider