Assemblymember O’Donnell Honors 2022 Women of Distinction

Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) hosted his annual Assembly District 70 Women of Distinction recognition event on March 26 in celebration of Women’s History Month. The Assemblymember honored 22 outstanding women who live, work or volunteer in the 70th Assembly District and who go above and beyond in service to others. The honorees were nominated by the public and selected by the Assemblymember for their noteworthy and important contributions to our community. A video of the recognition ceremony can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMQJyoxC3oQ

This year's honorees are:

Jane Alukonis, Education

Christine V. Barry, Community Service

Dina Berg, Community Service

Holland Brown, Education

Pheakdey Linde Chea, Health Services

Pam Chotiswatdi, Community Service

Joy Contreras, Community Service

Charron Gonder, Community Service

Jennifer Holland, Public Safety

Constance Jackson, Arts

Geraldine Knatz, Community Service

Jennifer Kumiyama, Community Service

Debra Montalvo Layton, Community Service

Corliss Lee, Community Service

Julie Lie, Community Service

Brenda Magid, Community Service

Theresa J. Marino, Community Service

Anoosheh M. Oskouian, Business

Denise Radde, Business

Naomi Rainey-Pierson, Community Service

Hali Wolf, Community Service

Susan Wyant, Community Service