Senator Patricia Jones has been named the 2008 Athena and will receive her award November 18, 2008, at the Salt Lake Chamber’s American Express Women & Business Conference.
The Athena Award, sponsored by Wells Fargo Women’s Financial Services, is a national award presented annually to an active member of the Salt Lake Chamber who demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in business, provides valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community, and assists women in reaching their full leadership potential.
Since its inception in 1982, the Athena Award has been presented to women in 500 communities in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Russia, and the United Arab Emirates.
Senator Jones is the president and co-owner of Dan Jones & Associates, Inc., Utah’s well-known and respected market research and public opinion firm. Senator Jones served three terms in the Utah House of Representatives and now serves in the Utah State Senate. She is currently the Assistant Senate Minority Whip.
Congratulations to Senator Jones…and thank you to Wells Fargo Women’s Financial Services and the Salt Lake Chamber for recognizing her noteworthy professional accomplishments.