Staff Member Nominated for Women of Distinction Award

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Tammy FlemingWBM's own, Tammy Fleming, has been named a 2013 Women of Distinction nominee in the category of Athletics.

Tammy has been active for 12 years as a Race Director and Swim Coach with the Just Tri-It Triathlon Program. This program is organized for Women in Saskatoon who have never competed in a triathlon before. In 2010 Tammy transformed their race to become a fundraiser in memory of her Mother and donated the money to local charities that are related to health.

"We are incredibly proud of Tammy and her accomplishments," say JoAnne Hardy, President of WBM Office Systems. "Her nomination as a Woman of Distinction is reflective of the real impact she has made in this community and for so many individuals. Her values as a leader have really played a big role in her nomination. We see those values every day in her work at WBM and it is so awesome to see her recognized for her work in the community as well. She's committed to making meaningful and long lasting contributions in her career and for people and families going through cancer treatments. She has truly changed lives in sport and in health. Tammy is an amazing woman!"

"We are celebrating the leadership and talents of women who are sowing seeds of change across our community. In various ways and fields of work, these women are shaping the reputation, direction and future of our city. At PotashCorp, we value local leaders who make our communities strong and vibrant," said Bill Doyle, President and CEO of PotashCorp, presenting sponsor of the 2013 Women of Distinction.

The YWCA Women of Distinction award is recognized nationally as one of the most prestigious awards for women. For 32 years, the awards have celebrated the best in women's achievements and honoured hundreds of women. This year's event promises to draw a crowd of nearly 1,000 women and men for a high energy awards dinner at Saskatoon's TCU Place.