Presenting the third
Vista's Woman of the Year for 2021
The online program, shown in its entirety,
was filmed at the Vista Film Hub.
Thank you for your continued support
Women of Achievement cannot be a success without you.
This year we were excited to honor these three outstanding
women in our community:
* Judy Bird * Ellen Clark * Tammy Megison
Here are this year's 3 exceptional candidates:
Judy Bird, RN – is a registered nurse with a long career in preventative health care and a history of community service. She has been on the executive board of the Women’s Club for over 5 years. She graduated from the Newton- Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing. After 10 years of Emergency Room nursing, Judy joined the world renown Golden Door spa where she spent 4 years as a Fitness / Health Instructor, 4 years as the Fitness Manager and then 14 years as Executive Director. Judy volunteers for the American Cancer Society, participating in multiple walks for Susan G. Komen foundation including the Avon 2-day, 40 mile walk for breast cancer in Boston. Judy has been very active with Habitat for Humanity and a volunteer for multiple blood drives over the last 10 years.
Ellen Clark is a passionate and engaged community member committed to using her time and talent for the betterment of society at work, at home, and in the community. Ellen is a grant writer for Neighborhood Healthcare in Escondido, and former Director of Development with the Boys & Girls Club of Vista. Ellen is a founder of Girlfriends Care, a 501©3 nonprofit that connects volunteers to meaningful outreach projects to help local women, children, the hungry, and the homeless.
Tammy Megison has dedicated over 30 years of her professional career to advancing the nonprofit sector. She is the co-founder and Senior Vice President of Solutions for Change, a community-based organization that transforms the nation’s most vulnerable people into the most empowered, equipped, and inspired Overcomers. Tammy has successfully led the program operations, expanding their capacity from a small Vista shelter where they were helping a dozen homeless families in 1999 to now impacting the lives of over 200 families - 600 parents and their kids.
Let's celebrate these wonderful women and their contribution to our community.