Rep. Davis Honors Local Women at Emerging Women Leaders Event

SPRINGFIELD- Earlier this week, State Representative Jed Davis (R-Yorkville) welcomed Commander Elizabeth Palko and Amy McNamara to the Emerging Women Leaders Event in Springfield. The event consisted of a brunch, listening session, and informational seminars from other women in leadership roles. 

“It was an honor to welcome Elizabeth Palko and Amy McNamara to Springfield this week,” said Rep. Davis. “Both Elizabeth and Amy work tirelessly to make our community a better place for everyone. In both personal and professional capacities, these women go above and beyond for others.” 

Rep. Davis concluded, “The Emerging Women Leaders event offered Elizabeth, Amy, and dozens of other women from across the state, the ability to network and learn more from women who are currently successful in their leadership roles. I look forward to the future success of the women who attended this event.” 

Elizabeth and Amy were two of nearly 50 women from across the state that attended this event. The contributions of these women were also honored by House Republican Leader Tony McCombie.

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