Zonta Awards Women in Leadership 2017

Women in Leadership recipients pose at the Marvin House. (L to R): Husband, Rick E. Turner Jr. stands in for Terry Havens-Turner; Veronica Mack; Toni DeAngelo

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Zonta Club of Jamestown

At a special awards dinner at the Marvin House, Zonta Club of Jamestown named Terry Havens-Turner, Veronica Mack and Toni DeAngelo the Women in Leadership for 2017.

A graduate of Cornell University, Terry Havens-Turner is the Corporate Treasurer/Secretary for the Matric Group. Havens-Turner has extensive community involvement with organizations and companies including: Creche, Chautauqua Lake Association, Chautauqua Lake Yacht Club, UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital and Warner Home. She currently sits on the boards of the Chautauqua Lake Association, Lutheran Social Services, Lakewood Community Development Foundation the Chautauqua Lake Yacht Club and is a founding member of the Southwestern Schools Educational Foundation.

Havens-Turner is married to Rick E. Turner Jr. who received the plaque and yellow rose in her absence. Their son Ricky and his wife Heather attended the dinner in support of her award. Havens-Turner has another son, Bradley Turner and daughter, Lauren Turner who were unable to attend.

Veronica Mack is a NYS licensed Clinical Social Worker and has a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Buffalo, at which she graduated from the certificate program in child and adolescent treatment including intensive child and adolescent trauma treatment, treating problem behaviors, advanced seminars and group consultation.

Mack is an active member of National Association of Social Workers. She works as the Family, Clinical and Trauma Therapist at Randolph Children’s Home and has worked in social work and mental health at WCA Hospital, the clinic at the high school and The Resource Center, YWCA Team Program and through The Chautauqua Center. Her education and work history support her extensive community involvement with self-esteem step groups, organization of a march against school violence, youth mentoring, co-facilitation of teen health awareness and supervised internships for young women at the Associates, Bachelors and Masters levels in school.

Mack has two daughters, Casee and Jordan, and two grandchildren Jayden and AnDraya.

Toni DeAngelo is a Registered Nurse and Community Health and Wellness Director at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. DeAngelo is a 1984 Graduate of JCC’s Registered Nursing program, is a Tobacco Cessation Specialist, Certified Lactation Consultant and Certified Patient Navigator for Cancer Care. DeAngelo’s education specialty is with Health Education and Disease Prevention.

DeAngelo started working for the hospital in 1980. She’s worked in specialty areas including Dialysis, Cardiology, the Intensive Care Unit and Wellness. Although she retired in August 2016, DeAngelo continues to work 10 hours a week at UPMC Chautauqua WCA and as a Grandma. Involved in Chautauqua county community outreach and county planning teams, DeAngelo helps with the Women and Infant Health, Cancer Care, Women and Heart Disease and the Baby and Me Tobacco Free cessation programs.

DeAngelo has two daughters, Natalie and Joanna; two granddaughters Cecily and Mia and a grandson due in August.

Every year the Zonta Club of Jamestown selects and names women from the community as “Women in Leadership.” These are women who fulfill the Zonta mission of “empowering women through service and advocacy” in a non-member role. For more information visit ZontaJamestown.org.