Dybeck named 2020 Woman of Excellence

Celeste Dybeck was named 2020 Woman of Excellence for her work on the Chetzemoka Trail project.

Celeste Dybeck was named 2020 Woman of Excellence for her work on the Chetzemoka Trail project.

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend chapter of the American Association of University Women has named Celeste Dybeck as its 2020 Woman of Excellence.

The annual award recognizes a Jefferson County woman who has significantly contributed to the community through paid or volunteer work.

Dybeck’s selection was announced during the chapter’s holiday luncheon at the Old Alcohol Plant in Port Hadlock on Dec. 14.

Dybeck was recognized for her role as project director for the číčməhán (Chetzemoka) Trail project.

Dybeck, a member of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, has spent decades in service to the tribe in a variety of capacities.

She has also served as both a volunteer and as a board member with the Peninsula Red Cross and as a volunteer with the AAUW.

For more information about the association, visit pt-wa.aauw.net.

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