By Judy Putnam
LANSING - In 1982, businesswoman Martha Mayhood Mertz often found herself as the only female in the room. At that time, she was the sole woman on the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Mertz' influence in promoting leadership will be celebrated in September in Lansing, right where the story began. The 35th ATHENA International conference will be held in the Capital City Sept, 25-27. Mertz and the first award recipient, Michigan State University Professor Emeritus MaryLee Davis, will be featured speakers.
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