Leslie Lohse named Woman of the Year by state lawmaker
Leslie Lohse, the treasurer of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians, has been named 2012 Woman of the Year for California's 2nd District by Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R).

Lohse has served as treasurer for her tribe since 1994. She also serves as chair of the California Tribal Business Alliance and is active on other boards and commissions.

"Leslie is a passionate and dedicated citizen who ably serves her revered and historic Nomlaki tribe, her community and her state through her selfless leadership," Nielsen said in a press release. "Her energy and abilities have ensured a bright future for generations now and yet to be born in the north state."

Lohse was presented with the award at a ceremony on Monday.

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