PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

WVCA Professional Achievement Award

The WVCA annually recognizes a volunteer manager within the organization that receives the Professional Achievement Award. This award is given to someone who is nominated as being an outstanding manager of volunteer services, is a leader among peers, involved in the community and a resource to other volunteer managers. This award is given each year at the WVCA Annual Conference (May 7-8, 2020, in Madison, Wisconsin). The award recipient will receive from WVCA a personal gift, free registration to the current year WVCA state conference, recognition at this year’s conference, and a monetary gift of $100.00 (check) to the charity of the winner’s choosing.

 

Nominations are due March 12, 2020.

 

Professional Achievement Award - Nomination period is now closed.

 

The Professional Achievement Award is given to someone who is nominated as being an outstanding manager of volunteer services, is a leader among peers, involved in the community and a resource to other volunteer managers. Criteria includes: 


• Attendance at the May 7-8, 2020 Conference
• Paid volunteer management position, in their field for five years or more.
• Outstanding manager of volunteers: this may include achievements in recruitment, screening, training, retention, recognition, fundraising, or initiating new programs. Indicate the manager’s years of experience and the number of volunteers managed.
• Leader among peers: this may include member/officer of a professional organization.
• Involved in their community: this may include service as well as job duties.
• Current WVCA member as of February 29, 2020. (You can email wvcamembership@gmail.com to confirm the nominee is a registered member).
 • Resource to other managers: this may include consulting, seminar speaking, or member of a community coalition/organization.

Past Winners of the WVCA Professional Achievement Award

 

2019: Shelly Kaiser

 

2018 - Shawn Steen 

 

2017- Ruth Morgan

 

2016 - Mary Petillo

 

2015 - Barb Horneck

2014 - Carol Bloemer

 

2013 - Stu Driessen

 

2012 - Jim Radey

 

2011 - Joy Alexander

 

2010 - Linda Jahns

 

2009 - Anne Strauch

 

2008 - Cheryl Schmitz

 

2007 - Karen Foust

 

2006 - Ruthis Lombardo

 

2005 - John Nieman

 

2004 - Judy Richey

 

2003 - Marti Sowka

 

2002 - Chris Rodriguez

 

2001 - Glen Tilot

 

2000 - Joanie Johnson

 

1999 - Marge Bader

 

1998 - Julia Drobeck

 

1997 - Susan Larson

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