Congratulations to all the HBA NNJ volunteer award winners. Awardees were recognized at the 2017 volunteer recognition dinner at Basking Ridge Country Club for the HBA NY/NJ region on 12 December. They include:
Deb Fowler and Mitra Corral
Deb Fowler: Received the LEAD award for visionary leadership and forward looking strategy and perseverance to drive change. Deb exhibited all of these in NNJ's first year as its own chapter with her perseverance, dedication, innovative programming, work with Corporate partners and her use of creative resources and networks to execute HBA NNJ programs. Deb also has been promoted to the NY/NJ regional board as president of programming.
Mitra Corral, Chelsea Taks and Deb Fowler
Chelsea Takacs: Received the Everest award for her instrumental role and commitment to executing events. Events would not have happened without Chelsea’s dedication, facilitation and attention to detail, particularly as the HBA NNJ chapter got off the ground.
Barb Infante and Mitra Corral
Barb Infante: Received the Marie Curie award for being a dedicated self-starter, creating a new process for recruiting and placing volunteers for the HBA NNJ chapter; developing a success plan, creating a “Buddy” program at networking events and creating regular “Making the most of your membership” calls to welcome new members. Congrats again to Barb who also has been promoted to the NY/NJ regional board as president of membership and volunteers.
Honored Volunteers: Recognized for their efforts in advancing HBA and the NNJ chapter goals, being key contributors to their committees and bringing new ideas to the chapter
Micaela Teodorescu and Mitra Corral
Sheline Way, Colleen Ruegger, Kelly Currie, Micaela Toedorescu
Sheline will also be taking on a new role as director at large for NNJ chapter programming.
Thank you to all and we look forward to a great 2018.