Wisconsin Volunteer Coordinators Association

Voices for Volunteerism

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 2-3, 2019 in Appleton, 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.

Criteria:

  • Attendance at the current WVCA conference.
  • Paid volunteer management position
  • Outstanding manager of volunteers:
    • 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:
    • May include member/officer of a professional organization.
  • Involved in their community:
    • May include service as well as job duties.
  • Current member of WVCA as of February 1st of the current year.
  • Resource to other managers:
    • May include consulting, seminar speaking, or member of a community coalition/organization.

NOMINATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2019. 


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