VNAA - Visiting Nurse Associations of America

VNAA Awards Banquet

The VNAA honored seven individuals from across the country for their leadership and contributions to home healthcare at the Annual Awards Ceremony, May 1, held in conjunction with the 26th Annual Conference at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Legislator of the Year—Sen. Robert P. Casey, Jr. (D-PA)
Senator Casey is lead cosponsor of the Home Health Care Access Protection Act of 2007 (S. 2181) and is honored for his leadership in advancing the mission of home healthcare in Congress.
Watch Senator Casey's Award Video!

Carol Snow
Dick Anderton Mentor of the Year - Carol Snow, RN, MSN

(This award is the highest honor that VNAA can bestow on a VNA leader.) Carol Snow is the President and CEO, Central Coast Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice located in Monterey, California.
Watch Carol's Award Video!

John McCarthy

Clinician of the Year - John McCarthy
Certified Home Health Aide Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, Redbank, New Jersey.
Watch John's Award Video!

Sally Moennich

Program Manager of the Year - Sally Moennich, RN, BSN, MBA
Executive Director, VNA CarePlus, The Visiting Nurse Association Healthcare, Partners of Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio.
Watch Sally's Award Video!

Beth Dimitruk

Administrative Manager of the Year - Beth Dimitruk, BA, MA
Home Health Visiting Nurse Association, Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Watch Beth's Award Video!
Margaret McGillivray

Volunteer of the Year - Agency Board Member Margaret McGillivray, RN, MS, MPH, CNAA Board Chair
VNA of Care New England, Warwick, Rhode Island.
Watch Margaret's Award Video!

Idelle Hirsch

Volunteer of the Year - Individual Care Provider Idelle Hirsch
Hospice Volunteer Visiting Nurse Association, St. Louis, Missouri. Watch Idelle's Award Video!

View all the Award Videos on the VNAA's You Tube Account -

A few other photos from the VNAA Awards Dinner.

Awards dinner
awards dinner
Awards dinner
Awards Band

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