Center Recognizes Local Officials For Dedication To Nonprofit Community
2012 Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award
Washington, D.C. – October 17, 2012 – The Center for Nonprofit Advancement honored an outstanding group of public servants for their dedication to the region's nonprofit community at the 33rd Annual Celebration on October 17.
Elected officials from the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland were recognized with the 2012 Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award. Honorees included:
- The Honorable Rushern L. Baker III, Prince George's County Executive
- The Honorable Muriel Bowser, Council of the District of Columbia
- The Honorable Kerry Donley, Vice Mayor, City of Alexandria
- The Honorable George Leventhal, Council of Montgomery County
“Strong nonprofit and government partnerships benefit every citizen in our community,” said Center CEO Glen O’Gilvie. “Our 2012 Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award recipients understand the value of this partnership and go above and beyond to foster it.”
This award was created to highlight the work of four elected or non-elected officials who have gone above and beyond in partnership with the nonprofit sector to ensure more vibrant communities. One official is recognized from each of the jurisdictions the Center supports including the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland.
The Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award was named in honor of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s former director of advocacy and community relations after her untimely passing in 2003.
About the Center for Nonprofit Advancement
The Center for Nonprofit Advancement strengthens the capacity of nonprofit organizations throughout Greater Washington, D.C. The Center directly partners with nearly 1,000 nonprofits (our members) helping them achieve their missions through training and technical assistance programs, networking, advocacy and group buying power.