vaACCSES Annual Awards 2018
Recognizing Excellence in Service to 
Virginians with Disabilities

Staff Awards

Irene Poindexter - Greater Richmond Arc
Zanelle Nichols - ECHO
Abe Hickson - JFGH

Community Partner of the Year

Bill Poole - Nominated by Greater Richmond Arc

Employer of the Year

K2M Group Holdings, Inc. - Nominated by ECHO

vaACCSES is pleased to announce its award winners. Award winners were recognized during an Awards Dinner held at the Collaborations Conference in Norfolk.  Each year, VaACCSES recognizes outstanding staff from member organizations, community partners and employers for their professional efforts and dedication to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities. Three types of awards are given:

Staff of Member Agencies: A minimum of three individuals statewide are recognized for their dedication, innovation, flexibility, leadership and collaboration in the service of persons with disabilities.

Community Partner: A minimum of one individual or organization is recognized annually.  Criteria for this award includes fostering community inclusion of individuals living with disabilities, providing service to individuals with disabilities that has provided a benefit beyond the reason for the service or providing significant contributions to the lives of persons with disabilities in conjunction with one of our member agencies.

Employer: One or more Business, Corporation or Governmental Employer(s) will be recognized for their dedication to providing employment opportunities to individuals with a disability.

Please join The Virginia Association of Community Rehabilitation Programs in congratulating this year's award recipients.