Prevention Partners established the POWER Award to recognize extraordinary contributions to the organization. We annually give the Peg O’Connell Award for Wisdom, Encouragement, and Relentless effort to a board member or partner who mirrors O’Connell’s spirit, qualities, and outstanding contributions.
2014 Honoree: Shelley Kalfas, RD
Shelley Kalfas has served as a Prevention Partners board member for the past three years. Sharing our vision for healthy workplaces and food environments, she has led us to critical support from her employer, Sodexo — including the company’s underwriting of Alton Brown as keynote speaker at our 2010 Culinary Competition. In her first year of board service, she identified our need to refresh our mission and vision language as well as our name, and she led that work in 2013 as chair of our Ad Hoc Branding team. Shelley adds a thoughtful, constructive voice to our Executive Committee as Board Secretary.
Bill Pully, President and CEO, NC Hospital Association
Bess Ramey, Gentiva Home Health
Gary L. Park, Board Vice Chair; President, UNC Hospitals
John G. Currin, Jr., Board Member; President, Alamance Regional Medical Center