PJ staff report
The Charlotte chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has named winners of its 2010 National Philanthropy Day awards, and its slate of officers for 2011.
Award-winners, to be recognized at a luncheon on Nov. 10 at the Ritz-Carlton in uptown Charlotte, include:
- Outstanding Professional Fundraising Executive – Kristin Hills Bradberry, endowment campaign director at the Arts & Science Council, nominated by Davidson College and The Greater Charlotte Cultural Trust.
- Outstanding Champion of Diversity – Norberto Sanchez, president, Norsan Multimedia Group, nominated buy Levine Museum of the New South.
- Outstanding Philanthropist – William H. Williamson III, nominated by The Greater Charlotte Cultural Trust and Vandever Batten.
- Outstanding Emerging Philanthropist – Marjorie Bray, nominated by Freedom School Partners.
- Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business – Loftin & Company Printers, nominated by Council for Children’s Rights.
- Outstanding Legacy – James Douglas Zeller (posthumously), nominated by CPCC Foundation.
- Outstanding Student Philanthropy – Playing for Others, nominated by LifeSpan; and Chantal Saxon, nominated by Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region.
- Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Susan G. Komen for the Cure – Charlotte, nominated by Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region.
- Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Ruth Shaw, retired, Duke Energy, nominated by UNC-Charlotte and Carolina Thread Trail.
Serving as the chapter’s president will be Amy Tribble, director of development at the Council for Children’s Rights.
Serving as president-elect will be Katie Benston, former director of annual support at Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region.