2020 Excellence in Healthcare Emergency Management Awards

Each year at NSPA we recognize individuals and organizations for their contributions to the Coalition. Since 2015 we have honored various individuals throughout the region for going beyond the call of their normal duties. Please join us as we Congratulate the following Winners for this year's Excellence in Healthcare Emergency Management Awards.

Outstanding Individual: Tony Gregory, Lewis-Gale Medical Center Salem

This award goes to someone who exemplifies outstanding service in healthcare or emergency management; knowledge and performance of the fundamentals of emergency management; and high standards of cooperation and leadership with other community and regional emergency management partners.

Acceptance Image: Robert Hawkins, NSPA Executive Director (middle) & Mark Cromer, RHCC Manager (right) presented Tony Gregory, Supply Chain Director (left) with his award at a surprise meeting!

 


Outstanding Organization:
Carilion Clinic

This award goes to an organization that exemplifies outstanding contributions to regional healthcare emergency management; tangible support to the development of a regional effort; and high standards of cooperation and leadership with other community and regional emergency management partners.

 

Acceptance Video: NSPA Award Thank You Message - YouTube

 

 


Outstanding Partner:
Salem Fire & EMS
This award goes to an Organization who exemplifies outstanding service in healthcare or emergency management knowledge and performance of the fundamentals of emergency management, and high stands of cooperation and leadership with other community and regional emergency management partners.

Acceptance Video: http://nspa1.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/NSPA_Salem_Fire-EMS.mp4

Award Accepted by Chief John Prillaman

 

 

 

Legacy: Bob Suddarth, Lewis-Gale Hospital Pulaski

Lastly, this award is given for significant contributions to the overall landscape of Emergency Management in the NSPA region and beyond. A nominee’s entire body of work is considered as well as the following criteria:

  • This individual exemplifies outstanding service in healthcare emergency management
  • Knowledge and performance of the fundamentals of emergency management
  • High standards of cooperation and leadership with other community and regional emergency management partners.

Acceptance Image: Robert Hawkins, NSPA Executive Director (right)  presented Bob Suddarth, Assistant Administrator (left) with his award at a surprise meeting!

 

 

 

 

On behalf of the Near Southwest Preparedness Alliance, we wanted to sincerely thank you for your dedication and participation in the Coalition. Normally, we are able to honor our distinguished Winners during our annual awards banquet.  However, due to the continued COVID-19 response efforts across the region, we hope you’ll appreciate this virtual recognition of the exemplary contributions made by this year’s Awardees.  Congratulations to each of our award recipients!!