Volunteer Leadership Conference
Washington, DC, ,
Key volunteers in the areas of Chapter Leadership, March for Babies Leadership, and Corporate Partners recently gathered in Washington DC. On Thursday, September 26th, the conference began with the March for Babies Kick-Off event and concluded on Friday, September 27th with an Awards Lunch. Several volunteers attended from the Virginia Chapter.
Pictured below are Jeff Ricketts, Chapter Board Chair, Maurice Hawkins, Alpha Phi Alpha and Chapter Board Member, and Keith Middleton, Incoming Chapter Board Chair.
Also pictured Jeff Ricketts and Steve Farbstein, National Volunteer Leadership Council Member.
Prior to the VLC, volunteers and staff made visits on the Hill to urge support of the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act (S. 252/H.R. 541), Cosponsoring the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act (S. 1417/H.R. 1281) and protecting mothers and children from budget cuts.
Pictured below are Rosetta Rolan, Chair of Advocacy and Government Affairs for the Virginia Chapter, Bill Elwood, lobbyist for the Virginia Chapter, and Keith Middleton, Vice Chair of the Virginia Board of Directors.