ARLINGTON, VA – JULY 22, 2015 – A-SPAN was recognized today by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement as the 2015 winner of the Board Leadership Award. A-SPAN will receive a $10,000 grant; communication exposure through print, radio, television and social media; and training and development opportunities for the board and President from BoardSource and through the Center’s Learning & Leadership Institute.
“A-SPAN is honored to have won such a prestigious recognition. I am proud the board’s leadership has been recognized for its innovative practices,” says Kathleen Sibert, A-SPAN President/CEO. Sibert notes, “that with the board’s leadership and good governance, A-SPAN has made a tremendous impact ending homelessness in Arlington.”
“High performing Boards can make the difference for operations, outcomes and the overall sustainability of nonprofits,” said Center CEO Glen O’Gilvie. “Our competition identifies organizations exhibiting good governance and innovative practices that can be shared, influencing a stronger nonprofit sector. We are motivated by the dynamic leadership of our 2015 nominees and proud to name A-SPAN the winner of the 2015 Board Leadership Award.”