The 2014 HCAM Conference and Annual Meeting
Heart of Minnesota Awards
Phil Ruggiero-Volunteer of the Year
Dr. Terance Pladson-Outstanding Senior Leadership Award
Volunteer of the Year Award, Phil Ruggiero, Past-President of Volunteer Auxiliary and volunteer at St. Cloud Hospital, Centra Care Health in St. Cloud, MN. Phil started volunteering after a 40 yr career in marketing and sales and utilizes his people skills and experience to lead his organization's board. He is also active in HCAM, serving as Treasurer.
Outstanding Senior Leadership Award winner, Dr. Terence Pladson, President of Centra Care Health/St Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud,MN. His warm and caring suppost and genuine appreciation for his organization's volunteers is evident even though he is leading a $1 billion health system.He always has time and recognizes the value of their volunteers, helping to grow their program from 200 volunteers to more than 1,000. The Auxiliary Board gave him their full endorsement as OUTSTANDIG SENIOR LEADER.
Linda Johnson- Outstanding Volunteer Resource Professional Award
Outstanding Volunteer Resource Professional Award, Linda Johnson, is the manager of Volunteer & Lifeline at St Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls, MN. Linda is a remarkable woman, exuding the four core qualities of their hospital, those being Reverence, Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence. She is always looking for new opportunities for the Auxiliary to provide a service to work together or to raise funds for their hospital.