Awards

VPPA Awards

Each year at the annual conference the VPPA has the privilege of recognizing outstanding line and support staff with awards for excellence.  The Awards Presentation Ceremony is a valuable opportunity to honor these exceptional individuals and their inspirational achievement.

Each year at the annual conference the VPPA has the privilege of recognizing outstanding line and support staff with awards for excellence.  The Awards Presentation Ceremony is a valuable opportunity to honor these exceptional individuals and their inspirational achievement.

2019 VPPA SUPPORT PERSON OF THE YEAR – Ashley Shreve, Tazwell P&P

Presented to a paid person that has shown dedication, commitment, and excellence in his/her performance of their job, as well as in the community in support of P&P staff and those we serve.

2019 SURVEILLANCE OFFICER OF THE YEAR – April Shelton, Danville P&P

Presented to a person who has demonstrated professionalism, dedication, and excellence in their job and in their community.

2019 VPPA PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICER OF THE YEAR – Yvonne (Iwona) Lorenc, Fairfax P&P

Presented to a line officer whose efforts as Probation and Parole Officer and/or Senior Probation and Parole Officer have demonstrated professionalism, dedication, and excellence in their job and in their community.

2019 K. BARRY SHEERAN VPPA MEMBER OF THE YEAR – Anne Elmakis, Headquarters

Presented to a VPPA member who has strived to promote professionalism, membership, and growth within the association.

2019 LEADERSHIP AWARD – Christopher Chase, Manassas P&P

Presented to an individual who goes beyond their role by leading people through change, motivating others to accomplish extraordinary things, creating a positive work environment, and contribute to the long-term development of employees. This individual is highly respected because of vision, dedication and exemplary work record in the field of Probation and Parole.

2019 OLIVER BECKNER LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Peggy Anthony, Manassas P&P

Presented to a person who has dedicated their career to the field of corrections. This persons’ commitment to their profession has endured the test of time and has withstood the challenges of a very unique career.