Gary Willis Leadership Award

Celebrating the Operational Excellence of Human Resource Professionals in Health Care

This prestigious award honors the memory of Gary Willis, an ASHHRA board member, who passed away in 2010 after a battle with cancer.

The Gary Willis Leadership Award (GWLA) recognizes mid-level managers and directors who have made outstanding leadership and operations contributions to their organization. The award is for managers who are looking to advance their career through continuous educational opportunities promoting operational excellence. One winner will receive a travel award to attend the ASHHRA annual conference. Registration, airfare and three nights at the host hotel will be covered by ASHHRA. Award recipients will be recognized at the ASHHRA 55th Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago.

Congratulations to the 2018 Gary Willis Leadership Award Winners

Gretchen Long
Director, Human Resources
Shriners Hospital for Children

Jean Martaniuk
Director, Human Resources
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center

Sponsored by AHA Health Forum


*Past and present ASHHRA Board members are not eligible for this award.


Last Updated: Wed Nov 14 2018