WHEREAS, Carol G. Jameson, chief executive officer of HealthWorks for Northern Virginia, was named the 2019 Nonprofit Executive Leader at the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards; and
WHEREAS, the Community Leadership Awards recognize businesses and individuals that have shown remarkable leadership and commitment to the citizens and community of Loudoun County; Carol Jameson was selected as the winner among four finalists in the Nonprofit Executive Leader category; and
WHEREAS, Carol Jameson has worked in the nonprofit community for over 40 years; she began a career as a social worker after earning her Master of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1986; and
WHEREAS, Carol Jameson's work in the health care industry began in the mid-1980s when she became the first dedicated HIV/AIDS social worker at Inova Fairfax Hospital, later joining the team that established the Inova Juniper Program, Northern Virginia's largest provider of HIV/AIDS care; and
WHEREAS, over a career with Inova, Whitman-Walker Health, Northern Virginia Family Service, the Jeanie Schmidt Free Clinic, and HealthWorks for Northern Virginia, Carol Jameson has cultivated strategic partnerships to break down barriers and provide comprehensive health care services to those in need; and
WHEREAS, as a result of Carol Jameson's wise leadership and tireless advocacy, thousands of individuals in Northern Virginia have access to quality health care, enabling them to be successful and productive members of their community; she has lived her values and in all of her work promoted the vision of access to health care for all; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED by the Senate, the House of Delegates concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Carol G. Jameson, the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce 2019 Nonprofit Executive Leader; and, be it
RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Carol G. Jameson as an expression of the General Assembly's admiration for her efforts to improve the health and well-being of countless families in the Commonwealth.