Each year, The American Heart Association honors its extraordinary volunteers at the National Volunteer Awards. This year, we are proud to recognize three local volunteers from the Philadelphia area who have served in leadership roles in our community over the years.
Susan Croushore will receive the Morgan Stark Memorial Awad for her extraordinary leadership as co-chair of the Volunteer Oversight Group, including the development of the Association’s volunteerism strategies and the Gold Standard Board program. Susan served on the SEPA Board of Directors for many years.
Steven R. Houser, Ph.D., FAHA will receive the Gold Heart Award, the highest volunteer honor for over 20 years of exemplary service to the AHA! Dr. Houser has been honored by the Philadelphia Heart Ball and has served on the AHA’s National Board of Directors.
Aramark CEO John Zillmer will accept the Award of Meritorious Achievement on behalf of the organization, for the Healthy for Life 20 by 20 that has impacted the lives of millions of Americans through innovative meal options and engaging education strategies.
American Heart Associations Senior Communications Director for Philadelphia and Delaware. Seeking to promote a healthy lifestyle, preventative care, and access to care in Philadelphia.