The Florida Association of County Human Services Administrators has chosen to present a biennial award to an active member who exemplifies those qualities upon which the organization was founded. This award is named in honor of William B. Sutton, a long-standing member who exhibited compassion for others, strong leadership qualities and a commitment to enhancing the goals of the organization.
The recipient (or up to two recipients) shall be selected by the Executive Committee or a special committee nominated by the membership in even years. The award will be presented during the Annual Conference held in odd years.
Has been an active member of FACHSA for five (5) years.
Has worked to enhance the mission of the organization by increasing communication among counties, and advocating for and influencing county, state and national legislation to protect the interest of county health and human services programs.
Has worked to educate and inform elected officials and the public about human services programs.
Exhibits strong leadership qualities.
Works within his/her community, with state human service agencies, and private, non-profit agencies to coordinate the delivery of human services and to develop comprehensive programs to serve families and individuals in need.