LCAA to honor two local leaders
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association (LCAA) will honor two local leaders with annual awards on Jan. 29, according to a news release from Chamber of Commerce.
LCAA will host its 2020 Membership Breakfast meeting at Farmington Country Club from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
The LCAA board of directors will present its signature Leaders' Leader Award to Andrea Copeland-Whitsett and Emily Martin.
Copeland-Whitsett is the Director of Member Education Services and Leadership Charlottesville for the Charlottesville Regional Chamber Commerce. She is a graduate of the Leadership Charlottesville Class of 2013.
Martin is an employee with the University of Virginia Facilities Management working to build a Diversity & Inclusion program that meets the goals of UVA President Jim Ryan's 2030 Inclusive Excellence model. She is a recent graduate of the Leadership Charlottesville Class of 2019.
"Our award recipients exemplify what it means to be leaders," said LCAA board member Scott Hamler. "Emily and Andrea are constantly looking for ways to enhance the lives of others and their communities."
The Leaders' Leader Award recipient is a Leadership Charlottesville graduate whose work models the spirit and mission of Leadership Charlottesville demonstrated through initiative, vision, and responsibility by investing their time and efforts contributing to the community, according to the release.
UVA Medical Center's Interim Chief Executive Officer Chris Ghaemmaghami, MD, will give the keynote address at the 2020 Membership Breakfast.
"Dr. Ghaemmaghami has stepped up to the call to lead through many changes, large and small, at the medical center," said LCAA co-chair Carolyn Saint. "As leaders, we are excited to hear and learn from him."
The LCAA Membership Breakfast is open to LCAA members and non-members and admission is $25, according to the release.
Advance registration is required and available at www.CvilleChamber.com.