Community Food Bank’s Audra Christophel receives national award for leadership | News
Audra Christophel, of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona’s Community Food Resource Center is the proud recipient of the Bill Emerson National Leadership Award’s Field Supervisor of the Year for 2013.
The award recognizes Christophel’s outstanding work in the anti-hunger and anti-poverty community, her innovative leadership and excellent guidance with Elaine Albertson, a Bill Emerson Hunger Fellow assigned to the Community Food Bank.
The award will be presented to Christophel at the Emerson National Hunger Fellow’s Commencement ceremony on July 24, in Washington, D.C.
“The Community Food Bank is proud of Audra Christophel’s accomplishments and her national recognition for this Emerson Award,” stated Bill Carnegie, Food Bank President/CEO, in a recent news release. “It is only fitting that her efforts and leadership are being honored with this award.”
The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program is a leadership development program that trains emerging leaders in the fight against hunger in the United States. Bill Emerson Fellows are a living tribute to the late Congressman Bill Emerson, who devoted his energies to assisting the poor. The Emerson award is a program of the Congressional Hunger Center; a non-profit, bipartisan anti-hunger training organization that was founded by former Congressman Tony Hall and is headquartered in Washington, D.C.