Amber Oakley, Award Finalist for Emerging Nonprofit Leader Award
On December 2, 2015 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference: Power, Purpose, Performance: Non-Profits Growing a Thriving Garden State on December 2, in Somerset, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Center for Excellence: Leadership, Governance, Philanthropy in partnership with the Center for Non-Profits, Amber Oakley, HFC’s Director of Development and Marketing was recognized as a finalist for Emerging Nonprofit Leader Award.
The award was created to promote excellence in the field by recognizing and calling attention to the promise and impact of talented non-profit leaders in New Jersey. Awardees were selected through an application process judged by an impartial volunteer panel of leaders of non-profits, business, government and organized philanthropy.
Amber Oakley was recognized as a finalist for her “leadership abilities, work ethic and curiosity as a learner,” according to the Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ’s Executive Director Elsa Candelario. “Amber’s a key ‘go-to’ person in our organization. Her interest in the population we serve is clear in her ability to articulate new initiatives and to clearly speak to the need. She understands the difference that our programs make.”