2016 Best Practice Award Winner: Management Excellence

Best Practices Awards ,

Service Over Self was the recipient. A community partner organization nominated SOS for this award. They wrote, “Phillip Walkley, the Executive Director of SOS, is a great servant leader who manages the team at SOS with humility and high expectations. He is extremely organized and has a unique feel for the culture needed to be the most effective and productive. He is aware of threats to organizations like mission drift and is proactive in creating champions within the organization.” 

Reach Mission Trips received honorable mention in this category for their management of summer staff. One nomination came from a parent of a summer staffer: “My daughter said, ‘You know how people say if you love what you do, you will never have to work a day in your life? I know what that’s like now.'”

Service Over Self