2017 News

Next Meeting Date Announced

January 17, 2017, 10AM-12PM

FEMA-NC Emergency Mgmt. Joint Field Office (JFO)

Situation Room, Paradigm Park

2224 NC Hwy. 54 (Just east of intersection of NC 55 and NC 54)

Durham, NC 27713

2017 Meeting Dates Set

January 17, 2017

At the NC VOAD Annual Meeting, the following quarterly meeting dates and times were set:

  • April 18, 2017, 10 am - noon
  • July 18, 2017, 10 am - noon
  • October 17, 2017, 10 am - noon

2017 Meeting Dates

The remaining 2017 dates are:

  • July 18, 2017, 10 am - noon, 2602 W Vernon Avenue, Kinston, NC
  • October 17, 2017, 10 am - noon

LTRG Workshop

The LTRG Workshop will be held July 20, 2017, 8 am - 5 pm at Wayne Community College, Goldsboro. Sign up here.

NC VOAD receives State/Territory VOAD of the Year award

May 16, 2017 Houston, TX

NC VOAD was awarded the 2016 State/Territory of the Year award today at the National VOAD conference for the rapid and coordinated response to Hurricane Matthew. Among the criteria for the award are:

  1. Demonstrated the promotion of optimal effectiveness of voluntary organizations in preparing for, responding to, and/or recovering from disasters;
  2. Increased the growth and strength of the VOAD Movement in their State or Territory; and
  3. Made extraordinary progress in advancing one or more of the core four C’s of the VOAD movement.

NC VOAD President Ann Huffman and NC VOAD Members accept award. Left to right: Murat Kose (Zakat foundation), Daniel Altenau (Catholic Charities, Diocese of Raleigh), Clifton Harvell (NC Conference UMC Disaster Relief), Ann Huffman (President, NC VOAD, and NC Conference UMC Disaster Relief), Ross Patterson (The Salvation Army of the Carolinas), Mike Patterson (The Salvation Army of the Carolinas), Luther Harrison (Samaritan's Purse), Megan Robinson (Samaritan's Purse), John Galvin (Billy Graham Rapid Response Team), Brent Graybeal (Samaritan's Purse)

NC VOAD President Ann Huffman speaks accepting the VOAD of the Year award. Ann recognized the member agencies that made this possible. NVOAD President/CEO Greg Forrester looks on.