2018 Aging in Texas Conference Awards Recipients


Leadership in Aging – Bettye Mitchell, East Texas Area Agency on Aging

This award honors an individual for outstanding leadership in the field of aging within the State of Texas. Candidates must be widely recognized as leaders by their peers and demonstrate a commitment to the state’s aging community.

Outstanding Professional – Joseph Gregory Pittman, Meals on Wheels Texoma

This award honors a professional in the field of aging who develops and implements creative and innovative ways to improve the delivery of  Texas’ aging services. The award seeks to recognize a professional who offers innovative ideas and creates conditions for success to improve service delivery.

Innovative Programs Building Partnerships – Elder Financial Safety Center at the Senior Source

This award honors an individual or organization for the development, and implementation, of a  program within the State of Texas, that is innovative and beneficial to the aging community. In addition, the award seeks to promote creative and valuable new programs throughout the field of aging, which prove to be the results of successful partnerships.