Audra Christophel To Receive Bill Emerson National Hunger Leadership Award

Audra Christophel, of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona’s Community Food Resource Center will receive the Bill Emerson National Leadership Award: Field Supervisor of the Year for 2013.

Audra Christophel

The award will recognize Ms. 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.

Ms. Christophel will be presented the award and recognized for her work at the Emerson National Hunger Fellow’s Commencement ceremony on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

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 founded by former Congressman Tony Hall and is headquartered 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.  “It is only fitting that her efforts and leadership towards food security are being honored with this award.”