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If you know of a speaker or a topic you would like presented please contact a Steering Committee member.


Vacant - Unit Chair

Lisa Clifton, JD, MSW - Legislative Chair

Penne Williams  - Event Chair
Vacant - CCNLI Chair
Kelly Wood - Membership Chair
April Steen

​Jamesha Hamiliton - Student Rep


Due to COVID-19 the Heartland Unit Annual Event that was scheduled for March was cancelled. 

We would like to congratulate the NASW award winners for the Heatland Unit for 2020:

Social Worker of the Year

Melissa Brown-McQueen

Social Work Student of the Year:

Ashley Rodriguez

Social Work educator of the Year:

April Steen, PhD, LCSW

Public Citizen of the Year:

Deneece Sharp

Elected official of the Year:

Melissa (Lisa) Miller

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