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2020 Award Nominees

Leadership Excellence Award

Winner: Senator Pam Iovino

Nominees: Don Koenig, Dr. Rory Cooper, and Senator Pam Iovino

Community Collaborator Award

Winner: Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

Nominees: Operation Vet Now, Pittsburgh Community Food Bank & VLP, and Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

Advocate of the Year Award

Winner: Lee Wagner

Nominees: Senator Katie Muth, Michael Mauer, and Lee Wagner

Mental Health Champion Award

Winner: Sean Buzzard

Nominees: White Oak Vet Center, Nikki Dawson, and Sean Buzzard

People's Choice Award

Winner: Deidra Hubay

Nominees: Jessica King, Representative Jake Wheatley, and Deidra Hubay

Squad Award

Winner: Louise Walker

Nominees: Louise Walker, Kelly Ferri, and Lauren DelRicci

Buffalo Soldier Award

Winner: James Martin

Nominees: Charles Wiggins, James Martin, and Shalisa Wall

Proud Award

Winner: Brittney Chantele

Nominees: The PERSAD Center, Nate Mallory, and Brittney Chantele

Voting closed

Best of Vets Pittsburgh
Western Pennsylvania is home to the largest veterans population in the Commonwealth and Best of Vets Pittsburgh is the first award show of its kind in the region that honors and recognizes those in Western Pennsylvania who are doing the most to support our military veterans. 
Tune in Sunday, November 8, 2020 to see who the award winners are!