2014 Philip Gilbert Award recipient: Linda Asay

Phil Gilbert Award -- Linda AsayCongratulations to Board member Linda Asay, JD, recipient of the 2014 Philip Gilbert Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service. The award, given each January, is reserved for a dedicated and passionate volunteer who shares Healthy Start’s vision and actively contributes to the realization of Coalition goals.

Ms. Asay, a community volunteer, is a long-time member of the Coalition’s Board of Directors. She served as Board Secretary for  several years and led the Coalition as  Board Chair from 2011-2012. She has provided instrumental support throughout the years for advocacy and fundraising efforts. A Nassau County/Amelia Island resident, Ms. Asay retired from Tulane University.

The Gilbert Award was established by the Coalition in 2006 in memory of Phil Gilbert, the founding chair of the organization and long-time Executive Vice-President of the Duval County Medical Society. The award honors individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to Healthy Start and the health of women, infants and families.