This award recognizes the leader of an organization who demonstrates the best examples of collaborations between partners focusing on exemplary practices and achieving exceptional results.
Terry Dalton, President and CEO of Community Support Services (CSS), received the Award for Collaboration. Under his leadership, Akron’s CSS has been a pioneer in implementing cutting-edge evidence-based programs. Their collaborative relationships with other organizations have been essential to ensuring individuals living with severe and persistent mental illness can and do recover. The community partnerships successfully allow comprehensive wrap-around services to individuals and families within their neighborhood.