Barb Stockert to receive advocate award

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has named Barb Stockert as the recipient of the 2019 AAHomecare/Mal Mixon Legislative Advocate Award.

Stockert, a longtime member of the State Leaders and HME/RT councils at AHomecare, is being recognized for her grassroots efforts across the western U.S., including assisting with the Grassroots Accountability Project, for which she is contact for more than 20 congressional offices.

Stockert has served as the North Dakota co-state chairperson for MAMES since 2004 and has served on its board of directors. Her resume also includes involvement with NRRTS, Big Sky AMES and PAMES, and as the administrator for the Region D DAC.

"Barb is always there for us. She never quits," said Mike Calcaterra, Northern Zone vice president for NORCO, Inc. "She has been a big part in keeping Big Sky AMES going. Barb is a tireless advocate for our industry." 

The award will be presented at AAHomecare’s Washington Legislative Conference on May 22.

Past winners of the award include Doug Coleman and George Kucka.