Joy Lovejoy honored as “Unsung Hero” at Heritage Region Conference


IABC of Greater Cincinnati’s own Joy Lovejoy, ABC, received the Unsung Hero Award at the IABC Heritage Region conference in November. Joy, who is a Senior Board Member for our chapter, was recognized for her more than 20 years of work for IABC at the local, regional and national levels.

Over the last two decades, Joy has served as chapter president, District Director for two terms, and in numerous roles for the Heritage Region. She has also served two terms on the International Executive Board, was an Accreditation Exam Grader for 15 years, a Research Foundation Proposal Committee member for five years, and a two-year member of the Think Tank.

Region Chair Mary Bogan, who presented the award, said, “Joy Lovejoy has been a driving force in IABC at the local, regional, and international levels. It is way past time for us to publicly thank her for her years of devotion and leadership.”

Congratulations to Joy, and thanks for all of her hard work here in Cincinnati and beyond!