Monday, August 27, 2012

Owasso man wins Tulsa Habitat for Humanity Volunteer of the Year award

From left: Larry Vitt, Ed Knell, Paul Kent, Chris Jones, Matt Schaefer, & Jamie Cox

Chris Jones has been named the Tulsa Habitat for Humanity Volunteer of the Year. Chris is an Owasso resident and has two beautiful  daughters, Ashley and Caroline, and a step-son Adam Butler, who is married and lives in Chicago. Chris is Senior Manager of Facilities at Hilti North America, where he has worked for 16 years. Chris received this award for his hard work and dedication to the mission of Tulsa Habitat. He has been a champion of Tulsa Habitat for many years. Chris served on the Board of Directors for 5 years and as Board Chair from January 2010 to June 2011. Chris had a significant coordination role in the Ten for Joplin project and was instrumental in making that happen. On Saturdays, you can find him building on homes and he is currently the Committee Chair for the Family Selection Committee. Chris Jones has made a positive influence on Tulsa Habitat for Humanity and the organization is a better place because of his efforts.
I am honored to win this award as there are many people who do great work supporting Tulsa Habitat. The opportunity to work on the Ten for Joplin project was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and the memory of it will be with me forever. I would like to thanks my employer Hilti for allowing me to do the things with Tulsa Habitat that I have done and for their great support of Ten for Joplin and Tulsa Habitat”-Chris Jones
alt textCongratulations Chris, on winning the Volunteer of the Year Award, it is very well deserved!

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