The National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) has recognized Stephanie Satkowiak, domestic violence court management specialist II, as a NOVA 2019 Honorary Awardee. This designation comes after being nominated for the NOVA Marlene Young Leadership Award by her colleagues, whom recognized the critical impact of her work.
Colleagues have noted her unwavering dedication to assisting and empowering victims and survivors of crime. Moreover, her extraordinary compassion, leadership and ingenuity has helped countless victims and survivors begin to heal in the aftermath of a crime.
“Congratulations to Stephanie on this well-deserved recognition,” said McKinley Wooten, interim director of the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. “We are fortunate to have her at NCAOC, as she has shown true commitment to her work and a sincere motivation to support victims of domestic violence.”
As a NOVA 2019 Honorary Awardee, she is invited to participate in NOVA’s observation of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 7-13, 2019) and is recognized on the organization’s website and social media platforms during the week-long event.
NOVA, founded in 1975, advocates for victims by connecting them with services and resources through trained victim advocates and crisis responders. The highest standards and professional core competencies are met and maintained by those working directly with crime victims through credentialing programs. NOVA also continuously promotes public policy initiatives that protect the rights of crime victims and serves as the national voice for victims.