Mid Valley YMCA to Honor VNY Public & Community
Relations Director at Annual Gala
Diana Sanchez, VNY’s
Public & Community Relations Director, is an active community partner and a
leader in local outreach and educational initiatives. In recognition of her
efforts, Sanchez will be an honored recipient of the Philip "Flip" Smith Pillar
of the Community Award from the Mid Valley YMCA.
This award is given to
individuals for their continued contributions toward community service and
improvement. As Public & Community Relations Director,
she has played an integral role in building community relations at Los
Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and VNY, including forming an employee and tenant
volunteer group (Team LAWA), bringing LAWA’s Aviation Careers Education (ACE)
Academy to VNY, growing the annual Job Shadow Day, and fostering
several partnerships with local groups like the Greater Van Nuys Rotary
Club, local chambers of commerce, the Valley Industry and Commerce Association
(VICA), and the YMCA.
Sanchez will be honored
alongside Lupita Cornejo, AT&T California Director of External Affairs, at
the upcoming Mid Valley YMCA13th Annual Gala on November 17 at Castle &
Cooke Aviation, and looks forward to VNY's continued commitment to serving
as a valued community partner.