Bonnie J. Chakravorty, MSW, PhD officially announced her retirement from the AlphaNet, Inc. Board of Directors effective October 11, 2019. Bonnie was a member of the AlphaNet Board for over 18 years and most recently served as the Chair of the Conflict of Interest Review Committee. She formerly served as the Board Secretary and Chair of the Nominating Committee.
Chairman Robert L. Greene, Jr. presented Bonnie with an Alphie Award at the AlphaNet Board of Directors meeting on October 11, 2019 in recognition of her longstanding commitment to AlphaNet and the greater Alpha-1 community.
“The AlphaNet Board extends our deepest appreciation to Bonnie for for her tremendous service, support and dedication to our organization over the past 18 years. We are honored to have work alongside her and wish her all the best,” Chairman Greene said.
Bonnie, an Alpha who received a lung transplant in 2017, will still be an active member of the Alpha-1 community but will also devote much of her time volunteering with Tennessee Donor Services as a Donate Life Tennessee Ambassador. In her role as an Ambassador, Bonnie will educate the public about organ donation and the ongoing need for organ donors. She is currently training to compete in the 5k Run/Walk at the 2020 Donate Life Transplant Games in Meadowlands, New Jersey.