December 16, 2022 – The Millennia Companies® congratulates Director of Resident Advocacy Angela Shuckahosee on receiving the 2022 Advocate of the Year Award from the American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC).
On December 14, 2022, AASC, during a virtual ceremony, presented this notable award to Shuckahosee for her efforts to make a difference in her community, support the needs and the welfare of residents and contribute to the advocacy of the service coordinator industry among peers, policymakers, and property-owners.
“AASC was impressed with the considerable success that Angela has had advocating for her community on a state and national level, the important relationships she has built with policymakers, and the reputation she has earned as an activist for the residents we all serve,” says AASC President & CEO Michelle Missler.
The service coordinator program is essential to enriching the lives of those we serve,” says Alan Weckerly, Executive Vice President at Millennia Housing Management, Ltd.“ With Angela’s guidance, we are connecting more seniors, residents with disabilities, and families to key resources and social services.”
At Millennia, a team of more than 40 service coordinators assists residents living in affordable housing communities in identifying, locating, and acquiring the services and supports necessary to become and remain self-sufficient. Shuckahosee serves as a steward of the service coordinator team, participating in all aspects of grant administration, professional development opportunities and quality assurance reporting.
“Whether our teams are providing residents with holiday meals to reduce social isolation during the holidays, coordinating wellness clinics with vaccination opportunities, or back-to-school events to prepare children for learning, Angela, and the service coordinators she supports, are advancing our mission,” says Frank T. Sinito, Chief Executive Officer at Millennia. “We congratulate her on this well-deserved recognition.”
Shuckahosee has served as the Director of Resident Advocacy at Millennia since 2017. Previously, she served as Executive Director of Cleveland Tenants Organization. Shuckahosee graduated from Cleveland State University’s Levin College of Urban Affairs with a Master of Public Administration and earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Communication from the University of Kansas. She has served on numerous non-profit boards as well as the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Audit Committee and the Ballwin Wallace University Political Science Advisory Board.