CHICO, Calif. – Enloe Medical Center nurse, Jacqueline Winters-Hall has received this year's Outstanding Community Advocate Award, announced Catalyst Domestic Violence Services.
The award was created to honor local community members and activists who are committed to violence prevention in Butte County, along with demonstrating a commitment to Catalyst values.
Winters-Hall is a longtime advocate for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. She has worked at Enloe Medical Center as a forensic nurse examiner for over 12 years.
She is also currently Enloe’s Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner coordinator. Catalyst said she has shown a commitment to consistent and effective trauma-informed service delivery.
Catalyst said she was instrumental in getting Butte County into the pilot project for rapid DNA service and helped start the county sexual assault response team.
“Both of these accomplishments demonstrate her sense of personal responsibility and professionalism,” said Catalyst.
The award was given to Winters-Hall at a ceremony on Thursday at Enloe Park.