DETROIT — Roger L. Myers, president and CEO of Presbyterian Villages of Michigan, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Mariam C. Noland Award for Nonprofit Leadership by the the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.
The annual award recognizes a nonprofit president or CEO in southeast Michigan whose service exemplifies the importance of nonprofit leadership, not only to his or her organization, but also to the wider nonprofit community. The award recipient receives a grant of $10,000 from the Community Foundation, with the preference that it be used for executive leadership development opportunities.
Myers, of Canton, has served as the president and CEO of Presbyterian Villages of Michigan since 1992. The organization, which provides residential accommodations, services, programs, and care to more than 4,300 seniors. During his tenure, Presbyterian Villages of Michigan has grown from five locations to 25, including seven within the city limits of Detroit.
“The mission of the Community Foundation is to enhance the quality of life for people in southeast Michigan. Roger Myers exemplifies this principle through his many years of work on behalf of our region’s older residents,” said James B. Nicholson, chair of the board of trustees of the Community Foundation.
Myers’ community service also includes work with LeadingAge, The Senior Alliance, Crime Stoppers of Michigan, Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology Board of Visitors, Alma College, Detroit Wayne County Health Authority, Greater Detroit Area Health Council, Aging Services Consortium of Detroit, PACE of Southeast Michigan, Presbyterian Association of Homes and Services to the Aging and the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church USA.