|Didlake Board Chairwoman, Pamela N. Moody, Ed.D has been awarded Woman of the Year for the Greater Manassas Christmas Parade and was part of the city’s Christmas Parade this past Saturday. The parade, which entered its 74th year with the theme of Christmas Stories, features floats and performances from Manassas businesses and schools.
“I am deeply honored to be recognized as the Greater Manassas Woman of the year,” said Pam. “It’s an honor to serve our community as Didlake has been an important part of my life for 30 years. I have enjoyed serving with many dedicated volunteers and community leaders during my tenure. Each brought a special gift to Didlake, Inc. Thank you for what each of you do to enhance the lives of others.”
Candidates for the award are selected from women who are citizens of Manassas who have been influential in the community for the last several years. Individuals can also be nominated on the Christmas Parade’s website or by citizens active in different organizations. Recipients are then selected based on the time and extent of their dedication to the community.
|Pam’s biography is included below:
“Pam moved with her parents and sister to Manassas in 1965. Her parents were lifelong community servants and Pam continues to honor them with her community support. She is currently board chair for Didlake, Inc., where she has volunteered for over 27 years. She also serves on the board of Smart Beginnings Greater Prince William County and is committed to enhancing the quality of early childhood care and learning. Pam supports Child Protection Partnership who works to build a community where children are accepted. loved, cared for, and nurtured so they can become responsible adults, and she is a member of Leadership Prince William Class of 2019; Lead, Inspire, Dream.”
“A career educator with Prince William County Public Schools, Pam loved serving her Sudley Elementary School family and community as principal between 1999-2016. She was also a special educator, visiting teacher/school social worker, and assistant principal for PWCPS. In May 2019, Pam joined CASA Children’s Intervention Services, Inc, as interim executive director. Pam is committed to advocating on behalf of abused and neglected children and to training volunteers to help children. ”
“Pam can be still be found in local high school gymnasiums between December and February as a Virginia High School League (VHSL) girl’s gymnastics official. In her 36th year with VHSL. Pam is always delighted to officiate with former gymnasts.”