Opus Peace National Award Recipients

The recipients identified below have played a major role in the Opus Peace movement by advancing the Soul Injury message. They are change-agents in their community, in their workplace, in their families, and in their own lives. Margaret Mead, the famous anthropologist, said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” The thoughtful, committed people identified below are changing the world. They are now part of the Opus Peace “Mead Team.”

Katherine Kemp
2020 Opus Peace Award Recipient

Director of Veteran Services NHPCO (National Hospice and Paliative Care Organization)
Abi Katz, D.O., M.S., HMDC
2019 Opus Peace Award Recipient

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Assistant Professor (Department of Geriatrics), Program Director (Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship)

Friends Care Community in Yellow Springs, Ohio, Medical Director
Tammy Francis RN, CDE
2018 Opus Peace Award Recipient

Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice, Owner & Administrator
Amy Tucci
2017 Opus Peace Award Recipient

Hospice Foundation of America, President & CEO
Ralph Ozmun
2016 Opus Peace Award Recipient

Smoky Mountain Home Health & Hospice, Volunteer Coordinator
Amber Nikolai & Tracy Rosinski
2015 Opus Peace Award Recipients

Amber Nikolai: Wisconsin Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Public Relations Director

Tracy Rosinski: Heartland Home Health & Hospice Care, Business Manager
Jim Rudolph
2014 Opus Peace Award Recipient

Proprietor, Veterans Funeral Care