Name: Pamela Blizzard ShaferHonored by The Carroll County...

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Name: Pamela Blizzard Shafer

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Being appointed assistant vice president for quality assurance/risk management at Carroll County General Hospital

Age: 37

Residence; hometown: Westminster

Education: 1972 Westminster High School graduate; 1976 graduate of University of Maryland School of Nursing; 1985 graduate of Loyola College in Baltimore with a master's degree in business administration

Family: Husband: Larry Shafer, 40, owner of Support Solutions Inc., computer consultingfirm; sons, Daniel, 3, and Michael, 16 months; mother: LaRue Seipp Blizzard, 70, of Westminster; father: Melvin I. Blizzard, 73, former postal worker, of Westminster

Place of worship: Westminster United Methodist Church

Activities/hobbies: Formerly worked in nursing administration at Johns Hopkins Hospital before coming to CCGH; member of Shepherd's Staff board of directors for community church group; member of Society Committee at church; enjoys reading, travel and her three dogs

Accomplishments: Being given CCGH position and named to board of Shepherd's Staff; being appointed a head nurse after only 15months at JHH; her children; successfully having a surprise 40th birthday party for her husband

Recipient's comments: "I had a call from the hospital asking me to stop by. They offered me the job, and I was just really excited. Between this and Shepherd's Staff, I feel like I'm really becoming a part of the community. It's kind of like coming home again. I'm a homebody, but I was looking for the work challenge. This is a new position for the hospital, and they've been looking for the right person for some time, so I hope I can do it."

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