Minneapolis - Krista Heeren-Graber
The Minneapolis Division honors Krista Heeren-Graber, executive director of the South Dakota Network Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault. Ms. Heeren-Graber began the network as a one-person agency working out of her car, and ultimately grew it into an agency of eight employees who address the concerns of domestic violence and sexual assault victims.
FBI Director Recognizes Distinguished Community Leaders
In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters on April 15, 2016, Director James B. Comey recognized the recipients of the 2015 Director’s Community Leadership Award. These leaders, selected by their area FBI field office, have demonstrated outstanding contributions to their local communities through service. The FBI is grateful for the work of each of these individuals and organizations on behalf of their communities.
“[This year’s honorees] have done extraordinary good across communities in this country and have made a lasting difference,” said Director Comey. “Thank you for that good, thank you for what you represent, and thank you for inspiring not just the FBI but this entire country.”
Recipients of the 2015 Director’s Community Leadership Award are: