Profile of Janice Wakefield, NCCA’s Newest Emeritus Member

At the annual meeting of the North Carolina Chaplains’ Association in May of 2018, Janice Wakefield was approved by the membership as an Emeritus Member.  This award includes the honor of free membership and meeting attendance.

Janice has been a member of NCCA for approximately 35 years.  She served the group as “Archivist” from 1984 to 1986.  During this time she wrote a history of the organization.  She served as Treasurer 1986 to 1988.  From there she move to the presidency of NCCA in 1988 to 1990.

Janice and Janet Forrest presented a program for the spring meeting a number of years ago.  Janice believes it was called Nuts and Bolts of Building a Palliative Care Program.

Janice did her first unit of CPE during seminary at what was known then as Louisville General Hospital.  Her residence was done at what is now Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Her first job after her residency was at Wesley Long Hospital.  She served there for 12 years.  She served as a Clinical Chaplain at High Point Regional Medical Center for the remainder of her career and retired earlier this year.

Congratulations to Janice on her successful career as chaplain and thanks for her service to NCCA.

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