Paul Gleichauf, senior vice president of planning and marketing at Howard County General Hospital, has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Leadership Howard County. Sponsored by the Association of Leadership Professionals, the award recognizes one graduate who has made a significant and notable contribution for the betterment of the community. Gleichauf is a 1997 graduate of the Leadership Premier class. He was chair of the LHC board from 2008 to 2010 and a board member from 2001 to 2011. He is a board member of the Horizon Foundation and chairs its planning and evaluation committee and also serves on the Church of the Resurrection health care and the Boy Scouts of America’s Good Scout committees.