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FIRST ANNUAL (1981)   
Health & Safety  Dr. Thistle McKee 
Business & Professional Women   Audrey Reeg 
Adult Education  Lillian Gravatt 
Employment   "B" Katz 
Legislation  Elizabeth McCann 
Human Rights  Ann Warshauer 
Consumer Affairs  Antoinette Kelly 
Housing/Environmental  Ellen Pickering 
Youth Education   Winifred Anderson 
Youth Education   Janet Chitwood 
Cultural Affairs   Effie Dunston 
   
SECOND ANNUAL (1982)   
Health & Safety  Dorothy Davies 
Housing  Vola Lawson 
Legislation  Jeanne Connell 
Human Rights  Annie B. Rose 
Cultural Affairs & the Arts   Argyle Crump 
Youth Services   Christine Ulrich 
Environment & Preservation   Ethelyn Cox 
Business & Professional Women  Jacqueline Urow 
Education & Training  Elizabeth Anne Campagna 
   
THIRD ANNUAL (1983)   
Marguerite Payez (1st Annual)  Sheila Doud 
Health & Safety  Eileen Kelly 
Housing  Sharon Annear 
Human Rights  Marilyn Eaton 
Cultural Affairs & the Arts   Heidi Pope 
Youth Services   Viola Yancy  
Aging  Florence Price 
Education  Judy Harman 
Environment  Lois Hunt 
Preservation  Linda Michael 
   
FOURTH ANNUAL (1984)   
Youth Services  Victoria Penn 
Education  Shirley Tyler 
Preservation  Pamela Cressy 
Aging  Ellen Kessler 
Refugees  Nancy Kelly 
Business & Professional Women   Anna Smith 
Housing  Judy Hansen 
Health & Safety  Lois Van Valkenburgh 
   
FIFTH ANNUAL (1985)   
Marguerite Payez  Sarah Wallace 
Human Rights  Patricia A. Smith 
Education  Helena Pratt 
Business & Professional Women          Buena M. Chesshir 
Youth Services  Francine C. Rosenfeld 
Aging   Adelaide S. Turner 
Preservation                         Shirley B. Zenith 
Health & Safety   Peggy Sklar 
Cultural Affairs & the Arts   Lois Kelso Hunt 
Housing  Eudora Lyles 
   
SIXTH ANNUAL (1986)   
Marguerite Payez  Floirence Price 
Health & Safety  Jeannette Smalling 
Cultural Affairs & the Arts   Doris Miller 
Preservation & Development  Anne Ware  Montgomery 
Public Education  Mary Katherine Shilton 
Community Services  Maudy W. Mays 
Cultural Affairs and the Arts                            Jacqueline Henry‑Green 
Community Services  Gertrude Harvey 
   
SEVENTH ANNUAL (1987)   
Marguerite Payez  Florence E. Tupper 
Public Education  Judith S. Seltz 
Preservation and Development   Ellen Pickering 
Cultural Affairs and the Arts   Sandra B. Calhoun 
Community Services  Helen Miller 
Business Development  Virginia Pryzblo 
Career Development  Laura Ross Brown 
Health & Safety  Lelia Saunders 
Special Award  Cameron Valley Helper's Network 
   
EIGHTH ANNUAL (1988)    
Marguerite Payez  Helen Day 
Public Education  Lou Cook 
Preservation   Marilyn Doherty 
Community Services  Kate Brooks 
Business and Career Development   Hazel Rigby 
Health & Safety  Arlene Hewitt  
   
NINTH ANNUAL (1989)   
Marguerite Payez  Jane Lee Ring 
Health, Safety, and Public Education      Sharon Annear 
Preservation and Development  Jean Caldwell 
Cultural Affairs and the Arts  Nina Tisara 
Community Services  Ramona Younger 
Business and Career Development   Trea Heath  
   
TENTH ANNUAL (1990)   
Marguerite Payez  Marion Stanton 
Public Education  Barbara Mason 
Preservation and Development                              Maxine Clark 
Neighborhood Revitalization   Nancy LaValle 
Housing  Rina Constantino 
Business and Career Development  Dorothy Crowder Coffey 
   
ELEVENTH ANNUAL (1991)   
Marguerite Payez  Elizabeth Cassidy 
Public Education   Claudia Waller 
Preservation and Development  Vicky Menjivar 
Cultural Affairs and the Arts  Fran Redmon 
Community Services  Rosa Byrd 
Business and Career Development  Veronica Mitchell  
   
TWELFTH ANNUAL (1992)   
Marguerite Payez  Margaret Anzchutz 
Preservation and Development  Elizabeth Lyons 
Public Education  Frankie Alston 
Cultural Affairs and the Arts  Martha Mendenhall 
Special recognition  Kerry Krebill 
Recognition of Service Award  Ayana Edwards 
   
THIRTEENTH ANNUAL (1993)   
Marguerite Payez   Ruby J. Tucker 
Education and Training  Betty Hobbs 
Preservation and Development  Eleanor Geiger 
Cultural Affairs  Helen Reid  
Community Services ‑ Youth  Vernell P. Howell 
Business and Career Development  Joan G. Ogilvy Holden 
   
FOURTEENTH ANNUAL (1994)   
Marguerite Payez  Rose Berler 
Education and Training  Mary Ellen Hoy 
Preservation and Development  Pam St. Clair 
Cultural Affairs  Donna Bergheim 
Youth Community Services (Adult)    Darhyl Jasper 
Youth Community Services (Youth)   Janet Ludert    
   
FIFTEENTH ANNUAL (1995)   
Marguerite Payez  Barbara Joseph 
Education and Training  Jean Hunter 
Cultural Affairs  Patricia A. Shea 
Business and Career Development  Katherine L. Morrison 
Women's Health Advocate  Anne Briscoe 
Youth Community Services (Adult)  Peyton Jones 
Youth Community Services (Youth)  Nikki Steptoe 
   
   
SIXTEENTH ANNUAL (1996)   
Marguerite Payez Leadership Award  Ethel Underwood 
Business and Career Development Award  Diane Charles      
Education and Training Award  Jimmie Barnwell 
Cultural Affairs Award  Holly Langenfeld 
Women's Health Advocate Award  Lydia Carter    
Youth Community Services Award - Adult  Margaret Connor 
Youth Community Services Award - Youth  Emily Lloyd  
   
                                        
SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL (1997)   
Marguerite Payez Leadership Award  Lois Van Valkenburgh 
Business and Career Development Award  Kathleen Snyder 
Education and Training Award  Leslie Barnes Hagan 
Cultural Affairs Award  Kathleen Baker 
Women's Health Advocate Award  Carol Swinburn 
Women's Health Advocate Award  Henley F. Gabeau 
Youth Community Services Award - Adult  Catherine W. Carter 
Youth Community Services Award - Youth  Lauren LaSasso 
   
EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL (1998)   
Margaret Payez Leadership Award  Rebecca Davies  
Agent of Change Award  Deborah Brown Anderson 
Agent of Change Award  Deborah D. Dimon 
Agent of Change Award  Albertha Gray 
Agent of Change Award  Sara Rich 
Agent of Change Award  Katie Russell 
   
NINETEENTH ANNUAL (1999)   
Marguerite Payez Leadership Award  Carter Dudley 
Woman to Woman  Joan Gaskins 
Women=s Health/Safety Advocate Award  Gerry Doon 
Cultural Affairs Award  Audrey Faden 
Career Development Award  Ella O. Lewis 
Youth Community Service Award 

Maria Montiel 

 

TWENTIETH ANNUAL (2000) 
Marguerite Payez Leadership Award  Norma Gattsek 
Womens Health/Safety Advocate Award  Elaine Peoples 
Cultural Affairs Award  Sherry Wilson Brown 
Legislative/Public Policy Award  Beth Temple 
Woman to Woman  Jo Ann E. Miller 
Career Development Award  Diane P. Bellefield 
Youth Community Service Award (Adult)  Kim Koch 
Youth Community Service Award  Patrice Green 
   
TWENTY FIRST ANNUAL (2001)   
Marguerite Payez Award  Molly Abraham 
Vola Lawson Award  Grace Lynch 
Rising Star Award  Anna Caulkins 
Cultural Affairs Award  Carolyn Griffin 
Career Development  Blanche Mays Hutchinson 
Legislation and Public Policy Award  Pat Broussard 
Womens Health/Safety Advocate Award  Susan Abramson 
Youth Community Service Award - Adult  Karen Parker Thompson 
Youth Community Service Award - Youth  Riley Ann McDonald 
Woman to Woman  Lillian Stanton Patterson 
   
TWENTY SECOND ANNUAL (2002)   
Marguerite Payez Award  Catherine Thompson 
Marguerite Payez Award  Betty Wright 
Vola Lawson Award   Deborah Warren 
Rising Star Award  Anne Boston Parish 
Cultural Affairs Award  Jo Anne Mitchell 
Career Development  Debra Roepke 
Education/Training  Carolyn Lewis 
Legislation and Public Policy Award  Gayle Reuter 
Womens Health/Safety Advocate Award  Judy Southard 
Woman to Woman  Barbara Strother 
Youth Community Service Award - Youth  Charlotte Flores 
Youth Community Service Award - Adult  Troop 3044 Leader Lori Knoernschild 
Youth Community Service Award - Adult  Troop 3044 Leader Pat Norwood 
Youth Community Service Award - Adult  Troop 3044 Leader Wendy Wyson 
   
TWENTY THIRD ANNUAL (2003)   
Marguerite Payez Award  Judy Lowe 
Vola Lawson Award  Beverly Steele 
Cultural Affairs Award  Carolyn Winters 
Career Development & Education/Training  Cheryl Shaw Barnes 
Womens Health/Safety Advocate Award  Erika Mendez 
Woman to Woman/Making a Difference Award  Wendy John 
Youth Community Service Award - Adult  Ruth Norton 
Youth Community Service Award - Youth  Shannon Parker 
   
TWENTY FOURTH ANNUAL (2004)   
Marguerite Payez Award  Nancy Dunning 
Vola Lawson Award  Sandra Whitmore 
Cultural Affairs Award  Alisa Carrel 
Career Development & Education/Training  Athena A. Bunny@ Honduras 
Legislation and Public Policy Award  Julie N. Jakopic 
Woman to Woman/Making a Difference  Judy Guse Noritake 
Youth Community Service Award  Judith Louise Haskins 
   
TWENTY FIFTH ANNUAL (2005)   
Marguerite Payez Award  Barbara Gilley 
Vola Lawson Award  Scott Gibson 
Rising Star Award  Jennifer Canaff-McNulty 
Cultural Affairs Award  Janet Barnett 
Cultural Affairs Award  Marga Fripp 
Career Development & Education/Training  Karen Randall 
Legislation and Public Policy Award  Marian Van Landingham 
Womens Health/Safety Advocate Award  Jodie Markowitz 
Woman to Woman/Making a Difference Award  Rosemary Dillard 
Youth Community Service Award - Adult   Charlette Mitchell-Young 
Youth Community Service Award - Youth  Monowara Hossain 
Youth Community Service Award - Youth  Shannon Scott 
Womens Business Award  Joan Wheeler 
   
TWENTY SIXTH ANNUAL (2006)   
Marguerite Payez Award  Kathy Wilson 
Vola Lawson Award  Michele Evans 
Rising Star Award  Desiree Maxwell 
Cultural Affairs Award  Pat Miller 
Career Development & Education/Training  Barbara Wyles 
Legislation and Public Policy Award  Kathy Prudden 
Womens Health/Safety Advocate Award  Linda Dwyer 
Woman to Woman/Making a Difference Award  Joan Dale 
Youth Community Service Award - Adult  Michele Thorell 
Youth Community Service Award - Youth  Hiwot Tilahun 
Youth Community Service Award - Youth  Courtney Wu 
Womens Business Award  Wendy Albert 
   
TWENTY SEVENTH ANNUAL (2007)   
Vola Lawson Award   Amy Bertsch 
Rising Star Award  Toni Gagnon Ross 
Marquerite Payez Leadership Award   Sandy Calhoun 
Women’s Health and Safety Advocate Award         Beth Lovain 
Making A Difference Award  Christa Lyons 
Youth Community Services Award  Lorena Granados 
Youth Community Services Award  Cathy Puskar 
Career Development and Education/Training Award  Virginia Hodges Graves 
Marian Van Landingham Leg and PP Award     Lois Walker 
Cultural Affairs Award  Sarah Becker 
   
TWENTY EIGHTH ANNUAL (2008)   
Marguerite Payez Leadership Award  Lavern Jackson Chatman 
Women’s Health and Safety Award  Elizabeth Kuttler 
Women’s Health and Safety Award  Gina Lohr 
Youth Community Services Award  Lucretica Jackson 
Youth Community Services Award  Giselle Avalos 
Career Dev and Education/Training Award    Eula Miller 
Marian Van Landingham Leg and PP Award   Joyce Woodson 
Marian Van Landingham Leg and PP Award   Fay Slotnick 
Cultural Affairs Award  Kathryn Brown 
Making A Difference Award  Patty Moran 
Vola Lawson Award  JoAnn Maldonado 
Rising Star Award  Cindy McCartney 
   
TWENTY NINTH ANNUAL (2009)   
Marguerite Payez Lifetime Achievement Award  Patsy Ticer 
Women’s Health and Safety Advocate Award  Frances Hicks 
Youth Community Services Award  Diane Reese 
Leadership in Business and Career Dev Award    Marcia Call 
Marian Van Landingham Leg and PP Award   Karen Gautney 
Making A Difference Award  Linda Odell 
Making A Difference Award  Alice Merrill 
Vola Lawson Award  Audrey Davis 
Rising Star Award  Alicia Hughes 
   
THIRTIETH ANNUAL (2010)   
Marguerite Payez Lifetime Achievement Award  Alice P. Morgan 
Women’s Health and Safety Advocate Award  Martha Grutza 
Youth Community Services Award  Shireen K. Lewis 
Leadership in Business and Career Dev Award    Sandy Modell 
Marian Van Landingham Leg and PP Award   Joann Miller  
Making A Difference Award  Veronica Aberle 
Vola Lawson Award  Denise Costley 
Rising Star Award  Kendra Gillespie 
Cultural Affairs Award  Cheryl Anne Colton 
   
THIRTY FIRST ANNUAL (2011)   
Life Time Achievement Award  Susan Butler 
Marguerite Payez Leadership Award  Julie Lineberry 
Women’s Health and Safety Advocate Award  Melinda Gray 
Youth Community Services Award  Dora Tweneboah 
Youth Community Services Award  Deena Disraelly 
Youth Community Services Award  Krishna Leyva 
Leadership in Business and Career Dev.  Kari Galloway 
Marian Van Landingham Leg and PP Award  Beverly Beidler 
Making a Difference Award  Cathy David 
Vola Lawson Award  Det. Sandra Hein 
Rising Star Award  Chyrell Bucksell 
Donna Bergheim Cultural Affairs Award  Linda Hafer 
   
THIRTY SECOND ANNUAL (2012)   
Lifetime Achievement Award  Elsie Mosqueda 
Marguerite Payez Leadership Award  Gwendolyn Lewis 
Women’s Health and Safety Advocate Award  Jane Grayson, M.D. 
Youth Community Services Award  Rebecca Griesse 
Youth Community Services Award  Teens Talk Founders 
Leadership in Business and Career Dev.  Andrea Seward 
Marian Van Landingham Leg. And PP Award  Mary Jane Nugent 
Making a Difference  Patricia Rodgers 
Vola Lawson Award  Fire Captain Rodney Masser 
Rising Star Award  Betty Morrison 
Donna Bergheim Cultural Affairs Award  Rachel Alberts 
   
THIRTY THIRD ANNUAL (2013)   
Marguerite Payez Lifetime Achievement Award   
Women’s Health and Safety Advocate Award  Erika Kleiner 
Youth Community Services Award  Karyn Moran 
Leadership in Business and Career Dev Award    Elizabeth Todd 
Marian Van Landingham Leg and PP Award   Monica Reid 
Making A Difference Award  Becky Davis 
Making A Difference Award  Faye Gunn 
Vola Lawson Award  Robin Wallin 
Rising Star Award  Brooke Curan 
Rising Star Award  Monika Jones 
Donna Bergheim Cultural Affairs Award  Nina Tisara 
Susan Lowell Butler Lifetime Achv Award    Part Miller 
THIRTY FOURTH ANNUAL (2014)   
The Susan Lowell Butler Lifetime Achievement Award  Vola Lawson
The Marguerite Payez Leadership Award Jen Walker
Youth Community Services Award (Adult)
Joyce Rawlings
Youth Community Services Award (Youth)   Nancy Martinez
Leadership in Business and Career Development Award Joan Renner 
The Marian Van Landingham Legislative and Public Policy Award
Jean Kelleher
Making A Difference Award  Amy Creed
Vola Lawson Award  Wendy Webb
Rising Star Award  Cynthia Skinner
Donna Bergheim Cultural Affairs Award   Ruthanne Lodato




 THIRTY FIFTH ANNUAL (2015) 
 Leadership in Business and Career Development Award Ashley McNeff Behrens
 Making A Difference Award Ginny Hill-Obranovich
 Rising Star Award LaDonna Sanders
 Youth Community Services Award (Youth) Zauhirah Tipu
 Youth Community Services Award (Adult) Lorraine Friedman
 Women’s Health and Safety Advocate Award Deputy Sheriff Valarie Wright
 The Marguerite Payez Award Cynthia Anderson
 Donna Bergheim Cultural Affairs Award Joan Daggy Singer
 Marian Van Landingham Legislation and Public Policy Award Suzanne Maxey
 Vola Lawson Award Laurie Meyer (in memoriam)
 The Susan Lowell Butler Lifetime Achievement Award Brooksie Koopman