Key service awards achieved in 2018
Penny Bessire, Jack Clason, Joni Fenner, Terry Gaustad, Martha Richeson, Patty Trimingham, Mary Vogas
Madeleine Barnes, Brenda Gonzales, David Hanson, George Kyame, Cindy Liening, Carolyn Miles, Fran Ryan, Chuck Snyder
Larry Brasfield, Frank Budny
Tom Betros, Alan Wilde
Jim Duron, Tom Solomon
2018 Year End Awards – These awards are given out at our end of year celebration
Each year our chapter recognizes outstanding service and contributions to natural resource restoration and education efforts with the “Treasures of the Bay Awards.” Three special new awards were created for 2017 honoring individuals making key contributions to our chapter:
- Dick Benoit Leadership Award: Awarded for extraordinary service, mentoring, leadership and
dedication to our organization.
- Beth Cooper Memorial Service Award: Awarded to a new Chapter member (2 years or less) in recognition of their volunteer service and dedication to the chapter.
- Sara Snell Education Award: Awarded in recognition of initiatives in education about the Galveston Bay ecosystem.
Dick Benoit Leadership Award – Sara Snell
Beth Cooper Service Award – Janet Mason, Patty Trimingham
Sara Snell Education Award – David Bulliner
Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
Chapter Service Awards
Jim Duron, Lynn Wright
Making a Difference Award
Davis Clay, Robin Kendrick-Yates