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Social Work Month: Celebration & Award Ceremony
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2018 Award Recipients
Presented March 8, 2018

Social Worker of the Year - Rebecca Meyers

Lifetime Achievement - Renee Rivera

Early Career Social Worker - Julie Clockston

Distinguished Public Servant - Sgt. Sean Harper

 

2017 Award Recipients
Presented March 2, 2017

Social Worker of the Year - Kim Stewart

Lifetime Achievement - Pat Tagert

Legislator of the Year - Lois Landgraf

 

2016 Award Recipients
Presented March 2, 2016

Lifetime Achievement:  Dawn Matera Bassett
Distinguished Legislator:
  Rep. Pete Lee (HD-18)


2015 Award Recipients
Presented March 12, 2015

Lifetime Achievement: Kay Alexander
Distinguished Legislator:  Jonathan Singer

 

2014 Award Recipients
Presented March 6, 2014 in Denver, CO - photos

Social Worker of the Year:  Bill Semple
Lifetime Achievement:  Libby Bortz
Distinguished Legislator:  Tracy Kraft-Tharp

 

2013 Award Recipients
Presented February 28, 2013 in Denver, CO

Social Worker of the Year:  Andrea Philleo
Lifetime Achievement:  Jean Greenberg
Distinguished Legislator:  Beth McCann

 

2012 Award Recipients
Presented March 9, 2012 in Denver, CO - photos

Social Worker of the Year: Marty Waters
Lifetime Achievement: Janet Wright
NASWCO Distinguished Legislator:  Senator Pat Steadman
Clinical Society Advocate:  Senator Irene Aguilar

2011 Awardees
Presented March 4, 2011 in Denver, CO - photos

Social Worker of the Year – Leanne Clark, MSW, LCSW
Lifetime Achievement – Carole Fee Ivanoff, PhD, LCSW
Distinguished Legislator – Senator Linda Newell, Colorado State Senate District 26


2010 Awardees
Presented March 5th in Denver, CO  photo

Social Worker of the Year - Donna Finicle  (Woodland Park/Pikes Peak Region)

Lifetime Achievement - Michael Holtby (Denver/ Metro Denver Region)

Lifetime Achievement - Maynard Hesselbarth (Grand Junction/ Western Region)

Legislator of the Year - Rep. John Kefalas (House District 52 - Fort Collins Area)

 

2009 Awardees
Presented March 6, 2009 Denver, Colorado
Photo - Keynote (Congresswoman Besty Markey) & Emcee (Deb Valentine)

Social Worker of the Year Award - Becky Hobart, MSW, LCSW

Social Worker Trailblazer  - Elizabeth Davis, MSW

Lifetime Achievement - Chris Pertusi, MSW, LCSW

Distinguished Legislator of the Year - Jerry Frangas, MSW, MBA

Human Services Professional of the Year - Jeanne Rohner, BA 

 

2008 Awardees
Presented March 7, 2008 Denver, Colorado

Lifetime Achievement Award - Robert Warren and Charles Vorwaller

Trailblazer Award - Sandra Holman

Social Worker of the Year Award - Sarah Lincoln and Jak Hahn

Human Services Professional Award - Matt Teegarden

Legislator of the Year - Betty Boyd and Bernie Beusher

Social Work Hall of Honor Award - Morgan Bergman 

 

2007 Awardees

Social Worker of the Year - Pam Lozow

Social Work Trailblazer - Vickie Clark

Lifetime Achievement Award - Robert "Bob" Boe

Human Service Professional of the Year - Joanna Little

Distinguished Legislator of the Year - Gwyn Green

 

2006 Awardees
Presented March 3, 2006
Denver, Colorado

Social Worker of the Year Award - Wanda Ellingston

Lifetime Achievement Award - Catherine Alter

Social Work Trailblazer Award - Doug Lehman

NASWCO Hall of Honor Award - Larry Botnick

Human Services Professional Award - Mark Fallon-Cyr

Legislator of the Year Award - Andrew Romanoff

ASW Charter Members:
Mark Abernathy (deceased)
Twyla Boe
Betty Broadhurst

Ben Granger
Geroge Hypes
Howard Krasnoff
Donald Krill
J.D. Lillie
Joyce Marx (deceased)
Patricia Weiman

 

2005 Awardees
Presented April 16, 2008
Breckenridge, Colorado

Social Worker of the Year Award - Rubi Clay and Laurie Picus

Lifetime Achievement Award - Connie Calkin

Social Work Trailblazer Award - Jim Moran

NASWCO Hall of Honor Award - Jena Kelly

Human Service Professional Award - Peter van Dernoot

Legislator of the Year Award - Anne McGihon
 

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