Volunteer Award Recipients for 2015
Louise Nixon, Hall of Fame Award
Honoring a volunteer whose efforts exhibit, by action and deed over an extended period of time, exceptional service and dedication to the Center, its clients and its causes, and who has left a permanent mark in its history.
Steve Goodin, Frances Wender Kandel Volunteer of the Year Award
Honoring a volunteer who has shown a dedication to community service, the Center and its clients, in the tradition of the award’s namesake, Frances Wender Kandel, a volunteer lawyer who, before her untimely death, helped start the Center and was one of its biggest cheerleaders and active participants.
Serine Tsuda, Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award
Honoring a volunteer lawyer who has provided substantial and extraordinary service in a case or cases, or in a subject matter, providing relief to a client or clients who without the assistance, would have been irreparably injured.
Kristen Damon, New Volunteer of the Year Award
Honoring an individual who has joined the Center as a volunteer within the last 12 months, and has shown spirit, energy and commitment to serving as a role model for other new participants.
Shane Brengle, Distinguished Service Award
Honoring a volunteer whose contribution in the past year has exceeded expectations, and benefitted clients as well as the needs of the Center.
Rene Lopez, Community Volunteer of the Year Award
Honoring a volunteer who has carried out behind-the-scenes activities that have substantially contributed to enhancing the Center’s infrastructure, and who has sought no recognition or reward other than the knowledge that the Center’s interests have been advanced.