Jefferson Awards is a national recognition system that highlights public service in America. Sonoma County has adopted it to recognize individuals, nonprofits, board, commissions, or advisory bodies that best demonstrate “Excellence in Community Leadership and Civic Engagement.”
This year's honorees include five individuals and two non-profits: Chris Brokate, Lisa Carreño, Tony Crabb, Richard Dale, Caitlin Cornwall, North Bay Industries, and PDI Surgery Center. Freda Statom, the Executive Regional Director for the Jefferson Awards in the San Francisco Bay Area addressed the Board of Supervisors prior to the presentation.
The recognition ceremony took place on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 9.00am at the County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors meeting in the Board Chambers located at 575 Administration Drive, Room 102A, Santa Rosa. The meeting was open to the public.
The nomination period for the 2018 Jefferson Awards will open in June 2018.
The 2017 Jefferson Award Winners