Special Recognition

MVP (Maximum Volunteer Presences)
Honoring the volunteer who has made the greatest commitment of time and energy during the year.


Ellen Jones, Judee Levinson, Hilda Maniscalco, Jim Newell, Jarron Okine, Jamie Smith - 2017
Margaret McKinnes - 2016
Valerie Smith - 2015
Deborah Newell, Tracy Olivaria, Jeff Torbett - 2014
Jim Newell - 2013
Roy Busby - 2012
William Watkins - 2011



Hall of Fame
Some people have gone so far beyond merely "special" as to deserve a category all their own. These are the members of our MRC GEM Hall of Fame.
R. Michael Carter Gerald Gifford Margaret McKinnes
Armin Ansari Roy Busby David Collins
Susan Collins Lynda Flage Corky Hoffman
John Hoffman Ellen Jones Dorothy Jubon
Judith Levinson James Newell Liza O'Neal
Robin Pangborn Mark Reiswig Gerard Roets
Connie Russell Jeanette Samaritan Jamie Smith
Anthony Varamo Arnie Zwickel


Rookie of the Year
New members who have attended the greatest number of events since joining in the prior 12 months

Nicole Denham and Bonnie Matthews - 2017
Jarron Okine - 2016
Valerie Smith - 2015
Robin Pangborn - 2014
Amy Williams - 2013
Michelle McMahon and Sue Sitek - 2012
Susan Collins - 2011



Longevity Achievement Award

Honoring members who have stayed with us through thick and thin, lending their skills and support to our success.

Member since 2003

Roy Busby
Betty Dalton


Member since 2004

Maricel Haynes
Frances Stark
Tony Varamo


Member since 2005

Lynda Flage Todd Rovie

Member since 2006
Armin Ansari Judee Levinson Sherwin Levinson

Member since 2007
Nicky Gary Betty Goetz Chris Harper
Sybil Ingram Jim Marchand Mark Reiswig

Member since 2008
Nancy Bailey Joel Barrett Scott Batterton
Jessica Cardona Steve Clement Carol Connell
Gaile Connolly Vanessa Dameron Melissa Dodson
Quinton Dothard Kimberly Footman Greg French
Julie Grabenkort Kathleen Heidish Malinda Johnson
Jamie Kearney Karen Krumenaker Martin Levinson
Joyce Lytton Sandy Mathis Mireya Montalvo
Phillips Moore Sandra Moore Lynda Palmer
Gerard Roets James Rogers William Stout
Gaynell Taylor Christine Turner Tanya Williams
Arnold Zwickel    

Member since 2009
Benjamin Ankrah Carmen Ashley Sonia Benenati
Thomas Blevins Deborah Brown Charles Carroll
Hal Collier Elizabeth Daniels Diane Degaetano
Kimberly Deitrick Lezly Dorman Mary Dunning
Ken Edwards Irene Fackrell Patricia Finkenhoefer
Deundrea Ford Shirley Ford Holley Freeman
Tiffany Gagnon Sneha Gilani Crystal Gilbert
Maleeka Glover Charles Goetz Vernon Goins
Theresa Goodman Tarah Hadley Mona Hand
Theodore Hausauer Angel Hilley Constance Hoffman
Lesli Hunter Donald Jackson Dahlia Jeanty
Dorothy Jubon Abdirashid Kanyare Nargis Karimi
Amanda Kelley Taslim Lakhani Antonio London
Alice Martin Orlando Montalvo Michael Mosley
James Newell Jeffrey Patrick Patricia Pescitelli
Arun Raghavan Susan Raia Vince Raia
Michael Redmond Jean Roets Connie Russell
Jeanette Samaritan Anita Sanchez Stephanie Shields
Michele Simmons Sharon Skellie Terry Smith
Deborah Snyder Jon Spencer Carrie Stricklin
Shanna Sutton Latonya Thomas Anthony Varamo
LaTonya Walker Laura Westcott Russell Willard
Jennifer Winter Micaela Young  

Member since 2010
OmoRonke Adegbuji Angel Alonso Steven Bass
Bremandy Beal David Bianchi George Blount
Kathleen Blount Alissa Boston Alicia Broeg
Sandra Brooks Jennifer Brown Myron Bullock
Donald Cameron Ebele Chinwe Deborah Coker
Trent Cornelious Randall Coutermarsh Renee Coutermarsh
Leonard Coverdale Lisa Culver Denise Currie-Lowe
Betty Dalton Tina DeJager Jack Dominey
Barbara Durrett Cathy Edwards Reese Evans
Joseph Fonkeng Beverly Freeman Mef Galle
Diana Garcia Thomas Garner Brenda Graiser
Sam Graiser Evelyn Hargett Andrew Harper
Jack Harper Debbie Hoecker John Hoffman
Dru Horne Somini John Charlene Kerry
Rita Lance Dietrua Lealand Rebecca Lore
William Martin Chloe Milligan Nanette Morgan
Deborah Newell Sandra Odom Haajar Owen
Robbie Parker John Payne Tom Philpot
Vernita Pickens Patricia Pleasant Patrice Prevost
Ada Quinones Anne Rhodes Nancy Riggs
Shirley Roach Ruth Rust Suleima Salgado
Dale Salley Tracy Shelton Donald Shriver
Frances Stark Carla Steinbecker Johnny Tate
Marleen Vasquez Carolyne Velkovich Susan Wagner
Martin Wildes Mary Jane Wildes Shaun Wilhelmi
Lauren Williams Lori Zboran Lyna Zhang

Member since 2011
Karen Adams Wilhemina Avery Stacy Bair
Divya Bansal James Barker Shelby Biagi
Delilah Bidmus Cynthia Block Bridgette Butynski
David Collins Susan Collins Rosirma Corney
Kali Crosby Audrey Eason Bruce Farrow
Sarah Ford Mei Lee Fung Natalie George
Elaine Geschke Gerald Gifford Stephen Goux
Victoria Gray George Hokett Rashmikant Joshi
Rebecca Jubon Paula Lawrence Faith Ann Letendre
Nina Little Hilda Maniscalco Stacy McBride
Michele McMahon Kenneth Mims Elizabeth Myrick
James Nave Charisse Nitura Kristen Norris
Chirag Patel Mark Popovici Mabel Ramos-Ortiz
Jeremy Ray Debra Reid Zoe Saffen
Donald Seder Scott Seguin Musu Sesay
Gwendylon Smith Tanika Spann Richard Szeliga
margaret tim Rosalind Usher William Watkins

Member since 2012
Ali Shafeenaaz Denise Brockenfelt karl burton
Chareice D'Archiville-Henry Lora Darrisaw William Dunning
Regina Garner Charles Garrett Marniweah Harmon
Randy Layton Jason Mayhew Mark Sharpless
Susan Sitek Bertha Smith Christopher Stackfleth
Jonathan Watkins Amanda Williams Mary Youngblood