Community Awards History

Previous Napa Valley Community Award Winners

2013 Napa Valley Community Award Winners

Community Booster of the Year
Doris Gentry

Hospitality/Tourism Award
Sara Brooks, Napa River Inn

Healthcare Professional of the Year
Dr. Cotter

Nonprofit Employee of the Year
Craig Smith, Downtown Napa Association

Outstanding Public Safety Person of the Year
Sherriff John Robertson

Nonprofit Organization of the Year
Puertas Abiertas

Napa Valley College Student of the Year
Leila Norris & Nicholas Giaccio (tie)

2012 Napa Valley Community Award Winners

Community Booster of the Year
Rick Enos

Hospitality/Tourism Award
Don Shindle, Westin Verasa

Healthcare Professional of the Year
Lisa Lewis-Javar

Nonprofit Employee of the Year
Celine Regalia

Outstanding Public Safety Person of the Year
Chief Tim Borman

Nonprofit Organization of the Year
Community Action Napa Valley & Community Health Clinic Ole (tie)

Napa Valley College Student of the Year
Marissa Castaneda

2011 Napa Valley Community Award Winners

Outstanding Community Booster:
Chuck McMinn, Vineyard 29/NapaLearns

Outstanding Healthcare Professional:
Adele Cotter, Queen of the Valley Medical Center and Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services

Outstanding Hospitality/Tourism Professional:
Clay Gregory, The Napa Valley Destination Council

Outstanding Napa Valley College Student:
Karla Gomez

Outstanding Nonprofit Employee:
Kristina Young, Arts Council Napa Valley

Outstanding Public Safety Person:
Omar Salem, Napa PD

Outstanding NonProfit Organization:
CyberMill Technology Center

Teacher of the Year:
Jennifer Castelazo, Vintage High School

2010 Napa Valley Community Award Winners

Dell Coats - Outstanding Community Booster

Clemente Cittoni - Outstanding Community Icon

Dr. Michael Shifflett - Outstanding Healthcare Professional

Jenne Hohn, Jenne Hohn Events - Outstanding Hospitality/Tourism Professional

Rob Holst - Outstanding Napa Valley College Student

Bob Pallas, Connolly Ranch - Outstanding Nonprofit Employee

Brandon Gardner - Outstanding Public Safety Person

Napa Valley Community Housing - Outstanding NonProfit Organization

Evan Blasingame - Teacher of the Year


2009 Napa Valley Community Award Winners

Gary Rose - Outstanding Community Booster

Peter M. Haines, CNA - Outstanding Healthcare Professional

Patricia Cline - Outstanding Hospitality/Tourism Professional

Kirsten Raschko - Outstanding Napa Valley College College Student

Michelle Williams, Arts Council of Napa Valley - Outstanding NonProfit Employee

Napa Emergency Women's Services (NEWS) - Outstanding NonProfit Organization

Captain Charlie Rhodes - Outstanding Public Safety Person

Jennifer Veveiros - Teacher of the Year

2008 Napa Valley Community Award Winners

Betty Rhodes - Outstanding Community Booster

Bruce McCall, PT & Glenn Hughes, PT - Outstanding Healthcare Professionals

Jackie Richmond - Outstanding Hospitality/Tourism Professional

Shontaine Brayton - Outstanding Napa Valley College Student

Frances Ortiz-Chavez - Outstanding Nonprofit Employee of the Year

Cope Family Center - Outstanding Nonprofit Organization

Deputy John Hallman - Sheriff's Dept. - Outstanding Public Safety Person

Mark Teeters - Teacher of the Year

2007 Napa Valley Community Award Winners

Jim Roberts - Outstanding Community Booster

Tiara Ellisen, RN - Outstanding Healthcare Professional 

Laurie Gordon - Outstanding Hospitality/Tourism Professional

Rachel Salas and James Carter - Outstanding Napa Valley College Students

Kealoha Keliikoa - Outstanding Nonprofit Employee

Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services  - Outstanding Nonprofit Organization

Aaron Medina - Napa Police Department - Ouststanding Public Safety Person

Dana Cope - Teacher of the Year