Past Awards

The Rotary Club of Boulder Valley recognizes Club members for service to Rotary and to other at the annual installation of new officer banquet. These awards are:

Rotarian of the Year

Terry L. Davis 1985-86
James W. Quesenbery 1986-87
Alvin L. Morie 1987-88
Andrew B. James 1988-89
Burton S. Lee 1989-90
David W Molyneux 1990-91
Timothy P. Watson 1991-92
Jennifer A Rainy 1992-93
James W. Quesenbery 1993-94
Marilyn K. Reichenberg 1993-94
Ben W. Thompson 1994-95
Larry D. Parrish 1995-96
Christopher S. Johnson 1996-97
Edward S. Wittman 1997-98
Paul Hohbach 1998-99
Richard L. Hedges 1999-00
Robert J. Harberg 2000-01
Craig D. Pearson 2001-02
Kathy Zeidlik 2002-03
Charles F. Hix III 2003-04
Constance Holden 2004-05
Robert Sinton 2005-06
Robert H. Little 2006-07
Geoffrey C. Wheeler 2007-08
William H. Farrow 2007-08*
James A. Thomas 2008-09
Cammie Cloman 2009-10
Robert Harberg 2010-11
Maud Huey-Kenyon 2011-12
Valerie Johnson 2012-13
Junior Weed-Ziegler 2013-14
Brad Lesch 2014-15
Charley Mallon 2015-16
John Kenyon 2016-17

* For the 2007-08 club year, two recipients were selected in each award category.

Service above Self

This is awarded for exceptional service by a Rotary member in any endeavor, not necessarily in a Rotary function. The recipients of this award are:

Donald E. May 1987-88
Terry L. Davis 1988-89
Raymond F. Marcus 1989-90
Burton S. Lee 1990-91
B. Scot Smith 1991-92
Dean P. Stull 1992-93
Robert C. Lundeen 1993-94
Kit T. Hollingshead 1994-95
Constance Holden 1995-96
Susan J. Chrisman 1996-97
Corinne Thul 1997-98
Jill L. Marce 1998-99
Donald A. Chapman 1999-00
D. Bruce Blankenship 2000-01
(No award made this year) 2001-02
Joanne W. Smith 2002-03
(No award made this year) 2003-04
Timothy P. Watson 2004-05
Susan J. Chrisman 2005-06
Charles F. Hix III 2006-07
India Hart Wood 2007-08
Paul J. Orzech 2007-08*
Gary Gomulinski 2008-09
Junior Weed-Ziegler 2009-10
Gordon Gamm 2010-11
Jay Millard 2011-12
John Kenyon 2012-13
not given 2013-14
Charley Mallon 2014-15
Michael O’Neill & Pat Troeltzsch 2015-16
Bill & Pauline Farrow 2016-17


Outstanding New Rotarian “Pacesetter”

This award seeks to recognize the Rotarian who joined the club within the past Rotary year and has “Hit the Ground Running” in terms of interest, activity and contribution to club projects and goals.

Joanne Wheeler Smith 1996-97
Richard L. Hedges 1997-98
Robert Sinton 1998-99
Patricia A. Farrington 1999-00
Candyce I. Wither 2000-01
Rachael Ollar 2001-02
R. Joshua Cook 2002-03
Carolyn Marino 2002-03
William H. Farrow 2003-04
India Hart Wood 2003-04
Jane Engel 2004-05
Derrick A. Borgmann 2004-05
Anne E. Watson 2005-06
Christopher A. Puccio 2006-07
Tim Conarro 2007-08
Thomas DeBie 2007-08*
David Gardner 2008-09
Jay Millard 2009-10
Maud Huey-Kenyon 2010-11
Pat Troeltzsch 2011-12
Kevin Kelly 2012-13
not given 2013-14
David Harper 2014-15
Josh Lewis 2015-16
Harma Drenth 2016-17

* For the 2007-08 club year, two recipients were selected in each award category.

Senior Active Award

This is awarded to Senior Active club members who have provided outstanding service to the club.

James W. Quesenbery 1996-97

District Governor’s 4-Way Test Award

This is awarded by the Governor of Rotary District 5450 to Rotarians best exemplifying the ideals of the 4-Way Test. The Boulder Valley Rotary Club recipients of this award are:

Edward S. Wittman 1995-96


Award of Excellence

This is awarded to club members for generous contributions and support for the ideals of Rotary International. The Boulder Valley recipients of this award are:

Gordon Gamm 2005-2006
James S. Beckley 2007-2008

Gift to the World

This award seeks to recognize the Rotarian who has been our club’s treasurer for 21 years, and continues to excel at keeping our financials on track. The recipient of this award is:

Susan Chrisman 2015-2016


Special Membership Award

This award seeks to recognize the Rotarians responsible for re-invigorating our Membership Committee. The recipients of this award are:

Kathy Stutzman 2016-17
Tai Patwardhan 2016-17