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NAMI Texas Award Recipients


Charley H. Shannon Advocate of Justice Award

Rep. Four Price (2016)
Sr. Corporal Herbert Cotner (2015)
Senator Bob Deuell (2014)
Judge Brent Carr (2013)
Representative John Davis (2012)
Phillip Jenkins (2011)
Chief William P. McManus (2011)
Judge John Creuzot (2010)
Judge Kristin Wade (2010)
Judge Susan Hawk (2010)
Judge Polly Jackson Spencer (2009)
Allen Bridges (2008)
Dallas Police Department (2008)

Betty Fulenwider Media Award

Edgar Walters (2016)
Mike Barajas (2015)
Steve Spriester (2013)
Andrea Ball (2011)
Sarah Forgany (2011)
Wendy Rigby, KENS 5 TV (2010)
Trey Ware, KTSA Radio (2010)
Robert Arnold, KPRC-TV (2009)
Kim Horner, Dallas Morning News (2009)
Longview News-Journal (2009)
Steve Blow (2008)

Mental Health Professional of the Year 

Phyllis Finley (2016)
Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr. (2015)
Tom Collins (2014)
Leon Evans (2013)
Dianne T. Robinson, PhD (2012)
Dr. Thomas F. McGovern (2011)
Johnnie Sue Davis, LMSW (2010)
Herb Bateman (2009)
Frank Webster, M.D. (2008)

Volunteer of the Year 

David Chastang (2016)
Finis Hay (2015)
Rose McCorkle (2014)
Sue Adams (2013)
Melissa Gibbons (2012)
Yolanda Ortega (2011)
Nora Tsai (2010)
Fifi Wetherhead (2009)
Ed Dickey (2008)

Youth Volunteer of the Year Award

Abigail Madsen (2016)

Mark Korenek Consumer Quality of Life Award

Emmett Biffle (2016)
Teena Adler-Roberts (2015)
Clarence Ewing (2014)
David Carroll (2013)
Denise Baldarrama (2012)
Andy Gibson (2011)
Rosemary Wood (2010)
Janet Paleo (2009)
San Marcos Peer Support Group (2009)
Alice Clark (2008)

Jackie Shannon Enduring Volunteer Award

Pat Alderfer (2016)
Andrea Hazlitt (2015)
Esther Fidler (2014)
Carolyn Karbowski (2013)
Joe Lovelace (2012)
Maurice Dutton (2011)
Jerry Fulenwider (2010)
Carolyn Hamilton (2009)
Jackie Shannon (2008)

Above and Beyond

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services (2012)
Sergio Aguirre (2011)
Gulf Coast MHMRA (2009)
MHMRA Services for Concho Valley, Lynn Rutland (2008)
Hill Country Community MHMRA Center, Linda Werlein (2008)
West Texas Centers for MHMRA, Shelley Smith (2008)

For Creativity, Hard Work, and Loving Commitment to NAMI Texas

John Dornheim (2011)
Jean Puckett (2010)
Doris Pozzi (2009)
Sharon DeBlanc (2008)

Dedication to the Cause

Ed and Jackie Dickey (2011)
Inman White and Community Healthcare (2010)
Bobby and Nancy Allen (2009)
Mary Lou May (2008)

Affiliate Recognition Awards

NAMI Greater Corpus Christi (2016)
NAMI Tarrant County (2016)

Affiliate of the Year 

NAMI El Paso (2014)
NAMI Austin (2013)
NAMI Gulf Coast (2012)

NAMI Texas Ambassador Award

Elise Banks (2016)

Special Recognition of Outstanding Journalism

Melissa Stoeltje, San Antonio Express (2008)

 

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