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Volunteer Recognition

From left to right: WAMU 88.5 Volunteer of the Year Andy Ridenour and WAMU 88.5 Volunteer of the Year Mary Wiencek.
From left to right: WAMU 88.5 Volunteer of the Year Andy Ridenour and WAMU 88.5 Volunteer of the Year Mary Wiencek.

Volunteer of the Year

This award is presented to the WAMU 88.5 volunteer(s) who have contributed significantly to the station and have proven over time to be reliable, efficient, and collegial. Each of the award recipients are selected by written nominations submitted by WAMU 88.5 staff.

Previous Volunteers of the Year

2013

  • Andy Ridenour
  • Mary Wiencek

2012

  • Jennifer Brady
  • Brian Greenberg
  • Karen Schraer-Molitors

2011

  • Lawrence McCarthy

2010

  • Garland Gobble
  • Kate Shawcross

2009

  • Lisa Dunn
  • Richard "Dick" Kaufmann
  • Cathleen O'Brien
  • Laura "Lolly" Stuart

2008

  • Rachel Estabrook
  • Patricia M. Matthews
  • Echo Propp
  • Emily Rowan

2007

  • Janice Clark
  • Alison Curtis
  • Dale Clayton Morrison
  • Susan Nabors
  • Victoria "Vicki" Zuckerman

2004

  • Kenneth E. Barnes Sr.
  • Jane Bradley
  • Pixie Christy
  • Geni Dunnells
  • Caitlin Flanagan
  • Dusty Kresiberg
  • Barbara Luchs
  • Isabella Morgado
  • Patricia Mowery
  • Cathleen O'Brien

2003

  • Bori Brassoi
  • Gloria Feldman
  • Frances Fletcher
  • Merianne Liteman
  • Ashley Phillips
  • Louis Stamberg
  • Walter Starling
  • Adrienne Webster

2002

  • Johnathan Smith
  • Allan B. Freed
  • Sharon Halpin
  • Jonathan Grovitz
  • Bitsey Folger

2001

  • Eric McGruder
  • Maria Holleran Rivera
  • Susanne Owens
  • Audrey Seltzer Freed

2000

  • Rick England
  • Barbara Luchs
  • Roseanne McAlear
  • Elizabeth Munn
  • Steve Schwalb

1999

  • Eloise Furber
  • Garland Gobble
  • Poli Marmolejos
  • Lynne Siemers
  • Kathy Stieglitz

1998

  • Mary Helen Boone
  • Elizabeth Downes
  • Nancy Robertson
  • Nina Whiteley
  • Victoria Zuckerman

1997

  • Al Fishman
  • Anne Fishman
  • Ruth Golderg
  • Mike Shaw
  • Bill Swisher

1996

  • Sam Myers
  • Leonard Nadler
  • Zeace Nadler
  • Ed Shea
  • Jonathan Silverstone

1995

  • Caitlin Dixon
  • Jill Lucas
  • Neil Maclay
  • Sharon Repta
  • Richard Squares
  • Dorie Anisman
  • Pixie Christy

1994

  • Dorothy Buch Hagen
  • David Scott

1993

  • Lee Kirstein
  • Eleanor Nespica
  • Rosemary Hennessy

1992

  • LoLa Duvall-Simpson
  • Lonnie Jolma
  • Barbara Pirner
  • Cathy Damato

1991

  • Todd Carton
  • Susan Greif
  • Frank Brown

1990

  • Doris Crump
  • Meribeth Persson
  • Arlene Shapiro

1989

  • Carl Benson
  • Darcy Bacon
  • Gary Hutzell

1988

  • Richard Hardesty
  • Ingrid Jeffers
  • Kevin Spitler

1987

  • Cindy Johnston
  • Richard Anton
  • Henry Haslinger

1986

  • Pixie Christy
  • Carol Thompson
  • David Johnson

Special Projects Award

The Special Projects Award is presented to the volunteer(s) who has/have shown a dedicated interest in WAMU 88.5 and has unselfishly taken their time to work on a special project for WAMU 88.5 use.

Previous Special Projects Award Recipients

2013

  • Rosanne Russo

2012

  • Natalie Yuravlivker
  • 2011

    • Ginger Moored

    2010

    • Brian Greenberg
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