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2014 Clean Air Campaign Awards Luncheon Photos

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Pictured with award winners: Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh, Mesa; Concilmember Gary Sherwood, Glendale, RPTA Board Treasurer; and Steve Banta, Valley Metro RPTA CEO.

Award Winners

Outstanding Transportation Coordinator (50-149 Employees), Barb Niebel, Perkins Coie
Outstanding Transportation Coordinator (150-499 Employees), Darlene Stogner, Bechtel Corporation
Outstanding Transportation Coordinator (More than 500 Employees) Abigail Cooksey-Williams, State of Arizona Travel Reduction Programs
Outstanding Transportation Coordinator (More Than 500 Employees-Private), Kelly Weidemann & Helen Bermudez, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Outstanding Trip Reduction Program (50-149 Employees), HDR Engineering, Flora Mondragon
Outstanding Trip Reduction Program (150-499 Employees), Central Arizona Project, Renee Finch
Outstanding Trip Reduction Program (More Than 500 Employees-Public), Scottsdale Unified School District #48, Daniel O'Brien.
Outstanding Trip Reduction Program (More Than 500 Employees-Private), Mayo Clinic, Pam Glassley
Outstanding Leadership, Glendale Community College, Robert Reavis
Outstanding Marketing & Creativity-Electronic or Print Media, City of Mesa Clean Air Club & Information Technology, Mesa Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh and Keri Kent
Outstanding Marketing & Creativity - Event or Campaign Less Than $500, Maricopa County, Pat Soria
Outstanding Marketing & Creativity - Event or Campaign More Than $500, SRP, Juana Hernandez
Outstanding Bike Program, City of Tempe, Mayor Mark Mitchell
Outstanding Commuter - Bus or Light Rail, Steve Allred, City of Mesa
Outstanding Commuter - Carpooler or Vanpooler, Norman Zimmerman, Boeing Company
Outstanding Commuter - Bicyclist or Walker, Jim Daugherty, Glendale Community College and Marinus (Ruud) Deheij, SRP
Outstanding Multi-modal User, Tina Schoville, Maricopa County
MAG Livable Communities Award, City of Mesa Solid Waste Management Department, Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh and Deputy City Manager John Pombier
Maricopa County Air Quality Excellence Award, First Transit - West Phoenix Transit Facility, Heloise Cook
Corporate Sustainability- More Than 500 Employees, JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort, Cesar Cordova
People's Choice - Best Bulletin Board, Scottsdale Unified School District #48, Tracy Eggert
Blue Sky Award, Tempe Councilmember Shana Ellis, Valley Metro & Valley Metro Rail Boards

Luncheon Photos

Guests arrive
Entertainment by Michael Lington, Saxophonist & International Recording Artist
Michael Lington and Special Guest Thano Sahnas
Guests enjoying the luncheon.
Mesa Councilmember, Valley Metro Rail Board Chair and Valley Metro Board Member Dennis Kavanaugh and Glendale Councilmember, Valley Metro Board Treasurer and Valley Metro Rail Board Member, Gary Sherwood, Glendale and Steve Banta, Valley Metro CEO
Table setting at the luncheon.
Sean McLaughlin, Master of Ceremonies, CBS-5 News Anchor
Keynote Speaker Park Howell, Park&Co, The Art of Sustainable Story Telling
Guests enjoying the luncheon.
Valley Metro Rail Board Chair and Valley Metro Board Member, Dennis Kavanaugh, City of Mesa
Michael Lington, Lillian Duarte, Park Howell and Sean McLaughlin