Chapter Awards History

2013 2001 1991 2011 2000 1990 2009 1999 1989
2008 1998 1987 2007 1997 1986 2006 1996 2005
1995 2004 1994 2003 1993 2002 1992

 


2013  
  • Joyce A. Higashi Leadership Legacy Award
Joyce A. Higashi
  • Lifetime Achievement
Susan Walker
  • Social Workers of the Year- Private Agency
David Fortuna
  • Social Work Agency of the Year

East River Family Strengthening Collaborative

  • Social Work Student of the Year
Tiffany Bostic
  • Social Work Advocate of the Year
Anthony Hill

 

2011  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Annie Woodley Brown
  • Social Workers of the Year- Private Agency
Lynn Moonan
  • Public Citizen of the Year- Public Agency
Luis Morales
  • Social Work Agency of the Year

The Arc of DC

  • Social Work Student of the Year
Valon Alford
  • Social Work Educator of the Year
Philip Lucas
  • Social Work Administrator of the Year
Heather Healy
  • Social Work Advocate of the Year
Tricia B. Bent Goodley

 

2009  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Cathie Gray
  • Social Workers of the Year
Claire Wigglesworth
  • Public Citizen of the Year
Vera Mayer
  • Social Work Agency of the Year

Strong Families
Family Services Adminisration

 

2008

 
  • Lifetime Achievement
Dr. Frederick Ahearn, Jr.
  • Social Worker of the Year
Susan R. Johnson, LGSW
  • Media Award
Petula Dvorak, The Washington Post
  • Public Citizen of the Year
Patricia Malloy
  • Social Work Agency of the Year
McClendon Center

 

2007  
  •  Lifetime Achievement
Barbara Strother, LICSW, ACSW
  • Social Worker of the Year
Cynthia Locke Henderson, LICSW

 

2006  
  • Lifetime Achievement

Philip W. Lucas, MSW, LICSW, ACSW

  • Lifetime Achievement
Veronica Pace, MSW
  • Social Worker of the Year
Dianne Brown, DSW, LICSW, ACSW
  • Public Citizen of the Year
Reverend Graylan Scott Hagler

 
2005  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Sheryl Brissett-Chapman, MSW, EDM,EdD, ACSW
  • Social Work Administrator of the Year
Ralph D. Belk, LICSW, LCSW-C
  • Social Worker of the Year
Vivian E. Frazier, LGSW
  • Social Work Student of the Year
Kate Seldon
  • Social Work Agency of the Year
Neighbors' Consejo

 

2004  
  • Lifetime Achievement
 Edward N. Washington
  • Social Worker of the Year
Vanella A. Jackson-Crawford
  • Social Worker of the Year
Cynthia Sharpe
  • Public Citizen of the Year
Terrance J. Lynch
  • Agency of the Year
Green Door
  • Student of the Year
Melissa Payne

 

2003  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Esther B. Dickerson
  • Social Worker of the Year
Mary Vincentia Joseph, DSW, LICSW, ACSW
  • Social Worker of the Year
Lt. Beth A. Henson
  • Public Citizen of the Year
Margie S. Word
  • Agency of the Year
Prince George’s County Social Service Dept.
  • Distinguished Service Award
Jacqueline G. Lapidus
  • Distinguished Service Award
Susan Stafford
  • Social Work Entrepreneur of the Year
 Mark Gorkin

 

2002  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Fr. John Adams
  • Social Worker of the Year
Sandra Edmonds Crewe, Ph.D.

 

2001  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Elizabeth DuMez   
  • Social Worker of the Year
Inga Hailstorks 

 

2000  
  • Lifetime Achievement 
Jim Evans
  • Social Worker of the Year
Dr. Ruby Morton Gourdine

 

 

1999  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Anne E. Schneider
  • Social Worker of the Year
Mila Ruiz Tecala
  • Agency of the Year
Calvary Women’s Shelter, Inc.
  • Student of the Year
Alice Straser
  • Student of the Year
Ayana Kisi Clarkson

1998  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Sandra Owens Lawson
  • Social Worker of the Year
A.B. Chaudhry
  • Public Citizen of the Year
Robert M. Guttaman, Esq.
  • Student of the Year
Jennifer Smith Mazaar (Northern Virginia Commonwealth)
  • Student of the Year
Ubax Hussen (GMU)
  • Student of the Year
Christina Crayton

 

1997  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Annie Goodson
  • Social Worker of the Year
Gladys Walton Hall
  • Public Citizen of the Year
Mr. David Clark
  • Agency of the Year
Whitman-Walker Clinic
  • Student of the Year
Dalal Musa
  • Special Awards
Mr. Pablo Ruiz Saloman

1996  
  •  Lifetime Achievement
Ken Carpenter
  • Social Worker of the Year
Theoriuos Hickman
  • Public Citizen of the Year
Dr. I. King Jordan
  • Agency of the Year
DC Dept. of Human Services Child & Family Services
  • Student of the Year
Aimee Arcuni (Catholic University)

1995  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Vivian L. Smith
  • Social Worker of the Year

Dr. Beryl C. Rice

  • Public Citizen of the Year

Dr. Elmer Huerta

  • Agency of the Year
Northern Virginia Family Service

 

1994  
  • Lifetime Achievement

Eva M. Stewart

  • Social Worker of the Year

Cynthia Henderson

  • Public Citizen of the Year

Lonise Bias

  • Agency of the Year

DC Department of Human Services –
Adult Protective Services Branch

  • Agency of the Year
    (Honorable Mention)

Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Washington

  • Student of the Year

Melissa B. Littlefield (Howard University)

  • Student of the Year
    (Honorable Mention)
Leslie Warner Krauland (Catholic University)

 

 

1993  
  •  Lifetime Achievement

Robert Cohen

  • Social Worker of the Year

Patricia A. O’Donnell

  • Public Citizen of the Year

Janelle Goetcheus

  • Public Citizen of the Year

Irving Williams 

  • Agency of the Year

DC Bureau of Clinical Health Services,
Commission of Public Health

  • Social Work Advocate of the Year
Mary Eileen

 

1992  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Gloria C. Bookard
  • Social Worker of the Year
C. Elaine Briscoe
  • Public Citizen of the Year
Fred Taylor
  • Public Citizen of the Year (Runner-Up)
Erwin Brigham
  • Agency of the Year
House of Ruth
  • Agency of the Year
    (Runner-Up)
The Senior Citizens Counseling and Delivery Service of South East Washington
  • Exemplary Leadership and Service Award
Mark G. Battle

 

1991  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Don Soeken
  • Social Worker of the Year
Vivian Smith
  • Public Citizen of the Year
James Hubbard
  • Special Awards
Patricia Yates

 

1990  
  • Lifetime Achievement
Ethel James Williams
  • Social Worker of the Year
Dale A. Masi, DSW
  • Public Citizen of the Year
James G. Banks
  • Community Service Award for Meritorious Service
Reed Tuckson

1989  
  • Social Worker of the Year
Mary Helen Harris
  • Public Citizen of the Year
Kimi Gray
  • Special Awards
DSS Child & Family Service Division—
DC Commission on Social Services
  • Special Awards
David Ligay

 

1988  
  • Social Worker of the Year
Caitlin Ryan
  • Public Citizen of the Year
Reed Tuckson

 

 

1987  
  • Social Worker of the Year
Sharon Alperovitz
  • Agency of the Year
Whitman-Walker Clinic
  • Special Awards
Thelma Meyer

 

 

1986  
  • Social Workers of the Year

Patricia Yates

  Deborah A. Warren
  Martha Chescheir
  • Public Citizens of the Year
Jack McClendon
  Christine M. Disher
  Arlington County Board
  • Special Awards
Charles Gilchrist
  Randall Robinson
  John Ray