Distinguished Service Awards

2021
Harriet Commons, Retired
Melissa Manchester. CSMFO Executive Director

2020
David Cain, Retired
Laura M. Nomura, Eastern Municipal Water District

2019
John Adams, State Bar of California

2018
Janet Salvetti, Meetings & Association Management Services
Bob Leland, Management Partners

2017
Don Maruska

2015
Stephen J. Gauthier, Government Finance Officers Association

2013
Michael Coleman, CaliforniaCityFinance.com

2012
Irwin Bornstein, Retired

2011
Bill Statler, City of San Luis Obispo

2010
Dennis Danner, City of Newport Beach and
Viki Copeland, City of Hermosa Beach

2007
Raymond Wood, Founding President

2006
Derek Hanway*, City of Burbank
Anita Lawrence, City of Camarillo

2005
John L. deRussy, City of San Mateo

2003
Mary Bradley, City of Sunnyvale

1999
Barbara Steckel, City of Riverside

1998
Dewey Evans, City of Monterey

1997
Daniel B. Harrison, League of California Cities

1996
John S. “Stan” Lindsay, City of Santa Rosa

1993
Nancy Hicks, City of Lakewood

1992
Robert S. Biery, City of Thousand Oaks

1988
George P. Ferrone, City of Anaheim

1987
Barbara Ann Henderson, City of Fullerton

1982
Donald M. Nuttall, City of Santa Fe Springs

1979
Charles V. Bird, City of Modesto

1977
Carl V. Husby, Jr., City of Long Beach

1975
R. Neal Bearden, City of Auburn

1973
Richard B. Piatt, City of Beverly Hills

1972
Martin Anderson, State Controller’s Office

1971
Walter P. Berg, City of Fresno

1970
Ralph Andersen, League of California Cities

1968
Douglas Ogden, City of Anaheim

*Awarded posthumously

Members who received the Distinguished Service Award are listed with the agency by which they were employed by at the time of receiving the award.