Montgomery County takes pride in the selfless residents, businesses, civil servants, and students who donate thousands of hours to numerous community service opportunities. Our residents make up a vast community of dedicated volunteers who make a true difference in the livability of Montgomery County.
The Community Leader/Stream Volunteer award highlights an individual who is committed to enhancing the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s water resources in a sustainable way.
Nominees should have demonstrated excellence in the following area(s) (one or all):
Through actions big and small, residents from all walks of life can help to restore the 1,500 miles of stream in Montgomery County. Each year, our committee recognizes one remarkable person who embraces these characteristics and who leads by example to demonstrate what we can all do both individually and collectively to help our watershed communities
In celebration and support of their outstanding work in the community, the H2O committee recognizes a Community leader/stream volunteer each year at the H2O Summit. Awardees must reside in Montgomery County and be willing to share their stories. We are seeking nominations from community members until September 1st.
The award will be given out at the upcoming H2O Summit on Saturday, September 16th at the Rockville Senior Center. Learn more about the Summit.
Nominations must be submitted to the H2O committee by September 1, 2017. All nominations must be approved by H2O committee.
Effective volunteer leaders are the “keys” by which we unlock volunteer hands and minds- Quote from Develop volunteer leaders worthy of the cause by John M. Knibb, October 22, 2012 from Inside Business
2012 – Ed Murtagh, Friends of Sligo Creek
2013 – Paul Hlavinka, Muddy Branch Alliance
Lifetime Achievement Awards; Keith Van Ness, DEP; Doug Redmond, MC Parks
2014 – Kay Fulcomer, Rock Creek Conservancy/Seneca Creek Watershed Partners
2015 – None Awarded (Event combined with GreenFest)
2016 – Kit Gage, Friends of Sligo Creek
This same form appears on the H2O event page. There is no need to repeat the form.