DRCOG honored eleven individuals with Distinguished Service Awards, presented during its annual awards celebration May 3 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center.
“As the Denver region continues to grow at a rapid pace, we look to leaders who embody a collaborative approach to addressing challenges and seizing opportunities,” said Douglas Rex, DRCOG’s executive director. “Distinguished Service Award recipients exemplify this commitment.”
The following individuals were honored this year:
Stuart Anderson, executive director of Transportation Solutions
Mac Callison, principal transportation planner, City of Aurora
John Cotten, public works director (retired), City of Lone Tree
Susan Daggett, executive director, Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute
Karie Erickson, executive director, Aging Resources of Douglas County, Neighbor Network
Don Hunt, former executive director CDOT, managing director Mobility Choice Blueprint
Mike Lewis, former executive director CDOT
Sheila Lynch, program manager Tri-County Health Department
Carrie Makarawicz, assistant professor University of Colorado Denver
Kent Moorman, regional transportation engineer, City of Thornton
Margaret Tomcho, pediatric director Denver Health, partner in Accountable Health Community program
DRCOG presents Distinguished Service Awards to individuals who make significant contributions to the Denver region and its communities, and to DRCOG’s programs and activities. The regional council has been honoring outstanding achievements for more than 30 years.