2017 Governor's Service Award Recipients

Governor's Service AwardsEvery day, West Virginia's volunteers quietly accomplish amazing things all around us. One of the Commission's purposes is to showcase outstanding examples of community volunteer leadership so the public will appreciate the value of service for themselves and their communities

The annual Governor's Service Awards, coordinated by Volunteer West Virginia, are the premiere way these volunteers are showcased. This year’s recipients will be honored at an awards dinner at the Culture Center at the Capitol. The event will take place on September 14 at 6:30pm.

The following individuals, organizations and businesses have illustrated the true meaning of volunteerism. They have been selected as recipients of the 2017 Governor's Service Award.

Recipient Name
Youth 6-18 Kinsington Hammack-McClure video Kanawha Beth Sizemore
Youth 6-18 Brady Hanshaw video Kanawha Jeff Hall and Kellie Aikman
Adult Becky Arthur
video Fayette Scott Miller
Adult Mitchel DeBoard
video Clay Debora Saulsgiver
Alice Ferrell
video Lewis
Krista Adkins
Senior Gary Morefield video Raleigh Piney Creek Watershed Assn.
Senior Jean Phillips video Wood Kathleen Roedersheimer
Lifetime Achievement Bert Grose video Nicholas Tammy O'Dell
Lifetime Achievement Paul Lively video Fayette New River Health Association
Lifetime Achievement Jerry Morris video Ohio Grant Coleman
Organization Civil Air Patrol - WV Wing video Statewide Col. Paul McCroskey
Business First Exchange Bank video Marion Jennifer Beach
Business Happy Tails Pet Salon video Marshall Susan and Jeremy Harrison

To view the complete list of nominees, click here.

To inquire about nominating someone for a Governor's Service Award for next year, or for tickets to the awards dinner, please contact Moya Doneghy at (304) 558-0111 or email Moya.Doneghy@wv.gov.