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Exemplary Service Celebrated at the 2018 Executive Service Corps Appreciation & Awards Luncheon

Posted Feb 14, 2018 11:20 AM
Inspiring stories and examples of exemplary service highlighted the 2018 Executive Service Corps Appreciation & Awards Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 29 at Pacific Tower’s Panoramic Center.

Attendees celebrated the achievements of eight outstanding volunteers whose dedication, diligence, and expertise lifted up several nonprofits in the greater Pacific Northwest region. Every year, 501 Commons’ pool of Executive Service Corps members contribute $1.3 million worth of consulting services to nonprofits across the state of Washington and beyond. Thank you to everyone who attended and shared their testimonies.

Congratulations to the 2017 award winners:

JOHN PEHRSON AWARD recognizes the contribution of time and availability for multiple projects, as well as the willingness to go above and beyond expectations.

2017 winner Cynthia Wang

WILLIE AUSTIN AWARD recognizes support for the development of a new or emerging organization that results in exceptional client satisfaction and the advancement of a spirited nonprofit.

2017 winners Linda Jennings and Jaclyn Mounts

LEGACY AWARD recognizes an exemplary project report or product used by a client that is valuable as a model for other 501 Commons consultants and clients.

2017 winner David Skye

COACH AWARD recognizes exemplary expertise that models best practices of leadership coaching by providing a safe space for reflection and feedback, helping the nonprofit leader gain new perspective on themselves and their situation, and exploring new options for evaluating difficult choices.

2017 winner Janice Jones

ACTION LEARNING CONSULTANT TEAM AWARD recognizes a consulting pair that demonstrated excellence in guiding the successful completion of an action learning cohort.

2017 winners Andy Cheung and Bill Winkelman

ROOKIE AWARD recognizes a consultant who has demonstrated service of excellence in the completion of at least one assignment since joining the Executive Service Corps on or after January 1, 2017.

2017 winner Rich Wallis

Please visit our Facebook page for photos from the luncheon. Cynthia Wang was unable to attend the event in-person, so she submitted this video acceptance speech instead.

A schedule of opportunities for you to learn from and network with fellow Service Corps members is available for your reference. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us for as many of them as possible. Registration for the upcoming events will be available soon.