EXCEPTIONAL VOLUNTEERS


 
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President's Volunteer Service Award

The President’s Volunteer Service Award is the premier volunteer awards program, encouraging United States citizens or lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States through presidential recognition to live a life of service.

  • 2015
  •    Miki Chase
  • 2014
  •    Lisa Liss
  • Previous Years
Nancy Abrams, Laurie Bahar, Lynair Beilenson, Nikki Cohen, Stacy Steinberg, Alyssa Brophy, Jennifer Goosenberg, Pamela Fisher Winnick, Jay Winnick, Brian McKinney, Stacey McKinney, Courtenay Fletcher, Renata Golavaty, and Susan Haber.

Jeannie Kamm Leadership Awards

In 2001, the Friends of Lanai Board of Directors created the Jeannie Kamm Leadership Award and presented it to its namesake, Jeannie Kamm, founder of Friends of Lanai. The award is now presented each year in recognition of exceptional leadership in service to public education for the creation or enhancement of a program or event which benefits all the children of Lanai Road Elementary School.

  • 2015
  •    Pondra Perkins
  •    Jennifer Wexler
  • 2014
  •    Carrie Adelman Enhancement of Spooktacular, participation on Gala and FOLB Human Resources Committee
  •    Genene Turndorf Enhancement of Gala/Solicitations
  • 2013
  •    Susan Shragg Enhancement of FOLB Financial Procedures
  •    Bree Pessin Enhancement of Science Program
  • 2012
  •    Kathy Kantner Creation of EAC for Education Reform Advocacy and Grant Writing
  •    Traci Mariano Creation of Performing Arts Program
  • 2011
  •    Lisa Liss Enhancement of Traffic & Safety and The Lanai Leader
  •    Marla Vaughn Library & Literacy Program
  • 2010
  •    Farnaz Simantob Fundraising, Gala & Auction & Advocacy of TK
  •    Lauren Campbell Fundraising, Enhancement of LoVE Fund Campaign
  • 2009
  •    Stacy Steinberg Nutrition Education
  • 2008
  •    Chera Marks Creation of Performing Arts Program
  •    Robbie Solomon Creation of School Recycling Programs
  • 2007
  •    Lynn Alvarez Grant Writing
  •    Jennifer Goosenberg Enhancement of SSC, Co-creator of HIP (Health is Important Program)
  • 2006
  •    Laurie Bahar Fundraising, Spooktacular
  •    Jennifer Pecor Enhancement of BackPack News & eBPN
  • 2005
  •    Nancy Abrams Creation of Silent Auction
  •    Barbara Casady Reorganization of PTA Unit
  • 2004
  •    Craig Axtell Creation of Website
  •    Vivian Yochelson Enhancement of Multicultural Day
  • 2003
  •    Miki Chase Creation of Curriculum Enhancement Program
  •    Geri Miller Fundraising, Lanai Leader & Corporate Donor Program
  • 2002
  •    Cathy Gordon Fundraising
  • 2001
  •    Jeannie Kamm Founder, Friends of Lanai & Friends of Lanai Booster

Special Recognition Awards

Presented to extraordinary individuals who have gone above and beyond in their dedication to volunteerism at Lanai.

  • 2013
  •    Debi Lewin
  • 2012
  •    Carrie Adelman
  • 2011
  •    Alex Wald
  • 2009
  •    Lisa Liss

Volunteer of the Year Awards

The annual Volunteer of the Year Award is presented to exceptional individuals for their extraordinary commitment and selfless dedication to enriching the lives of all the children of Lanai Road Elementary School.

  • 2015
  •    Sara Dakarmen, Mary Mirolla, Michelle Siembedia,
  • 2014
  •    Jen Bressler-Ruderman, Tom Pushpathadam
  • 2013
  •    Marla Sackler, Lisa Ely, Jun Schaefer
  • 2012
  •    Anita Barone & Matt Glave, Jennifer Wexler
  • 2011
  •    Amy Winston, Cathy Walsh
  • 2010
  •    Heather Brooks, Lori Covell
  • 2009
  •    Jeff McIntire, Heidi Azera & Nikki Cohen
  • 2008
  •    Nicolle Millar, Susan Bernardo
  • 2007
  •    Marla Lorber, Colette Hagiwara
  • 2006
  •    Jonathan Bobbitt, Jenny Souveroff
  • 2005
  •    Kim Ferguson, Neda Motamedi