McCarthy Award

Award Criteria

The Gerald P. McCarthy Award for Leadership in Environmental Conflict Resolution is presented annually to an individual who has taken a leadership role in preserving and protecting Virginia’s environment by fostering collaboration and conflict resolution.  

The nomination period for the 2023 McCarthy Award is now open!

If you would like to submit a nomination please review the 2023 nomination form, linked above. Completed forms should be sent to Alexandra Cook at abc3hc@virginia.edu no later than March 6, 2023. 

The McCarthy Award is not open to nominations of, or from, VNRLI faculty or staff, or nominations of groups or organizations.

For questions about the McCarthy Award, please contact Alexandra Cook at abc3hc@virginia.edu


Past Recipients

2004
Gerald McCarthy

2005

Paul Rakowski

2006
Chesapeake Bay
Foundation’s
Virginia Office
2007
Paul F. Revell
2008
Marjorie Mayfield
Jackson

2009
Joe Maroon

2010
William H. Street

2011
Faye Crawford
Cooper

2012
Mark Miller

2013

Dennis Treacy

2014
John Tippett

2015
David Paylor

2016
Karen Terwilliger

2017
Laura McKay

2018
Bob Dunn

2019
  Michelle Prysby

 2020

Ebonie Alexander

2021

Darryl Glover

2022

Bettina Ring