McCarthy Award

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2024 McCarthy Award Winner!

The Gerald P. McCarthy Award for Leadership in Environmental Conflict Resolution is presented annually to an individual who fosters collaboration and has taken a leadership role in preserving and protecting Virginia’s environment. You can read more about past recipients in the links below.

The honored individual: 

1. Is an outstanding leader in the effort to preserve and protect Virginia’s environment.  

2. Supports capacity building for collaborative problem-solving in the Commonwealth through actions, contributions, and/or educational programs.  

3. Stands as a role model to other individuals for the potential for bringing stakeholders together to resolve environmental issues in Virginia’s communities, organizations and agencies. 

Click here to access the nomination form!

Nominations forms for the 2024 award are due by Friday, March 29th and should be submitted to Alexandra Cook at abc3hc@virginia.edu. The award will be presented at the VNRLI Graduation on June 13th, 2024, in Charlottesville. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

2023

Adam Downing

         

 

Past Recipients - Lifetime Achievement Award

2005

Richard Collins
 

2006

James Garner

2008
Kathy Rae Frahm

2023

Susan Cable