volunteer service awards
Each year, ALCC recognizes special industry members who go beyond ‘normal’ volunteer service. You many nominate someone worthy of this prestigious award by submitting the completed form to Kristen Fefes. The award nomination deadline is December 1 of each year, and award recipients are honored in the spring of the following year at the awards event.
To submit a nominee for an award, click the name of the award to access the online nomination form:
The Bob Cannon Award is ALCC's version of the "Lifetime Achievement Award." Established in 1978, it honors individuals for their longtime service, commitment, loyalty, dedication and contribution to the landscape industry and ALCC. This is someone who is recognized as having improved the professional image of the landscape industry. Download the nomination form.
The current Bob Cannon Lifetime Achievement Award honors Ralph Bronk, founder of Mountain High Tree, Lawn and Landscape Company in Denver.
John Garvey Person of the Year Award
Established in 1997, the Garvey award is ALCC’s “Person of the Year.” It was named after John Garvey, CLT, in honor of his contributions and leadership in building the permanent CLT test site in time for the 1997 certification test. Amid a myriad of challenges, he set a new standard for service to ALCC. Download the nomination form.
This year, the John Garvey Person of the Year Award honors Kelly Gouge, of Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care in Denver.
Outlook Award for Emerging Leaders
The Outlook award represents “up and comers” in the landscape industry and ALCC and who are not yet 40 years old. He/she must make a significant contribution to the industry, his/or company and/or ALCC, in a volunteer or leadership capacity. The Outlook recipient is thought to have a bright future in the industry and ALCC. Download the nomination form.
The current Outlook Emerging Leader Award recognizes Michael Moore, of Diggable Designs Landscape Construction, LLC, in Lakewood.
Stanley J. Brown Associate Member Distinguished Service Award
Established in 2008, the Brown award is presented to an individual associate member who has helped make the industry more professional, or promoted professionalism to the public and other industry stakeholders, has held a variety of volunteer positions in ALCC, is known for outstanding association service and the contribution of ideas, programs, and/or educational endeavors and who has been a loyal supporter of ALCC and Colorado’s landscape industry. Download the nomination form.
This year, the Stanley Brown Associate Member Distinguished Service Award honors Bill Johannsen, of C&C Sand and Stone Co., Inc, in Colorado Springs.
Are you an ALCC member who wants to get involved? Complete and submit the Volunteer Sign Up form today!