Honoring CSEA’s Humanitarian of the Year

Humanitarian of the Year AwardThe William P. Schwartz Humanitarian of the Year Award is given to a person who continues founding father Bill Schwartz’ legacy of unselfish concern and reflects a noble desire to improve the lives of CSEA members and/or the community at large. The recipients of this award have performed a significant act of a humanitarian nature, including: demonstrating a generosity of spirit and dedication to the betterment of people in need (in particular, CSEA members); being involved in servicethat has enriched the lives of others and the welfare of humanity and society; or contributing above and beyond in the name of charity.

Award Criteria

Nominees must have performed any significant act of a humanitarian nature:

  • By demonstrating a generosity of spirit and dedication to the betterment of people in need (in particular, CSEA members)
  • By being involved in service that has enriched the lives of others and the welfare of humanity and society
  • By contributing above and beyond in the name of charity

Award recipients:

2021 Timothy Mullery, Tamalpais CEA Chapter 549

2020 No awards due to COVID-19 Pandemic

2019 Kerry Woods, Fullerton High Chapter 82

2018 Tammy Affonso, Santa Rosa Chapter 75

2017 Delia Alvarado, Retiree Council 5008

2016 Frank Carey, Plumas Chapter 193

2015 Miguel Alatorre-Munoz, Orange Chapter 67

2014 Marie Hoveln, Vista Chapter 389

2013 Jerry Chames, Kerman Unified Chapter 279 and Gloria Pinedo, Patterson Unified Chapter 174

2012 Gary Davis, Sunnyvale Chapter 205

2011 Karen Sweet, Galt Chapter 362