Top Awards

  • John and Sandy D’Arrigo, D’Arrigo California- Climate Change Advocate

  • Dr. Peter Weiss, UCSC - Technology

  • Dick Bower, City of Carmel - Leadership

  • Estela Gutierrez, Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority - Air Quality Education

Special Award

  • The Dean Flippo Clean Air Leader Award, presented to Simon Salinas; retired Supervisor from Monterey County Board of Supervisors and past member of MBARD’s Board of Directors. Presentation made by Dean Flippo, retired Monterey County District Attorney.

Awards of Distinction

Individual Awards

  • Benjamin Eichert - Climate Change Advocate

  • Sharon Sarris, Monterey Bay Electric Vehicle Alliance - Technology

  • Douglas Seivwright, Naval Postgraduate School - Technology/Air Quality Education

  • Steve McShane - Leadership

  • Nikki Rodoni, Measure to Improve, LLC - Leadership

  • Tom Habashi, Monterey Bay Community Power - Leadership

  • Jennifer Parks, Valley Women’s Club for San Lorenzo Valley - Air Quality Education

Business, Organization, and Agency Awards

  • Lucky Supermarket, Sand City - Climate Change Advocate

  • Monterey/Salinas Transit - Technology

  • City of Sand City - Leadership

  • Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping - Leadership

  • Office Depot, Sand City - Technology

  • KMG Chemicals - Technology

  • Premo Roofing Company - Leadership

  • Santa Rita School District - Leadership

Energy Efficiency Awards to Jurisdictions

  • Monterey County

  • San Benito County

  • City of Hollister

  • City of Pacific Grove

  • City of Santa Cruz

  • City of Seaside

  • City of Watsonville