Our Champions of the Chesapeake
The Department of Defense’s Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) program for its creative approach to conserve habitat and biodiversity across a 385,000-mile corridor in the Chesapeake.
Accepted by Kristin Thomasgard-Spence
Accepted by Larry Selzer
The Conservation Fund for its signature commitment to conserve naturally and culturally important land across the Chesapeake and along the John Smith Chesapeake Trail.
Ecosystem Investment Partners for their leadership to create new models of working capacity to finance results-focused restoration and conservation here in the Chesapeake.
Accepted by Nick Dilks
Recognition of Superintendent Chuck Hunt from National Park Service, Chesapeake Bay Office for his years of work and dedication to the Chesapeake. We wish him luck in his new assignment as Superintendent of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.
Public Service Champions:
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (accepted by his wife, Dorothy McAuliffe)
Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, accepted by Sarah Miller Coulson
Microsoft Corporation, accepted by Fred Humphries
2016 Public Servant Champions:
2016 Philanthropic Champion:
2016 Corporate Champion:
2016 Next Generation Champion:
Public Service Champion
National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis
Dr. Mamie Parker
ESRI accepted by Kurt Schwoppe and Lori Pelech
Public Service Champion:
(Photo by Staff Sgt. Thaddeus Harrington, Maryland National Guard Public Affairs Office.)
The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, U.S. Senator (accepted by Linda Prochaska)
Skyline Technologies Solutions accepted by Peter Hollenbach