2015 Governor’s Points of Light Award Recipients announced

For Immediate Release

Contact: Amber Martin-Jahn, Executive Director

(775) 825-1900 | amber@nevadavolunteers.org


2015 Governor’s Points of Light Award Recipients Announced

RENO/LAS VEGAS, October 8, 2015 — The 7 Award Recipients of the 2015 Governor’s Points of Light award were announced by Dale Erquiaga at the Annual Governor’s Points of Light Award ceremony hosted by Nevada Volunteers, the Governor’s Commission on Service, on Thursday, October 8th.


Award Recipients were selected by a panel of leaders in business, government, and nonprofits from across the state for the extent to which their volunteerism exemplifies achievement, need, innovation, mobilization and endurance. The Governor’s Points of Light Award is the highest honor bestowed for volunteerism.

The 2015 annual Governor’s Points of Light Award Recipients include:



Individual Volunteer: Northern Nevada

Malibu Robertson (Sparks)


Individual Volunteer: Southern Nevada

Dr Mary Ann Allison (Henderson)


Individual Volunteer: Rural Nevada

Deb Cash (Carson City)


Volunteer Manager

Tom Crawford (Carson City)



Nonprofit and Community Organization Volunteer Program

Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division Volunteer Programs


Corporate and Business Volunteer Program

Nevada Chapter AGC Educator Externship Program


Volunteer Program Serving Veterans

Nevada Military Support Alliance


These awards recognize the dedication, leadership and innovation of volunteers and volunteer programs. This event is made possible through the sponsorship by organizations taking a leadership role in promoting volunteerism including Platinum sponsor MGM Resorts International. The spirit of volunteerism in Nevada reflects our history, our culture, and our future. To start your future as a volunteer or find new volunteer opportunities in your community visit nevadavolunteers.org.


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