Mel Wilson OPALGA+ Founders Award

Exemplify the spirit of community-wide efforts in the promotion of diversity, while working towards the goal of eliminating discrimination in all its forms; recipients may have worked independently of OPALGA+

 

  • 2023 – Oak Park Public Library
  • 2023 – Erich Krumrei – Play It Again Sports Forest Park
  • 2022 – Pilgrim Congregational Church of Oak Park
  • 2022 – Rainbow Revolution – Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School
  • 2022 – Rainbow Tribe – Percy Julian Middle School
  • 2022 – Rainbow Tribe – Roosevelt Middle School River Forest
  • 2021 – Roger Wilson
  • 2020 – Tom Javorcic
  • 2020 – Nathan Linski
  • 2020 – Oak Park Historical Society
  • 2019 – Mike Rosanova
  • 2019 – Village of Oak Park
  • 2018 – Bruce Broerman
  • 2018 – OPRF School District 200
  • 2017 – Colette Lueck
  • 2017 – Common Ground – Triton CC
  • 2017 – A Place for Fall – OPRF HS
  • 2016 – Merge Paul
  • 2016 – 16th Street Theater
  • 2015 – Brad Bartels
  • 2014 – Tracy Balm
  • 2014 – Don Harmon
  • 2014 – Greg Harris
  • 2013 – Reverend Alan Taylor
  • 2013 – Davida Williams
  • 2012 – Ted Korbos
  • 2012 – Oak Park Temple

Bryan Findlay Long-Term Commitment Award

Individuals demonstrating outstanding and long-term commitment to OPALGA+

 

  • 2024 – Ron Roman
  • 2023 – Greg Raub
  • 2023 – Alisa Ray
  • 2022 – Karen Osborne
  • 2021 – John Brancel
  • 2020 – Jimmie Johnson
  • 2020 – Nancy Johnson
  • 2018 – Tom Gull
  • 2014 – Roger Wilson
  • 2016 – Bob Zimmer
  • 2015 – Bruce Broerman
  • 2014 – Bill Merrill
  • 2014 – Gloria Merrill
  • 2012 – Cheryl Haugh
  • 2011 – Sherrie Wolfe
  • 2008 – Brad Bartels
  • 2007 – Liz Stallone
  • 2006 – Bruce Broerman
  • 2005 – Carl Mattson
  • 2004 – Susan Anderson
  • 2004 – Lori Hannigan
  • 2003 – Julie Kreiner
  • 2001 – Ray Johnson
  • 2001 – Rob Ward

Carol Zientek Distinguished Service Award

Individuals demonstrating distinguished service to OPALGA+

 

  • 2024 – John Becvar
  • 2023 – John Becvar
  • 2022 – Wendy Cole
  • 2022 – Michael Smith
  • 2021 – Kelly Soprych
  • 2020 – Kendall Alexander
  • 2020 – Steve Angus
  • 2020 – Jan Grillos
  • 2018 – Tom Javorcic
  • 2017 – Alan Hommerding
  • 2017 – Bob Personett
  • 2016 – Tiffany Tawzer
  • 2015 – Ron Roman
  • 2014 – Gail Moran
  • 2011 – Sarah Durbin
  • 2008 – Andy Walensa
  • 2007 – Mike Cochran
  • 2007 – Laura Drumm
  • 2007 – JoAnn Ziebarth
  • 2006 – Joe Langley
  • 2006 – Davida Williams
  • 2005 – Jim Deacon
  • 2005 – Cheryl Haugh
  • 2005 – Donna Karpavicius
  • 2004 – Kyle Green
  • 2004 – Dan Logan
  • 2004 – Sherrie Wolfe
  • 2003 – John Dames
  • 2003 – Amy Jo Gladfelter
  • 2003 – Carl Mattson