City Merit Awards Recipients

2023's Outstanding Volunteers Receive Merit Awards

City of Santa Rosa recognizes 13 individuals and groups for selfless giving

Thirteen extraordinary individuals and organizations have been selected for 2023 Merit Awards by the City of Santa Rosa. They are recognized for outstanding volunteerism in serving the community and improving the quality of life in Santa Rosa. This year’s awards are the 41st presentation.

Recipients of the City's Merit Awards are nominated by the community and selected by the Merit Awards Committee. The Mayor and City Council members join the Committee in presenting the awards at the ceremony.

The 2023 Merit Awards presentation was an in-person ceremony for the awardees, their invited guests, and all members of the community. Members of the community who wish to view the ceremony are invited to watch a replay on the City’s YouTube channel.

Please join us in celebrating this year's awardees, click on the corresponding links below to learn more about them and their exceptional efforts on behalf of our community!

  1. DustinZuckerman

    Dustin Zuckerman

  1. LawEnforcementChaplaincyServiceinSonomaCounty

    Law Enforcement Chaplaincy

  1. RitaKagan

    Rita Kagan

  1. RuthNorman

    Ruth Norman

  1. SteveRabinowitsh

    Steve Rabinowitsh

  1. RekaMolnar

    Reka Molnar

  1. AllisonBakerTylerMoore

    Allison Baker & Tyler Moore

  1. DonnaPrak

    Donna Prak

  1. EliseCurtis

    Elise Curtis

  1. SteveRose

    Steve Rose

  1. CoffeyParkHolidayParadeGroup

    Coffey Park Holiday Parade

  1. SaveBennettValleyGolfCourse

    Save BennettValley Golf Course