The RBA Little Gull Award

Each year, The Little Gull Award is given to an RBA volunteer in recognition and gratitude for their many and diverse services to the club and to the local community in support of birding and broader conservation in the Greater Rochester area.

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2021 Award Winner – Amy Kahn

Amy Kahn has been a tireless advocate for bird conservation in the Rochester area. In addition to this often thankless work, she leads field trips and serves on the field trip committee, and she has served on the board of directors including as president. We honor Amy for her service.

2020 Award Winners – Sheryl Gracewski & Tom Nash

RBA President Liz Magnanti presenting the 2020 Little Gull award to Tom Nash and Sheryl Gracewski

RBA President Liz Magnanti presenting the 2020 Little Gull award to Tom Nash and Sheryl Gracewski

2019 Award Winners – Richard Ashworth & Laura Kammermeier

Richard Ashworth Receives Little Gull Award from President Amy Kahn - RBA Winter Dinner 2019 © Richard Ashworth

Richard Ashworth receives Little Gull Award from President Amy Kahn – RBA Winter Dinner 2019 © Richard Ashworth

Laura Kammermeier received the Little Gull Award at the January 2019 RBA Winter Dinner

Laura Kammermeier received the Little Gull Award at the January 2019 RBA Winter Dinner

2018 Award Winners – Lynn Bergmeyer and Marilyn Schindler

Lynn Bergmeyer & Amy Kahn - 2018 RBA Dinner - Little Gull Award © Richard Ashworth

Lynn Bergmeyer receiving the Little Gull Award from Amy Kahn at the 2018 RBA Dinner © Richard Ashworth

Marilyn Schindler & Amy Kahn - 2018 RBA Dinner - Little Gull Award © Richard Ashworth

Marilyn Schindler receiving the Little Gull Award from Amy Kahn at the 2018 RBA Dinner © Richard Ashworth

2017 Award Winners – Cyndy Whited and Dick Horsey

 

Cyndy Whited & Laura Kammermeier - 2017 RBA Dinner - Little Gull Award © Richard Ashworth

Cyndy Whited receiving the Little Gull Award from Laura Kammermeier at the 2017 RBA Dinner © Richard Ashworth

 

2017 RBA Dinner - Little Gull Award - Dick Horsey and Laura Kammermeier © Richard Ashworth

Dick Horsey receiving the Little Gull Award from Laura Kammermeier at the 2017 RBA Dinner © Richard Ashworth

Previous Award Winners include:

2016 Susan & David Schwardt, Anna Hrycin
2015 Norma Platt
2014 Jay Greenberg
2013 —
2012 John Boettcher
2011 Kimberly Sucy
2010 —
2009 Bob and Sandy Mauceli
2008 Kevin Griffith, Pat Kocinski
2007 Jim Kimball
2006 —
2005 Chuck Bordonaro
2004 —
2003 Jon Dombrowski, John Olson
2002 Lucretia Grosshans
2001 William Powell
2000 Dominic Sherony
1999 Mike Tetlow, Jay Greenberg
1998 Shirley Shaw
1997 Betty Powell, Ann Clarridge
1996 Belma Cerosaletti
1995 Robert Marcotte
1994 Judy Caysinger, Donna Traver
1993 Diane Henderson
1992 Richard Ashworth
1991 Nancy Miller
1990 Sharon Skelly
1989 Carolyn Cass
1988 William Symonds
1987 Irving Gaskin
1986 John Foster
1985 Tom Tetlow, Clay Taylor
1984 Julie Claffey
1983 Bernie Olin, Jeanne Skelly
1982 Mary Mattei, Steve Taylor