Award Winners

2018 Thomas S. Foley Award Recipients


2018 Young Democrat of the Year
Kate Burke

2018 Woman of the Year
Cathy Gunderson


2018 Man of the Year
Andy Billig


2018 Bill First Diversity Award
Maeve Griffith


2018 Lifetime Achievement Award
Rick & Mary Lloyd


2018 Hall of Fame Award
Don Hamilton & Lorna St. John

2018 Blue Star Award
Indivisible Spokane & Spokane Valley
Carol Allen, Cynthia Hamilton, & Timothy Lapp

2018 Spirit of the Democratic Party
In Pectore

2017 Thomas S. Foley Award Recipients

Lifetime Achievement: Valerie Rongey
Blue Star: Spokane Women’s March
Bill First Diversity: Sandra Williams
Young Democrat of the Year: Emily Provencio

Spirit of the Democratic Party: Cynthia Schwartz

Woman of the Year: Lynnette Vehrs
Man of the Year: Joe Pakootas

2016 Thomas S. Foley Award Recipients

Lifetime Achievement: Kris Cejka

Blue Star: Spokane Alliance

Bill First Diversity: Naima Quarles-Burnley

Young Democrat of the Year: R. Skyler Oberst

Spirit of the Democratic Party: Ed Duhaime

Woman of the Year: Barb Marney

Man of the Year: David Green

2015 Thomas S. Foley Award Recipients

Lifetime Achievement: Hugh Davis

Hall of Fame: Ian Graham

Blue Star: The Spokane Human Rights Commission, Blaine Stum, Chair

Bill First Diversity: Smart Justice

Young Democrat of the Year: Nick CastroLang, Sharon Sesmundo-Chapin

Spirit of the Democratic Party: Max Bunting

Woman of the Year: Mary Wissink

Man of the Year: Jim CastroLang