From the Heart Award

The 2020 From the Heart Awards!

Congratulations to the 2020 From the Heart Recipients!

Steve Chavis (s-KUVO)
Joe Davidson (s-RMPBS)
Claudia Bieschke (v-KUVO)
Betty Flaten (v-RMPBS)
Sue Inglis (v-RMPBS memorial award)


Each February a very special award is presented to a KRMA-Rocky Mountain PBS volunteer and a staff member and a KUVO volunteer and staff person. The From the Heart award is presented to a volunteer and a staff member who exemplify:

  • Outstanding dedicated service to Rocky Mountain PBS (KRMA) or KUVO
  • Unselfish giving of time and energy – is "always there" to help

From the Heart Awards Past Recipients (1997-2020)

1997
Patty Boyd (volunteer)
Pat Hoeft (staff)

1998
Gisela Dietrich (v)
Susan Goldsmith (s)

1999
Barbara Braley (v)
Tom Schomburg (s)

2000
Myron Bosch (v)
Marie Llanes (s)

2001
Margaret Harrold
Carl Hernandez

2002
Eleanor McKeeman (v)
Bill Hix (s)

2003
Mike Pugh (v)
Marilyn Tyler (s)

2004
Mary King (v)
Trux Simmons (s)

2005
June Bybee (v)
Barb Winter (s)

2006
Ruth Smith (v)
Tom Craig (s)
Darr Jablonski (special recognition)

2007
Linda Miyamoto (v)
Julius Ames (s)

2008
Buzz Sampson (v)
Dona Dodson (s)

2009
Valerie Murphy (v)
Tom Dailey (s)

2010
Nancy Duncan (v)
Diane Cerafici (s)
Rick Morris (donor to SSN)

2011
Cathy Buhler (v)
Helen Alvillar (s)

2012
Marti Van Wagenen (v)
Sarah Newberry (s)

2013
Bill Smith (v)
Leslie Smith (v)
Linda Hillshafer (s)

2014
Heather Mackinnon (v)
Bob Martinez (s)

2015
Judy Lester-Smith (v)
The Engineering Dept. (s)

2016
Teddi Wiest-Kent (v-KRMA)
Thomas Herndon (v-KUVO)
Patricia Laverty (s-RMPBS)

2017
Janet Weisheit (v-RMPBS)
Ryan Conley (s-RMPBS)
Phil Cortese (v-KUVO)
Arvida Rascon (s-KUVO)

2018
Janell Hetrick (v-RMPBS)
Shawn Jones (s-RMPBS)
Doug Crane (v-KUVO)
Susan Gatschet (s-KUVO)

2019
David Hutchings (v-RMPBS)
Susan Ewing Barber (s-RMPBS)
Kim Christensen (special award-RMPBS)
Debra Gallegos (v-KUVO)
Mindi McNeil (s-KUVO)

2020
Steve Chavis (s-KUVO)
Joe Davidson (s-RMPBS)
Claudia Bieschke (v-KUVO)
Betty Flaten (s-RMPBS)
Sue Inglis (v-RMPBS memorial award)

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