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Annual Awards

The Sonoma County Democratic Party honors local Democrats at our Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser.

Award Categories

Roberta Hollowell

Young Democrat of the Year

Democrat of the Year

Details on award nomination guidelines.

 

All nominees must be registered Democrats. To nominate someone write a brief statement giving the qualifications of the nominee and reasons for nomination. 

Deadline is the first Friday in January.

Mail to: SCDP,  Attn: Fundraising Committee, PO Box 3727, Santa Rosa, CA 95402

Democrat of the Year

The Democrat of the Year is presented to a male or female who has demonstrated outstanding service to the Democratic Party over the past year.

Prior Award Recipients

The Sonoma County Democratic Party honors local Democrats at our Annual Crab Feed. Below is a list of prior recipients. Democrat of the Year Maddy Hirshfield Phil Harlan Stephen Gale Edie Smith Lynn Hamilton Don Frank, 2012 Rick Massell, 2013 Val HInshaw, 2014 Marty Bennett, 2015 Jack Buckhorn, 2016 Young Democrat of the Year Jessica …

Roberta Hollowell Award

Roberta Hollowell Award is presented to a female with at least 10 years of service to the Democratic Party. History As an activist, Roberta was a leader and member of many organizations, and as a retired teacher, education was one of her passions. She was active in the California Teachers Association, National Education Association, the …

Trowbridge Lifetime Achievement

The Trowbridge Lifetime Achievement award is presented to a local Democrat who has dedicated years to the effort to build a stronger and more resilient Democratic Party in Sonoma County. History When W.C. “Bob” Trowbridge stepped down from the Sonoma County Democratic Central Committee in 1988, it marked the end of an era, spanning 38 …

Young Democrat of the Year

The Young Democrat of the Year is presented to a male or female between the ages of 18-36 years who has actively demonstrated a minimum of 2 years of outstanding service to the Democratic Party.