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Awards and Honors

Civic Awards

Citizen of the Year, The Reston Times

Woman of the Year, Network of Entrepreneurial Women

Restonian of the Year, Reston Community Association

Friend of Trees Award, Fairfax County Tree Commission

Public Citizen of the Year, Virginia Chapter National Association of Social Workers

Friend of Police, Fairfax County Coalition of Police

Friend of Business, Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce

Outstanding Service Award, VALOR and the Northern Virginia Victim/Witness Coalition

The Women’s Center

Virginians Aligned Against Sexual Assault

American Diabetes Association

Virginia Association of Social Work Practitioners

Virginia Association of Community Rehabilitation Programs

Virginia Dietetic Association

Virginia Coalition for the Homeless

Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce

Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance

Virginians Against Domestic Violence


Legislative Awards

NATIONAL Child Advocate of the Year, American Academy of Pediatrics

Legislator of the Year, Victims and Witnesses of Crime (four times)

Senator of the Year, VA Sheriff's Association (four times)

Legislator of the Year, Virginia Chiefs of Police Association

Legislator of the Year, Human Services Coalition

Legislator of the Year, Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance

Legislator of the Year, Northern Virginia Association for the Education of Young Children

Legislator of the Year, Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy

Senator of the Year, Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC)

Senator of the Year, Virginia State Fraternal Order of Police

Champion of Health Issues, American Cancer Association

Northern Virginia Community College Foundation

Legislative Hero, Coalition for Smoke-Free Kids


Technology Awards

TechTen, Northern Virginia Technology Council (three times)

TechTenure Lifetime Achievement Award, Northern Virginia Technology Council