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   2017 Leadership Excellence Award

The Morgan Hill Leadership Excellence Award recognizes the vision and leadership that advance the spirit of community and charity; reflect courage and insight; and inspire others to lead in a like manner.

Lisa DeSilva - 2017 Leadership Excellence Award Recipient

- The 2017 recipient of the Leadership Excellence Award is Lisa DeSilva, a community leader for more than three decades. Lisa’s labor is spent on her passion – supporting and improving the lives of the clients of Community Solutions, our outstanding human services agency that serves southern Santa Clara County as well as San Benito County. She loves being able to serve her own local community as part of an organization known for turning around lives of the less fortunate who may be victims of abuse or human trafficking. More about Lisa.

BENEFIT - Supports Leadership Morgan Hill’s leadership training and community education program, now in its 22nd year. More about LMH.

The event on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Guglielmo Winery in Morgan Hill was a great success!!
Thanks to all who participated!

Event: Cocktail reception, silent auction, sit-down dinner, entertainment & recognition program
Chair: Loren Burks

SPONSORSHIPS & DONATIONS - Information on sponsorships to support Leadership Morgan Hill and donations to honor Lisa DeSilva are available here. Sponsorship information

HONORARY & EVENT COMMITTEES and CONTACTS -  Organizers and contact information 

Photos from our 2015 Leadership Excellence Award Dinner - courtesy of Liza Garibaldi, photographer. View on our Facebook page here!

Past Honorees

2003    Roger Knopf (MH Times article of 2003 announcement)

2004    George, Gene & Gary Guglielmo (MH Times article of 2004 announcement)

2005    Michael Rubino (MH Times article of 2005 announcement)

2007    Dennis Kennedy (MH Times article of 2007 announcement)

2008    Sherry Hemingway (MH Times article of 2008 ceremony)

2011    Mike Johnson (Video of 2011 ceremony)

2012    Rosy Bergin (Video of 2012 ceremony)

2013    Mike Cox (Video of our 2013 event on July 27, 2013 / courtesy of LMH Alumni Marty Cheek )

2014    George Chiala

2015    Dana Ditmore

2016    Joe Aiello