The Hodges Alumni Achievement Award honors a Scottsdale Leadership alumni who illustrates the passion and commitment Frank Hodges had for his community. As an Assistant Fire Chief with Rural Metro and Class 1 alumnus of Scottsdale Leadership, Frank’s dedication to the people of Scottsdale knew no boundaries. His efforts were tireless, his days were long, but it was never work to Frank, he simply found great satisfaction as a firefighter and by helping and involvement with the people of his community. Frank’s legacy lives on through the lives he touched. His life, spirit and dedication are honored through this annual Alumni Achievement award.
Nominations for Hodges 2020 will open in June 2020.
Nominations are based on contributions in:
- Community Service and Involvement: A record of community service which demonstrates commitment to Scottsdale Leadership’s core values: Engagement – Inclusion – Connection – Courage – Stewardship.
- Leadership: Recognition by others as a leader. Accomplishment of significant goals through the person’s leadership.
- Consistency of Community Involvement: Contributions have been consistent over an extended period of time.
- Humanitarian Values: The nominee exemplifies warmth, caring and concern for those of varying backgrounds and constituencies and can work well with different groups of people.
Hodges Alumni Achievement Award Recipients
2019- Jim Ford, Class VIII
2018- Suzanne Walden Wells, Class XVI
2017- Marion Kelly, Class XVII
2016 – Dennis Robbins, Class VII
2015 – Dr. Frances Mills-Yerger, Class XVI
2014 – Todd Hornback, Class XIII
2013 – Doreen Reinke, Class XVII
2012 – Randy Nussbaum, Class IV
2011 – Mark Eberle, Class VI
2010 – Abbie Fink, Class XVII &
Hope Ozer, Class III
2009 – Linda Milhaven, Class VIII
2008 – Kurt M. Brueckner, Class II
2007 – Tina Brown, Class XV &
Melinda Gulick, Class XIV
2006 – Ted Tyler, Class XVI
2005 – Craig Miller, Class VII
2004 – Katherine Cecala, Class XII
2002 – Joan Fudala, Class IX
2001 – Karl Keierleber, Class VI
2000 – Cindy Slick, Class IV
1999 – Robert Howard, Jr., Class I
1998 – Carla, Class VII
1997 – Carolyn Allen, Class I
1996 – Diana M. Smith, Class III
1995 – Virginia Korte, Class III
1994 – Eileen Rogers, Class II
1993 – Douglas Sydnor, Class II
1992 – Elisa Brancati, Class IV &
Wendy Springborn, Class V
1991 – Tom Silverman, Class I