Key Award.

Key Award

Criteria
Any person or organization who has done something notable for the cause of open government within the past 12 months is eligible; this includes board members, WCOG members, the general public, or public officials. Individual self-nominations will not be accepted, although individuals may nominate their organizations.
Nomination Form (.pdf)

Past Recipients

+1/23/17 - Lincoln County Commissioners

January 23, 2016

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Pictured (from left to right): Commissioner Scott Hutsell, Chairman of the Commission Rob Coffman, WCOG Board Member David Dewhirst, and Commissioner Mark Steadman. 


+9/23/16 - Kathy and Gerald Kingen

September 23, 2016

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Pictured: WCOG President Toby Nixon and Key Award recipients, Kathy and Gerald Kingen.

+10/3/16 - Port of Port Angeles

October 3, 2016

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Pictured: WCOG Board Member, George Erb, port commission President Colleen McAleer, and Commissioner Connie Beauvais.

+6/10/16 - John Geniuch

June 10, 2016

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Pictured: Toby Nixon, WCOG President, and John Geniuch, Key Award Recipient.

+2/23/16 - SeaTac City Council

February 23, 2016

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Pictured: from left to right: Kathryn Campbell, Tony Anderson, Michael Siefkes (Deputy Mayor), Peter Kwon, Pam Fernald, Erin Sitterley, and Rick Forschler (Mayor).


+1/23/16 - Patricia Peterson

January 23, 2016

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Pictured: Patricia Peterson, Key Award recipient, and Toby Nixon, WCOG President.


+12/18/15 - Steven Merrival

September 18, 2015

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Pictured: Toby Nixon, WCOG President with Steven Merrival, Key Award recipient.
Photo by Marcus R. Donner © 2015


+12/18/15 - Tim Clemens

September 18, 2015

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Pictured: Toby Nixon, WCOG President with Tim Clemans, Key Award recipient.
Photo by Marcus R. Donner © 2015

+3/14/15 - Bob Fortner and Althea Paulson

March 14, 2015

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Key awards - Paulson and FortnerPictured: Toby Nixon, WCOG President with Bob Fortner and Althea Paulson, Key Award Winners.


+3/14/15 - Steven Friederich

March 14, 2015

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Key award - FriederichPictured: Toby Nixon, WCOG President and Steven Friederich Key Award Winner.


+3/14/15 - Gene Pollard

March 14, 2015

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Pictured: Toby Nixon, WCOG President and Gene Pollard, Key Award Winner.

+3/4/15 - Mike Wagers

March 4, 2015

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Chief Wagers receives award from Coalition for Open GovermentPictured: Mike Wagers, COO, accepting Key Award Winner for the Seattle Police Department and Toby Nixon, WCOG President.


+2/13/15 - Arthur West

February 13, 2015

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Pictured: Toby Nixon, WCOG President and Arthur West, Key Award Winner.


+1/5/15 - David Timmons

January 5, 2015

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Pictured: David Timmons, Key Award Winner and Patience Rogge, WCOG Board Member.


+11/6/14 - KOMO4 News and Tracy Vedder

November 6, 2014

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Pictured: Judy Endejan, WCOG Board Member, Holly Gauntt, KOMO 4 News Director, Tracy Vedder, Key Award Winner and George Erb, WCOG Board Member.


+9/5/14 - Everett Herald

September 5, 2014

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+8/4/14 - Jody Bardin

August 4, 2014

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Pictured: Judy Bardin, Key Award Winner and David Seago, WCOG Board Member.


+6/26/14 - Sandy Stokes

June 26, 2014

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Pictured: George Erb, WCOG Board Member, Sandy Stokes, Key Award Winner and Peggy Watt, WCOG Board Member.


+6/25/14 - Mike Baker

June 25, 2014

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Pictured: Eric Stahl, WCOG Board Member, Mike Baker, Key Award Winner, and Kathy Sakahara, WCOG Board Member.


+5/6/14 - Roger Harnack

May 6,2014

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Pictured: Kathy George, WCOG Board Member, Roger Harnack, Key Award Winner, Cynthia Mitchell, WCOG Board Member and Nancy Krier, AG Open Government Ombudsman.