SPUR Impact Awards
11:30 a.m. | Friday, March 20, 2020
Mark your calendars for next year's event - March 20, 2020
The SPUR Impact Awards acknowledge outstanding impact by public sector employees in city and county government in Santa Clara County who are making a difference within government and the community at large in the areas of housing, transportation, placemaking and urban design, and sustainability and resilience.
Nominations for the 2020 SPUR Impact Awards are now open!
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The SPUR Impact Awards will honor those making a difference within government and the community at large. Department heads within city and county governments in Santa Clara County, general managers or CEOs at eligible public agencies, and executive directors and board members at eligible nonprofits may nominate individuals or teams within their organizations who have completed significant accomplishments in any of the following areas:
- Housing- Increasing supply and affordability
- Transportation- Giving people better ways to get where they need to go
- Placemaking and urban design- Building great neighborhoods
- Sustainability and resilience- Reducing our ecological footprint and making our cities resilient
- Community Advocacy- Promoting urbanist principles via community-based engagement and advocacy
Winners will be recognized at the SPUR Impact Awards luncheon to be held on March 20, 2020, at the Computer History Museum.
All nominations must be received by October 31, 2019, to be considered.
The SPUR Impact Awards is in partnership with the Cities Association of Santa Clara County.
For further information, please contact Kat Kester at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our sponsors are important partners who acknowledge the contributions and lifetime achievements of these remarkable leaders in Santa Clara County.
Sponsors receive tickets to the luncheon and recognition in all event promotion including the SPUR website, email invitations, program and signage.
More sponsorship information will be available in late 2019.
2019's Impact Awards
Thank you to the guests and sponsors who joined us for the inaugural 2019 SPUR Impact Awards luncheon
Congratulations again to the 2019 SPUR Impact Award Recipients
North Bayshore Precise Plan
City of Mountain View
Peter Bennett, Anthony Do,
Octavio Duran, Shu Su, Kyle Tanhueco
City of San Jose
Office of Supportive Housing
County of Santa Clara
Vallco Town Center Specific Plan
Piu Ghosh, Catarina Kidd, Chad Mosley, David Stillman
City of Cupertino
Special acknowledgment for regional collaboration:
Silicon Valley Clean Energy Core Staff Implementation Team
Kevin Armstrong (Santa Clara County), Steve Attinger (Mountain View), Don Bray (SVCE), Erin Cooke (Cupertino), Tim Kirby (Sunnyvale), Elaine Marshall (Milpitas), Misty Mersich (Cupertino), Demetra McBride (Santa Clara County), Andrea Pizano (SVCE), Melody Tovar (Sunnyvale)
Photos available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/urbanists/
Videos of the award recipients can be viewed here - https://vimeo.com/spur
2019 Event Co-Chairs:
Dianne McKenna Larry Stone
Former Santa Clara County Supervisor Santa Clara County Assessor
Former Sunnyvale Mayor Former Sunnyvale Mayor
2019 Awards Selection Committee:
Fahmida Ahmed Bangert, Stanford
Leslye Corsiglia, SV@Home
Fred Diaz, Retired, Fremont City Manager
Natalie Engels, Gensler
Sid Espinosa, Microsoft
Alicia John-Baptiste, SPUR
Andi Jordan, Cities Association of Santa Clara County
Maya Perkins, Facebook
Liz Scanlon, Kimley-Horn
Tim Steele, The Sobrato Organization
In partnership with
2019 Honorary Host Committee:
Cities Association of Santa Clara County Executive Board
Hon. Manny Cappello
Hon. Larry Klein
1st Vice President
Hon. Marico Sayoc
2nd Vice President
Councilmember, Los Gatos
Hon. Chappie Jones
Vice Mayor, San José
Hon. Margaret Abe-Koga
Legislative Action Committee Chair
Vice Mayor, Mountain View
Hon. Rod Sinks
Past – President
City Manager, Saratoga