Branch Awards

The biennial Jack London Award, bestowed by the Mt. Diablo and other branches, honors outstanding members who have been particularly instrumental in helping our branch further its mission.  A plaque recognizes this service “above and beyond.” Recent awardees are listed on the California Writers Club Awards site.  A full list of our branch winners is below.

Our annual Distinguished Service Award recognizes extraordinary commitment and effort on an important branch project during that year.  Our list of awardees is below.

Jack London Awardees

  • 2013 Judith Marshall
  • 2011 David George
  • 2009 Joanne Brown
  • 2007 Camille Minichino
  • 2005 Al Villaire
  • 2004 Danard Emanuelson
  • 2003 Jack Russ
  • 2002 Denise Kahn
  • 2001 Alfred J. Garrotto
  • 2000 Bev Lauderdale
  • 1999 Liz Koehler-Pentacoff
  • 1998 Ray Martell
  • 1997 Joan Brennan
  • 1995 Pat Edwards
  • 1993 Ted Fuller
  • 1991 Mercedes Gardner
  • 1989 Helen McGrath

Distinguished Service Awardees

  • 2012 Judith Marshall
  • 2011 Aline Soules
  • 2010 Catherine Accardi
  • 2009 Alfred J. Garrotto
  • 2008 Joanne Brown
  • 2007 Jack Russ
  • 2006 Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff
  • 2005 B. Lynn Goodwin
  • 2004 Agnes Moore
  • 2003 Igal Levy
  • 2002 Hunter Anderson
  • 2001 Laura Fischer
  • 2000 Al Villaire
  • 1999 Adena Reed