Help HCC recognize two major award winners at the 2023 Annual Award Banquet by submitting your nominations below. The winners will be selected by the HCC board of directors.
PUBLIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
This is awarded to someone who recognizes contributions to the community, state and/or country that create positive outcomes for our membership.
COMMUNITY ADVOCATE AWARD
This award recognizes individuals who have acted and opened doors to create economic opportunities for our members—the small, minority- and women-owned businesses.
Each member company can submit one nominee per award. Nominations are due by November 30, 2022.
Public Achievement Award
Governor Jared Polis, State of Colorado
Councilman Wayne New
National Western Center
DEN Transit Hub
Judy Montero, Denver City Council
Tracy Huggins, DURA Executive Director
Joseph Garcia, Lt. Governor of Colorado
Phil Washington, RTD General Manager
Dan Arvizu, Director/CEO, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Guillermo “Bill” Vidal, Deputy Mayor & Manager of Public Works, ED of DRCOG, ED of CDOT
Federico Peña, Denver Mayor, US Secretary of Transportation, US Department of Energy
Phil Washington, DEN
Ruth Rodriguez, DEN
Shailen Hattt, CDOT
RTD R Line/Kiewit
Debbie Ortega, Denver City Council
Angie Rivera Malpiede, RTD
Mario Carrera, Chief Revenue Officer, Entravision
Michael B. Hancock, Denver Mayor
Ismael Guerrero, Executive Director, Denver Housing Authority
John Hickenlooper, Denver Mayor
Jerry Morgensen, CEO, Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
Theresa Peña, Board Chair, Denver Public Schools
Chris Martinez, Board Chair, RTD
Rick Garcia, Denver City Council
Manuel Gonzales, AMI Mechanical
Denver Public Schools, Facility Management Department – Sharon Gonzales, Mike Langley
Jose Garcia, Jose Garcia Construction
Denver Mayor Wellington E. Webb
in-kind event sponsors