John T. Hanna Awards – Winners

2017 Winners (27th year)

**Columbia Gas of Virginia - Employer Safety

**Tanya Deckard - Martin H. Schlosser Award for Traffic Safety Activism

Travis Aicher - Impaired Driving Prevention

Suffolk Police Department - Law Enforcement Initiatives (Rt 58 study)

Capital Concrete, Inc. - Occupant Protection

Hampton Police Department and Yellow Cab of Hampton - Public Transportation Safety

Norfolk Public Schools Transportation Department - Pupil Transportation Safety

Poquoson High School’s Arrive Alive Club (Gloria Insley, Club Sponsor) - Youth Traffic Safety

Karen Pyle – Lifetime Achievement

** = Governor’s Safety Award Winners (known)

 

2016 Winners

Courtney Dziagwa (Norfolk Public Schools) - Martin H. Schlosser Award for Traffic Safety Activism

York County School Division Transportation Department - Employer Safety

Master Deputy J. Charville (York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office) - Occupant Protection

Virginia Beach Police Department Traffic Safety Unit - Law Enforcement Initiatives

Shelita Hill (Norfolk Public Schools) - Pupil Transportation Safety

City of Virginia Beach Traffic Engineering - Roadway Innovations

Lt. Brian M. Eckstein (York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office) - Impaired Driving Prevention

Joann Mancuso (Beacon House / Eggleston) - Youth Traffic Safety

Thomas Clifford (Retired LEO, AAA Tidewater) - Lifetime Achievement

 

2015

Hampton University Police Department -Impaired Driving Prevention

Ginger Rothermel (Norfolk Public Schools) - Pupil Transportation Safety

Nathaniel Worthing (Virginia Beach Police Department) - Law Enforcement

Initiatives

Kim Barnes (Norfolk Public Schools)  - Occupant Protection

Paula Powell (Norfolk Public Schools) - Youth Traffic Safety

Daniel Banister (Nissan of Chesapeake) -Martin H. Schlosser Award for

Traffic Safety Activism

Keith Acosta - Lifetime Achievement - In Transportation Safety

 

2014

US Fleet Forces Command – Employer Safety

Virginia Beach Police Department (Traffic Safety Unit) - Traffic Safety Activism

Chesapeake Police Department – Impaired Driving Prevention

Suffolk Police Department - Law Enforcement Initiatives

Commonwealth Attorney Colin Stolle (Virginia Beach) – Legal Initiatives

Richard Babb (WFOS Radio) – Media Awareness

Eileen Gerling (CHKD) - Occupant Protection

Chesapeake Transportation Safety Commission - Public Transportation Safety

Ada Chavis - Pupil Transportation Safety

Commonwealth's Attorney Nancy Parr (Chesapeake) - Youth Traffic Safety

MPO Jim McElligott (Virginia Beach Police Dept.) - Lifetime Achievement

 

2013

Trooper Sanders T. Schoolar “Lee” (Virginia State Police) – Impaired Driving Prevention

Courtney Nishnick (student at Deep Creek High School, Chesapeake) - Traffic Safety  Activism

Kirk Baldwin (VP @ Hoffman Beverage) – Occupant Protection

MPO Rick Davis (Newport News Police Department) - Law Enforcement Initiatives

Soldiers and Airmen Against Drunk Driving – Employer Safety **

Yellow Cab of Newport News - Public Transportation Safety **

Georjeane Blumling, Ph.D. (AAA Tidewater Virginia) - Lifetime Achievement

 

2012

Officer Frank Chappell (Chesapeake) - Impaired Driving Prevention

Suffolk Police Dept. Motor Carrier Unit - Law Enforcement Initiatives **

Norfolk Checker Taxi - Public Transportation Safety **

James City County Police Dept. - Youth Traffic Safety

Joe Flanagan (WVEC) – Media **

Lt. Johnny Day (Chesapeake) - Traffic Safety Activism

Frank Kowaleski - Lifetime Achievement **

** = Governor’s Safety Award Winners (known)

 

2011

Bob and Kaye Walsh - The Martin H. Schlosser Award for Traffic Safety Activism

Capital Concrete, Inc. - Employer Safety

Lt. T.M. Foster of the Chesapeake Police Department - Impaired Driving Prevention

Hampton Police Division Motor Carrier Unit - Law Enforcement Initiatives

Christopher Baker - Legal Category

Make it Click: A Car Safety Program for Tweens - Occupant Protection

Newport News Public School Pupil Transportation Summer Bus Camp - Pupil

Transportation Safety **

Black and White Cabs of Norfolk - Public Transportation Safety

Catherine Wilson - Youth Traffic Safety

E. Wallace Timmons - Lifetime Achievement

** = Governor’s Safety Award Winners (known)

 

2010

E.V. Williams, Inc. - Employer Safety

Yellow Cab of Hampton - Impaired Driving Prevention

Sondra Woodward - Media Awareness

Sue Dixon - Pupil Transportation Safety

Officer Delores L. Millington - Law Enforcement Initiatives

Volunteers – Victim Impact Panels - Legal Initiatives

James City County Police Department - Occupant Protection

MetroScoot, LLC - Public Transportation Safety

MPO Robyn Watson - Youth Traffic Safety

Military/Civilian Transportation Safety Workshop Executive Planning Committee - Traffic Safety Activism

 

2009

Virginia Beach Traffic Engineering - Traffic Safety Activism

Mary Ann Rayment - Traffic Safety Activism

USFF ADCOs & VBPD – Traffic Safety Unit - Impaired Driving Prevention

VBPD – Traffic Safety Unit & USFF ADCOs - Impaired Driving Prevention

NNPD – Stop! School Bus Safety Program - Pupil Transportation Safety

Officer Scott A. Mounger - Law Enforcement Initiatives

NNPD Motor Carrier Unit - Law Enforcement Initiatives

Deputy Sheriff John Henry - Occupant Protection

Eugene D. Gibson - Public Transportation Safety

LaMonica Samuel - Youth Traffic Safety

Master Trooper Robert C. Powell - Lifetime Achievement

 

2008

MPO Colin Elliot - Impaired Driving Prevention

Officer Justin D. Tindall - Law Enforcement Initiatives

MPO Jim McElligott - Traffic Safety Activism

Deputy Chief Edmund Elliott / Chesapeake Fire Department - Employer Safety

Lindsey Roberts - Media Awareness

Bryan Porter, Ph.D. - Occupant Protection

Virginia Beach Police Department / Motor Carrier Safety Unit - Public Transportation Safety

Virginia Beach Police Department / “Every 15 Minutes Program” - Youth Traffic Safety

Martin Schlosser - Lifetime Achievement

 

2007

United States Fleet Forces Alcohol & Drug Control Officers - Impaired Driving Prevention

Traffic Enforcement Section, Chesapeake Police Department - Law Enforcement Initiatives

City of Virginia Beach Traffic Engineering - Traffic Safety Activism

RJR Elite Trucking - Employer Safety

F. Dean Godwin - Lifetime Achievement

2006

Cindi Norris, M. Price Distributing Co. - Education And Prevention

Wilma Modlin - Education And Prevention

Nathan Collins - Traffic Safety Activism

Lisa Godley - Media Awareness

Lt. Johnny Day - Enforcement Initiatives

Virginia Beach Police Department, F.A.C.T. / Selective Enforcement Team –

Enforcement Initiatives

2005

Dr. Kelli England and Ms. Cynthia Shier / EVMS - Education and Prevention

City of Virginia Beach’s Traffic Engineering Department - Traffic Engineering

GEICO - Traffic Safety Activism

Sgt. Keith Hartman and Officer Jeff Westrick (Newport News Police) - Enforcement

Initiatives

2004

John R. Wise - Education And Prevention

City Of Norfolk / Division Of Transportation And Police Department – Traffic Engineering

Andy Fox - Media Awareness

Leigh Dennis - Traffic Safety Activism

Chesapeake Bay ASAP - Traffic Safety Activism

MPO Ryan Arnold / Sgt Mark Summerell (Virginia Beach Police – Photo Safe) –

Enforcement  Initiatives

2003

Suffolk Fire Department - Education And Prevention

Virginia Beach Traffic Engineering Department – Traffic Engineering

Janet King, Metro Traffic Control - Media Awareness

Steven And Matthew Hinson - Traffic Safety Activism

The Honorable Randall M. Blow, Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District

Court – Enforcement Initiatives

The Honorable Rufus A. Banks, Jr., Chief Judge, Chesapeake Juvenile & Domestic

Relations District Court - Enforcement Initiatives

Maury B. Brickhouse - Director Of Court Services, 1st District Court Services Unit –

Enforcement Initiatives

2002

Barbara Freund, Ph. D., Evms - Education and Prevention

E.V. Williams, Inc., Escort Driver Certification Training Program - Education And Prevention

Lisa Jones, WVEC-TV Producer Of Silver Driver - Media Awareness

Trooper Matthew W. Cotton, Virginia State Police - Enforcement Initiatives

Portsmouth Sheriff's Office - Enforcement Initiatives

Joy Sullivan, Drivesmart Hampton Roads - Traffic Safety Activism

2001

Dr. Dana D. Burnett, ODU - Education and Prevention

Specialized Transportation Safety Coalition - Education and Prevention

Lynne Johnston, Riddle Honda - Traffic Safety Activism

MPO F. Dean Godwin, Virginia Beach Police Department - Traffic Safety Activism

Trooper Joseph D. Mercurio, Virginia State Police - Enforcement Initiatives

Chesapeake Police Department - Traffic Enforcement Section - Enforcement Initiatives

Dave Schleck "Road Guy" - Daily Press Newspaper - Media Awareness

2000

MPO Scott Wichtendahl, Virginia Beach Police Department – Education and Prevention

Hampton Police Adult School – Education and Prevention

Crossing Guard Program – Education and Prevention

Smithfield Police Department – Traffic Safety Activism

Sgt. Chuck Flowers – Enforcement Initiatives

Virginia Beach Police Special Operations – Enforcement Initiatives

Daily Press Newspaper – Media Awareness

1999

 

1998

 

1997

Judge Lawrence C. Lawless, Norfolk General District Court

Detective Amber Whitaker, Portsmouth Police Department

Gerald Owens

Virginia State Police, Division V, Public Relations

Officer Dan Sartorius, Virginia Beach Police Department

Officer Scott Williams, Newport News Police Department

Hampton Police Division Boat Patrol

1996

1995

Howard E. “Butch” Fawley, Virginia State Police

Terry A. McLaughlin, Virginia State Police

SSGT William B. Jennings, 1st Security Police Squadron, Langley Air Force Base

York County Safety Town

Andy Fox, WAVY TV “Road Rebels”

WVEC News Department

Beach Ford and the Virginia Beach Fire Department

Larry Rilee, Newport News Police Department

1994

 

1993

W. Frank Starr– Traffic Safety Activism

Hoffman Beverage – Traffic Safety Activism

Helen Sewell – Education and Prevention

MR/DD Program, Virginia Beach Community Services Board – Education and Prevention

Trooper Karl E. Campbell – Enforcement Initiatives

Hampton Police Division – Enforcement Initiatives

Lori Denny – Media Awareness

City of Norfolk - Engineering

1992

 

1991


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