Awarded the Public Relations Professional of the Year at the Edward L. Bernays Mark of Excellence awards. The award was presented by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter.
2009 PRSA Edward L. Bernays Mark of Excellence Bronze Award for Media Relations—Associations/Non-Profit/Government for work on the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego.
2008 Award of Appreciation for volunteer service work from Mothers Against Drunk Driving, San Diego County Chapter.
2005 Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service as a Volunteer for PRSA San Diego.
2005 and 2006 Certificate of Appreciation for serving as the Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter Advisor, San Diego State University Chapter.
2002 PRSA President & CEO’s Citation for Meritorious Service for serving as the Western District Chair.
1999 PRSA Certificate of Accreditation in Public Relations.
1998 PRSA Edward L. Bernays Mark of Excellence Award for Bylined or Ghost-Written Article in Successful Franchising Magazine for Your Office USA.
1998 PRSA San Diego Certificate of Appreciation for serving on the Board of Directors.
Fall 1997 California State University Long Beach University College & Extension Services Instructor of the Year.
1996 and 1997 PRSA President’s Citation for Meritorious Service for serving as San Diego County Chapter President.
1996 PRSA Edward L. Bernays Mark of Excellence Award for Ongoing Corporate Campaign for Mail Boxes Etc.
1996 Bronze Telly Awards for Regional TV & Multi-Market Cable, Public Service given to Kenneth C. Smith Advertising and Mail Boxes Etc. International Headquarters for “A Hand Up. Not A Hand Out” for the Interfaith Shelter Network.
1995 PRSA Edward L. Bernays Merit Award for One-Time Program/Corporate for Mail Boxes Etc.
1988 Award of Excellence in Public Relations from the Los Angeles Advertising Women LULU Awards