The Corps Network’s 2016 Award Winners

Every year, The Corps Network honors a select group of outstanding Corpsmembers and Projects, as well as leaders in the Corps movement. Click the links below to read about our 2016 honorees, who will be officially awarded at our National Conference in Washington, D.C., February 7 – 10, 2016. Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you for everything you do!

2016 Corpsmembers of the Year 

Jasmin Angeles – LA Conservation Corps
Los Angeles, CA

Timothy Gunn – The Sustainability Institute
Charleston, SC

Katheryne Lewis – Montana Conservation Corps
Bozeman, MT

Angela Noah – Northwest Youth Corps
Eugene, OR


  • Click here to learn more about the award.
  • Click here for a list of past Corpsmembers of the Year.

2016 Projects of the Year

Tiny House Mobile Energy Education Center 
Civic Works
Baltimore, MD

Faces of Tomorrow
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
St. Paul, MN

Gateway National Recreation Area Sandy Hook Unit HOPE Crew
New Jersey Youth Corps of Phillipsburg
Phillpsburg, NJ

Bike Crew
Utah Conservation Corps
Salt Lake City, UT

2016 Legacy Achievement Award Winners

Len Price
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
      – Click here to read an interview with Len

Dwight Washabaugh
Sacramento Regional Conservation Corps

      – Click here to read an interview with Dwight 


  • Click here to learn more about the award.
  • Click here for a list of past Corps Legacy Achievement Award winners.

2016 Congressional and Federal Champions

TCN Congressional Champions

U.S. House of Representatives 

  • Rep. Seth Moulton (Massachusetts)
  • Rep. Martha McSally (Arizona)
  • Rep. Raúl Grijalva (Arizona)
  • Rep. Rob Bishop (Utah)
  • Rep. Judy Chu (California)

U.S. Senate

  • Sen. Maria Cantwell (Washington)
  • Sen. Lamar Alexander (Tennessee)

TCN Federal Champions

Bill Basl
Director of AmeriCorps, Corporation for National and Community Service

Jonathan Jarvis
Director, National Park Service


Thomas Tidwell
Chief, US Forest Service