Keystone Center announces Leadership Award Recipients
The Keystone Center has selected five individuals to be honored with the organization’s annual Leadership Awards. The awards will be presented at The Keystone Center’s 13th Annual Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., June 8. The 2006 Leadership Awards and recipients include: • Leadership in the Environment Award, John H. Adams, Co-founder and former President, Natural Resources Defense Council; presented by Gregory Wetstone, International Fund for Animal Welfare • Leadership in Education Award, Rodger Bybee, Executive Director, Biological Sciences Curriculum Study; presented by Harold Pratt, Educational Consultants, Inc. • Leadership in Industry Award, Peter A. Darbee, Board Chair/CEO/President, PG&E Corporation; presented by Ralph Cavanagh, Natural Resources Defense Council • Leadership in Government Award, Senator Christopher Dodd, (D) Connecticut; presented by Senator Chuck Hagel • Spirit of Keystone Award, Governor Kathleen Sebelius, Kansas; presented by Clinton Vince, Sullivan & Worcester, LLP”The honorees are selected for their leadership, outstanding problem-solving skills and efforts to seek consensus-based solutions to some of the most challenging issues facing society,” said The Keystone Center President Peter Adler, Ph.D. “In addition, they demonstrate a sense of vision and a capacity to bring about change, have been recognized for their efforts by their peers and other national and international leaders, and have contributed to society in ways that reflect the spirit and mission of The Keystone Center.”The awards dinner, emceed by NPR’s Cokie Roberts, is The Keystone Center’s largest annual fundraising event. The 2006 event is expected to raise nearly $450,000 for the organization. For more information, contact Robyn Brewer at (970) 513-5816.
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