Renee AwardI have been honored to receive a number of awards and recognition throughout my political service. Each of these accolades holds a dear place in my heart and reassures me that I have been making the right decisions for Georgia. I am humbled that the following organizations have recognized my efforts. 


Special Recognition

Awards (2)

Year Award Organization
1986 Barrett Davis Watson Award American Legion Post 233
1989 Appreciation of Service Award American Legion Post 233
1994 Appreciation of Service Award Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners
2000 Legislative Leadership Award Georgia Veterinary Medical Association
2003 Appreciation of Service Award Georgia Council on Aging
2004 Special Legislator Award Georgia Council on Aging
2005 Autism Hero Award Cure Autism Now
Legislative Leadership Award Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
Legislative Leadership Award Unlock the Waiting List
2006 Pacificio Award Georgia Chapter March of Dimes
Appreciation of Service Award Georgia Gerontology Association
Legislative Delegation Award Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
Loyalty Award Kinship Care Resource Center- “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren”
Legislator of the Year Service Providers Assistance for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
2008 Legislator of the Year Georgia Association of Training, Employment & Support
Silver Platter Award Georgia Restaurant Association
Friend of the Consumer Award Georgia Watch
“A Team” Award National Alliance of Mental Illness
2009 Legislator of the Year A Future. Not a Past.
Appreciation of Service Award Albany Georgia Advocacy Resource Center
Heart of Gold Award All About Developmental Disabilities
Appreciation of Service Award All About Developmental Disabilities
Shining Light Award Covenant Counseling Services
Appreciation of Service Award Georgia Association of Community Service Boards
2010 Appreciation of Service Award American Association of Retired Persons
Legislator of the Year Georgia Chiropractors Association
Spirit of Green Award Georgia Recycling Coalition
Appreciation of Service Award Georgia Department of Behavioral Health
Appreciation of Service Award Interfaith Children’s Movement
Legisator of the Year Licensed Professional Counselors of Georgia
2011 Good Samaritan Award Covenant House
Star of Life Legislative Award Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services
Legislator of the Year Georgia Charitable Care Network
Achievement Award Georgia Council on Aging
Honorary Member Award Georgia Public Health Association
Legislator of the Year Georgia Women for a Change
Appreciation of Service Award Rotary Club of Roswell
“A Team” Award National Alliance of Mental Illness
2012 Partnering for Excellence Award Children’s Advocacy Centers of Georgia
Legislator of the Year Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals
Legislator of the Year Georgia Assisted Living Federation of America
Legislator of the Year Georgia Association of County Commissioners
Legislative Achievement Award Georgia Commission on Family Violence
Johnson & Johnson Award Georgia Retirees Association of Georgia
Appreciation of Service Award Georgia Society of Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Appreciation of Service Award The Temple, Atlanta
2013 Family Medicine Legislative Champion Georgia Academy of Family Physicians
Legislator of the Year Georgia Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics
Leadership & Commitment Award Georgia Commission on Family Violence
Legislator of the Year Georgia Public Health Association
Friends of the League Award The Junior League of Atlanta
Humanitarian Award Licensed Professional Counselors of Georgia
National Legislator of the Year National Association of Local Boards of Health
Legislator of the Year Service Providers Assistance for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Aging Impact Award Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging
2014 Big Voice for Children Award Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children
Achievement Award Georgia Council on Aging
David L. Levine Legislative Award Georgia Gerontology Society
Appreciation of Service Award Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter
Friend of Medicine Award Medical Association of Georgia
Appreciation of Service Award Mental Health America
Forget Me Not Award National & Georgia Alzheimer’s Association
2015 Appreciation of Service Award Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force
CJCC Honoree National Crime Victims Rights Week
Public Service Award The Links Incorporated
Legislative Leadership Award Youth Spark
Humanitarian Award Georgia Chiropractic Association
Champion of Children Award Foundation for Government Accountability
Various Capitol Dome Award American Cancer Society
Legislative Leadership Award Child Kind
Champion of Georgia Cities Award (2) Georgia Municipal Association
Appreciation of Service Award National Kidney Foundation of Georgia
Legislator in Action Award Suicide Prevention Action Network
Renee award 2 renee copper Unterman Award 3
Alziemers Champion Child Welfare Award from Albany ARC
IMG_1668 award ACCG ALZ Award