Thursday, April 14, 2022
11:30 am – Registration | 12:00pm – Program
Royal Sonesta Houston
2222 West Loop South
Join us as we honor individuals and organizations who have given exemplary service to make Houston a safer place to live, work, learn, and play.
2022 HOUSTON HEROES
THE JOHNNY KLEVENHAGEN AWARD – Fox 26, Breaking Bond Series
Any individual or organization working in the criminal justice system who has made a significant contribution to fighting crime.
THE FENNER WELLER AWARD – Joe Madison, Demand Disruption
Any citizen who has made a significant contribution to fighting crime.
THE LEIV PLATOU AWARD – Amy Leibman, Genny McIntyre and Sheridan Williams
Any citizen who has made a significant contribution to public safety as a volunteer in the community.
THE CORPORATE CITIZEN AWARD – The Hamill Foundation
Any corporation or foundation that has shown a significant interest in keeping our community safe.
THE SAFE SCHOOL AWARD – Pam Wells, Ed.D., Executive Director, Region 4 Education Service Center
Any individual or group that has made a significant contribution towards keeping our schools safe and enhancing education.
THE WOMEN WHO SHAPE HOUSTON AWARD – Hallie Vanderhider
Any woman or women’s group who has made a difference in public safety and contributed or contributes to critical sectors of our community.
PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARD – District Attorney Kim Ogg, Harris County District Attorney’s Office
THE DAVE WARD EXCELLENCE IN MEDIA AWARD – Shara Fryer, KTRH Morning News Anchor
Any entity or individual who has exhibited media excellence.
THANK YOU TO OUR LUNCHEON SPONSORS!
Brigitte and Bashar Kalai
Jennifer Hohman and Jordan Seff
Sippi and Ajay Khurana
Friends of Sheridan Williams
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
District Attorney Kim Ogg – Harris County District Attorney’s Office
Faust Distributing – Tena and Tyson Faust and Tama Lundquist & Dr. Peter Farrell
Lawrence and Linda Levy
Kirk and Kathryn Hachigian
Michelle Heinz and Shana Jones
The Children’s Assessment Center
Dave Wood and Jan Bartholomew
Legacy Community Health
John P. McGovern Foundation
Patricia and Tom Ritter
Portfolio Resident Services
Sheridan and John Eddie Williams
Blum’s Furniture Co. Inc.
Cora Robinson, Realtor George E Johnson Properties
Dr. Gary and Vicki Friedman
Ellen and Paige Cokinos
Gary and Louise Moss
Helene and Dror Zadok (Zadok Jewelers)
Houston Police Department
Jeff and Sonya Vaden
Jeffrey C. Newman
John T. and Margaret Carter
Justice Freedom & Liberty PAC / Ted Poe
Justin Vickrey / Allegiance Bank
Mike and Carole Wilson
Mr. H. Talbot Cooley
Region 4 Education Service Center
Ricardo and Joan Nazario
Theodore and Ruth Dugey Jr.