Award of Appreciation

Established in 1989, the Award of Appreciation is  presented by the Board of Governors to that individual(s) who is not a member of the Bar in recognition of outstanding service toward the creation of a better public understanding of the legal profession and the administration of justice, the judiciary or the legislative process.

2018 Recipient

Judith Register

Judith Register is the retired Director of the Neighborhood Resources division of the City of Chandler. Prior to her position with Chandler, Judy was the General Manager of the Citizen and Neighborhood Resources department of the City of Scottsdale. Those positions included overseeing code enforcement, housing rehabilitation, human services and neighborhood outreach. Before moving into the area of code enforcement, Judy’s career includes almost 30 years as a librarian in Ohio and California before coming to Arizona in 1981 as a manager for the Scottsdale Public Library system. She was Library Director in Scottsdale from 1993 - 2001. Judy is now an adjunct instructor for ASU Online. She is in her second term on the Committee on Character and Fitness; was recently a member of her first Judicial Performance Review Team; and, volunteers for other community organizations. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Miami University (Ohio) and a master’s degree from the University of Illinois - Champaign.    



Previous Recipients: 

The award has been presented to:

1989     Hon. Rose Mofford
Hon. Barry Goldwater
1990 Sal Quijada
Paul Urbano King
1991 Prof. Paul Bender
Amelia D. Lewis
1992 Hon. Tom Tso
1993 Ken Campbell
1994 Patricia J. Horgan
Karen E. Osborn
Ronald S. Watson
1995 Bruce Hernandez
1996 Paul Rubin
1997 Karen Duffy
Art Rotstein
Joan Tobin
1998 Regina Skouson
1999 Dr. Janet Brown
2000 Maria Hoffman
2001 Helen Cahill
2002 Bill Scott
2003 Donald W. Carson
Myles V. Lynk
2004 Carrie L. Sherman
2005 Emily R. Johnston
2006 Dr. Pearl Tang
2007 Matthew Silverman
2008 Larry C. McVey
Marvin E. Perry
2009 Bennie C. Click
2010 Susan Armstrong
2011 David K. Byers
2012 Alex Jamison
Karen Osborne
2013 William D. Carnegie
2014 John J. Sullivan
2016 Christine C. Iijima Hall
2017 Meredith Peabody
2018 Judith Register

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