Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline

Awards and Recognition

2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 - 1989

Since its founding in 1934, the Park District has been a forward-looking agency. We are continually evaluating and adapting to changing landscapes to protect our parklands and to stay relevant to the communities we serve. We are committed to excellence and accountability within our agency. We  partner strategically with agencies, community organizations, and businesses to leverage our collective resources and knowledge for the greatest impact.

Over the years, the Park District has been recognized by peers, credentialing authorities and accrediting organizations for our leadership in financial management, public safety service, land preservation, land use planning, innovation in programming, community services, and communications.

We are especially proud to have received recurring awards and recognition for the following:

  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA): Distinguished Budget Presentation Award Winner from 2005 to 2021 for our comprehensive budget documents that meet program criteria as a policy document, an operations guide, a financial plan, and a communications device.
  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA): Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from 2000 to 2019 for our comprehensive annual financial reports that evidence the spirit of transparency and full disclosure.
  • Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA): Law Enforcement Accreditation in 2010 and Advanced Law Enforcement Reaccreditation in  2013. Advanced Law Enforcement Reaccreditation With Excellence in 2016 and 2020. The accreditation recognizes our Police Department for excellence in public safety services, professional law enforcement, and management.

Below are  awards and recognition that our Park District, Board of Directors, and staff received over the years.

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007-1989

  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
    Distinguished Budget Presentation Award: East Bay Regional Park District (2007) 
    Distinguished Budget Presentation Award: East Bay Regional Park District (2006) 
    Distinguished Budget Presentation Award: East Bay Regional Park District (2005)
  • National Association for Interpretation (NAI): Master Frontline Interpreter Award, Naturalist Linda Yemoto (2005)
  • California Trails & Greenways Conference (CTGC)​, Lifetime Professional Award: Steve Fiala (2001)
  • California Trails & Greenways Conference (CTGC)​, Trail Program Merit Award (1998)
  • National Association for Interpretation (NAI), NAI Fellow Award: Chief Naturalist Ron Russo (1989)

 

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