2017 California Conference of Equality and Justice Humanitarian of the Year Honoree

2017 Long Beach Community Foundation Announces New Board Leadership

2016 Soroptimist  Women of Distinction Honoree, Social Development Category

2015 Local Women Business Owners Place Importance On Giving Back

2014 Press Telegram Amazing Women, Community Service Category

Current Board Service:

Long Beach Community Foundation Board of Directors


California State University, Long Beach Board of Governors


YMCA of Greater Long Beach Metro Board of Directors


Urban Community Outreach Sunday Homeless Drop In Center Advisory Board Member

Long Beach Day Nursery Early Childhood Development Center Board of Directors


Long Beach City College Foundation Board of Governors



South Coast Interfaith Council


Board of Directors, ASK Foundation

Board of Directors, Arts Council, City of Long Beach

Advisory Board, Long Beach Opera

Board of Directors, Long Beach Opera

Board of Directors, Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation

Board of Directors, Food Finders, Incorporated

Board of Directors, Musical Theatre West

Board of Trustees, Long Beach Museum of Art

CSULB Carpenter Center, Classroom Connections


Courageous Leadership Award, Martin Luther King, Jr. Democratic Club, (May 2011)

City of Long Beach, Mayor's Blue Ribbon Commission on Funding for the Arts, (July 2010-May 2011)

Zelma Lipscomb Service Award, NAACP, Long Beach Branch, 2008

Honoree, NAACP, Long Beach Branch, "Unsung Local Shero," 2007

Business Person of the Month, The Sun Newspaper, November 2006

Who's Who In the Legal Community, Long Beach Business Journal, 2006

Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine, 2005

Wallace R. Davis Public Service Award Recipient, Awarded at Law School Graduation

Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Scholarship Recipient, Awarded two of three years during Law School

Distinguished Long Beach Alumnae Award, City of Long Beach, Mayor Beverly O’Neil, May 2000