The Human Services Network is proud to announce that the 32nd Annual Human Services Awards will be held in the Capri Grand Ballroom at the Peppermill Resort and Casino on January 12, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

If the past awards are any indication, a veritable who’s who of the health and human services providers will fill the room with smiling faces and open hearts. This year’s event supporters will be announced shortly.

Annual awards include:

Mike O’Callaghan Humanitarian Award

HSN Impact Award

Agency of the Year

Administrator of the Year

Politician of the Year

Board Member of the Year

Staff Member of the Year

Media Representative of the Year

Student Volunteer of the Year


HSN People Holding Hands
Award Winners

31st Award Winners:

Mike O’Callaghan Humanitarian of the Year: Joanne Everts, Ph.D. (retired) – advocate for early childhood education in Nevada

Agency of the Year: Mallory Behavioral Health Crisis Center

HSN Impact Award: Sean McCoy, Law Clerk to the Honorable Cynthia Lu, Second Judicial District Court 

Administrator of the Year: JD Klippenstein, ACTIONN

Staff Member of the Year: Ivy Spadone, Northern Nevada HOPES

Student Volunteer of the Year: Nicola Goldstein, University of Nevada, Reno, Class of 2021

Media Representative of the Year: Anjeanette Damon, Reno Gazette-Journal and Season 2 of The City podcast

Board Member of the Year: Mike Russell, Children’s Cabinet




Tickets will go on sale for the 32nd annual awards event towards the end of the year.