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Issaquah Hall of Fame: Nominate Outstanding People


Nominate outstanding community members to the Issaquah Hall of Fame — a top honor for making a lasting contribution to the community.

Each spring, the mayor and City Council president select a person to induct for making a difference in our community.

The annual award recognizes the efforts of exemplary individuals with records of inspiration, leadership and service.

To learn more and submit a nomination, please see our nomination form. The nomination deadline is 5 p.m. May 1, 2019.

The award will be presented to the recipient May 30 at the annual Issaquah Community Awards sponsored by the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce.

Nomination Criteria

  • Inspiration

  • Service

  • Leadership

  • Civic-mindedness

  • Activity in drawing positive attention to the community

  • Fundraising efforts for the public good

  • Length of service to the community

Previous Inductees

  • 1987 — Ernie Neuman/Bob Catterall

  • 1988 — Harriet Fish

  • 1989 — Marvin Mohl/Rev. Bob Gray

  • 1990 — Norm Anderson/Harvey Manning

  • 1991 — Ruth Kees

  • 1992 — John Whitaker

  • 1993 — Suzanne Suther

  • 1994 — Tommie Troutman

  • 1995 — Dorothy Knitter

  • 1996 — Cheri Meier (Tourangeau)

  • 1997 — Ted Cook Jr.

  • 1998 — Ed Squifflet

  • 1999 — Rod Anderson

  • 2000 — Karen Ridlon

  • 2001 — David Harris

  • 2002 — Rose Finnegan

  • 2003 — Donny Robertson/Robin Kelley

  • 2004 — Marty Budzius

  • 2005 — Linda Ruehle/Leo Finnegan

  • 2006 — John Williams

  • 2007 — Greg Spranger

  • 2008 — Skip Rowley

  • 2009 — Judd Kirk/Barbara Justice

  • 2010 — Leon Kos

  • 2011 — José Angel Enciso

  • 2012 — Barbara de Michele/Master Sgt. Richard "Top" DeMarco

  • 2013 — Debbie Berto

  • 2014 — Ava Frisinger

  • 2015 — Shelley Frey

  • 2016 — Rowan Hinds

  • 2017 — Joe Forkner

  • 2018 — Fred Butler/David Kappler

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