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DIA Volunteers

Volunteers of the Year

Loretta Gates

Loretta Gates

Interpretive Programs Volunteers

Linda Knight

Linda Knight

Gallery Information

Ron Stang

Ron Stang

Gallery Service


Ruth Moss

Ruth Moss

Museum Shop

Ellen Kulie

Ellen Kulie

Detroit Film Theatre Ushers

Doreen Lawrence

Doreen Lawrence

Staff Aides


Carol George

Carol George

Interpretive Programs Volunteers

Mary Keckhut

Mary Keckhut

Gallery Information

Helen Dusenbury

Helen Dusenbury

Gallery Service


Beth Moran

Beth Moran

Museum Shop

Judith Garvey

Judith Garvey

Interpretive Programs Volunteer

Judith Ryan

Judith Ryan

April 2012


Marie DelGreco

Marie DelGreco

March 2012

Marian Patrick

Marian Patrick

February 2012

Maureen Matta

Maureen Matta

Staff Aides - March 2011


Catherine Somerville

Catherine Somerville

Museum Shop - February 2011

Maureen Matta

Maureen Matta

Interpretive Programs Volunteers - January 2011

Kathryn Flood

Kathryn Flood

Gallery Information - April 2009


Penny Bailey and Stacey Johnson

Penny Bailey and Stacey Johnson

Gallery Information - December 2010

Frank Petersmark

Frank Petersmark

Gallery Service - November 2010

Prema Qadir

Prema Qadir

Detroit Film Theatre Ushers - October 2010


Donna Grant

Donna Grant

Staff Aides - March 2010

Claudia Crable

Claudia Crable

Interpretive Programs - February 2010

Bernell Montford

Bernell Montford

Museum Shop - January 2010


Jeanne Gardner

Jeanne Gardner

Gallery Information Committee - December 2009

Amy Music

Amy Music

Gallery Service Committee - November 2009

Mike Chall

Mike Chall

DFT Usher - August 2009


Marlene Erlenbach

Marlene Erlenbach

Speakers Bureau Records and Awards Chairman - March 2009

Carol Quaglia

Carol Quaglia

ATS - November 2008

Fay Wolin

Fay Wolin

Gallery Service - October 2008


Ruby McGraw

Ruby McGraw

DFT Usher - September 2008

Boyd Chapin

Boyd Chapin

Speakers Bureau - April 2008

Allison Smith

Allison Smith

Staff Aides - March 2008


Elaine Johnston

Elaine Johnston

Museum Shop - February 2008

Jackie Wooten

Jackie Wooten

Art to the Schools - January 2008

Steve Ray

Steve Ray

DFT Usher - December 2007


Clif Levin

Clif Levin

Gallery Service - November 2007

Carl and Marion Muma

Carl and Marion Muma

DFT Ushers - April 2007

Margaret ''Marge'' Feringa

Margaret ''Marge'' Feringa

Docent - March 2007


Jane Strand

Jane Strand

Speakers Bureau - February 2007

Mary Bond

Mary Bond

Staff Aides - January 2007

Lane Moore

Lane Moore

Gallery Information - December 2006


Gallery Service Founding Members

Gallery Service Founding Members

Gallery Service - 2006

Alyssa Mertz

Alyssa Mertz

Art to the Schools - October 2006

Doreen Millman

Doreen Millman

Museum Shop - September 2006


Mary Meier

Mary Meier

Docent - March 2006

Margaret Prizer

Margaret Prizer

Speakers Bureau - February 2006

James Prest

James Prest

Staff Aides - January 2006


Josephine (Jo) Jones

Josephine (Jo) Jones

Gallery Information - 2005

Frances Higbie

Frances Higbie

Art to the Schools - 2005

Cindy Mies

Cindy Mies

Gallery Service - 2005


Margaret Thomas

Margaret Thomas

Staff Aides - 2005

Barbara Goldsmith

Barbara Goldsmith

Speakers Bureau - 2005

Mary Ann DeMattia

Mary Ann DeMattia

Docent - 2005


Marie (Toni) Tront

Marie (Toni) Tront

Museum Shop - 2005

Wendy Evans

Wendy Evans

Speakers Bureau - 2004

Harold Baut

Harold Baut

Art To The Schools - 2004


Ken Szmigiel

Ken Szmigiel

Gallery Information - 2004

Mike Chall

Mike Chall

Gallery Service - 2004

Sandra (Sandy) Shephard

Sandra (Sandy) Shephard

Museum Shop - 2004


Irving Berg

Irving Berg

Docent - 2004

Mary Alice White

Mary Alice White

Art To The Schools - 2003

Geri Risgin

Geri Risgin

Docent - 2002


Rosemary Harm

Rosemary Harm

Speakers Bureau - 2002

Anne Tabatcher

Anne Tabatcher

Gallery Service - 2002

Marlene Erlenbach

Marlene Erlenbach

Gallery Information - 2002


Roy Cumming

Roy Cumming

Gallery Service - 2002

Elsie Golden

Elsie Golden

Museum Shop - 2001

Amelia Chan

Amelia Chan

Gallery Service - 2001


Charlotte Mahrt

Charlotte Mahrt

Gallery Information - 2001

Charlotte Robson

Charlotte Robson

Volunteer Membership - 2001

Dorothy Cartwright

Dorothy Cartwright

Winner of Heart of Gold Award from United Way Community Services - 2001


Dorothy R. Walker

Dorothy R. Walker

Art to The Schools - 2001

Peter Milne

Peter Milne

Staff Aides - 2001

Selma Pollack Winston

Selma Pollack Winston

Museum Shop - 2001


Gaby Davis

Gaby Davis

Gallery Information- 2001

Marie Smith

Marie Smith

Volunteer Membership Committee - 2001

Barbara Wojcik

Barbara Wojcik

Art to the Schools - 2000


Addie Firnschild

Addie Firnschild

Docent - 2000

Shirley Curtis

Shirley Curtis

Staff Aides - 2000

Linda Wells

Linda Wells

Speakers Bureau - 2000


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Loretta Gates

Loretta Gates

Volunteer of the Year

Interpretive Programs Volunteers

Past Winners


Beverly Avadenka

Beverly Avadenka

Volunteer to Volunteer

October 2011

Past Winners