Volunteer of the Year 2017 Recipients: Region 3 - 7
Recipients serving in the United States (Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin)

 

Region 3

Kathy Buzynski

Kathy Buzynski
Waterloo, Iowa
United States
Region 3

“Kathy personifies what a Quotarian should be. She says, 'It is fun to share a passion for helping others with such a generous group of women'."

 
Donna Gilbertson

Donna Gilbertson
Bismarck-Mandan, North Dakota
United States
Region 3

“Donna’s service to the community has a lasting impression not only to the people she touched, but also the many people she has helped.”

 
Zachary Harms

Zachary Harms
Sioux City, Iowa
United States
Region 3

“Zach is a heartwarming Junior Quotarian who gives his all to Quota, he enjoys being a part of Quota and promotes the club in our community.  He is a go-getter and very enthusiastic, giving 100%.”

 
Nikki Hense

Nikki Hense
Minneapolis, Minnesota
United States
Region 3

“Nikki's positivity, passion, enthusiasm and sense of humor make her invaluable to our club.”

 
Traci Nelson


Traci Nelson

Fargo, North Dakota
United States
Region 3

“Traci is a major artery in the heart of Quota. She is also a third generation of her family to be a Quotarian. She handles our activities with humor and laughter and often behind the scenes. She is our hero.”

Donna Thew


Donna Thew

Kenosha-Racine, Wisconsin
United States
Region 3

“Donna has truly 'stepped up' in several cases of need. She has truly been a spark plug for Quota of Kenosha-Racine!”

 
Vicki Williams

Vicky Williams
Kirksville, Missouri
United States
Region 3

“She assumes endless responsibilities and is always eager to volunteer. Vicky is like the 'Energizer Bunny.' You wind her up, with Quota in her heart, and she just keeps going and going and going.”

 


Region 4

Jamie Barrett-Whitefield

Jamie Barrett-Whitefield
Port Huron, Michigan
United States
Region 4

“Jamie's enthusiasm for Quota and her Quota sisters is contagious to all around her and makes all of our functions fun and upbeat.”

 

Linda Hock
Iosco County, Michigan
United States
Region 4

“Linda lives her life the Quota way, sharing herself to help others.”


Region 5

Connor Choate

Connor Choate
Triangle North Carolina, North Carolina
United States
Region 5

“Connor rocks! As a member of Gen Z, she brings a new fresh perspective to service, fundraising, and programs.”

 
Sue Robinson

Sue Robinson
Winchester, Virginia
United States
Region 5

"You can always count on Sue to efficiently fulfill any task she is asked to undertake and she is a joy to work with.”

 

Connie Runion
Beckley, West Virginia
United States
Region 5

“Connie is our 'can do' member. She has always done whatever she has been asked to do and volunteers for whatever is needed.”

Stacy Weatherman
Greensboro, North Carolina
United States
Region 5

“You can always count on Stacy. She willingly commits herself to any activity or project she is involved with. Her experiences have been rewarding not only to her, but to her club, too.”

 

Region 6

Elizabeth Parks
Cambridge, Maryland
United States
Region 6

“Without the tireless efforts of Betsy and her willingness to serve as chairperson, our club could not fulfill our two major missions, to serve needs of women and children and providing hearing aids for citizens in our community.”

Amy Phelps

Amy Phelps
Wilmington, Delaware
United States
Region 6

“When others step back, Amy steps forward. She helps when others need it.”

 


Region 7

Diane Ashworth

Diane Ashworth
Bristol, Connecticut
United States
Region 7

“Diane is an inspiration, she is very giving of her time and has a huge heart.”

 
Kathy Jones

Kathy Jones
New Haven, Connecticut
United States
Region 7

“Kathy is always there to help with Quota projects and she never bats an eye when asked if she can help. She is truly an outstanding asset for Quota.”

 

Susan Smith
Andover, Massachusetts
United States
Region 7

“Susan cheerfully volunteers to help in all that we undertake. Her quiet enthusiasm is contagious, her sense of organization makes all the work easier.”