Volunteer of the Year 2017 Recipients: Regions 11 - 15 and 18 - 21
Recipients serving in Australia (Brisbane, Queensland; and Victoria, New South Wales), India, Philippines, and New Zealand

 

Region 13

Marjorie Carter
 

Marjorie Carter
Toowoomba, Queensland
Australia
Region 13

“Marjorie really does change the lives of the young women moving on from drug dependency.”

Carolyn Cox

Caroline Cox
Brisbane City, Queensland
Australia
Region 13

“Caroline is the glue that holds the club together. She is enthusiastic and innovative, and welcoming to new members and guests.”

 
Janet Higgins

Janette Higgins
Redcliffe, Queensland
Australia
Region 13

“Janette fills a very important link position, she keeps the club alive and active.  We need to clone her for the future.”

 
Janet Hughes

Janet Hughes
Jimboomba, Queensland
Australia
Region 13

“I asked Janet recently what drives her with having to also support her son, she replied, I just like to do good for people, keep busy and proactive, and in Quota I can do that.”

 
Karen Murphy

Karen Murphy
Beenleigh, Queensland
Australia
Region 13

“Karen Murphy (Junior) is enthusiastic and supportive to work with. She is well regarded by peers and students. She is truly inspirational and supportive of all females in the community.”

 
Julie Sansom


Julie Sansom

Jimboomba, Queensland
Australia
Region 13

“Julie is totally loyal and dependable to her club.”

 

Region 14

Betty Bennett

Betty Bennett
Liverpool, New South Wales
Australia
Region 14

“Betty is a very caring and dedicated lady who accepts her role as Disadvantaged Women and Children Chair in a very hands on manner.”

 


Region 15

Cass Jago

Cass Jago
Thuringowa, Queensland
Australia
Region 15

“Cass is a vibrant, caring, enthusiastic, passionate, young lady. Best of all, she is a much respected Quotarian who has touched many others in our local community as well as those around the world.”

 
Barbara Kinsey

Barbara Kinsey
Whitsunday, Queensland
Australia
Region 15

“Barb’s contribution to Quota is endless. She learned at an early age the value of caring, sharing, and volunteering, as her mother had been a Quotarian. Barb has made a significant contribution to Quota and her community.”

 

Region 18

Asuncioun Aguilar

Asuncion Aguilar
Las Pinas
Philippines
Region 18

“Asuncion is the wind beneath our wings, she is a beauty with a heart for service.”

 
Jean Marie (Jingay) Facuri

Jean Marie (Jingay) Facuri
Manila
Philippines
Region 18

“Jingay is an everlasting flower in the garden of Quota Manila, she has been and will always be a faithful Quotarian.”

 
Evangeline Garcia
 

Evangeline Garcia
Angeles
Philippines
Region 18

“Eva brings inspiration to people she meets, bringing community service, able to realize small things can have a big impact to others.”

Mia Santos

Mia Santos
Manila South
Philippines
Region 18

“Some angels are disguised as dedicated volunteers or friends, and one of them is Mia.”

 


Region 20

Reeya Naahar

Reeya Naahar
DLF City
India
Region 20

“Reeya has the kind of beauty that everyone wants most and is the hard-to-get, comes from within kind. She embodies strength, courage, and dignity.”

 


Region 21

Betty Milligan

Betty Milligan
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
New Zealand
Region 21

“Betty is positive, friendly, caring and always puts 100% into everything she does. She willingly helps whenever she can and can be relied on to effectively complete any task asked of her.”

 
Pam Ross

Pam Ross
Papakura, Auckland
New Zealand
Region 21

“Pam is a mentor, a confidant, a leader amongst leaders, the go to person. She gives of her time so willingly and generously, always putting her hand up to volunteer her time, energy, her home and her husband's help.”

 
Greta Tuite

Greta Tuite
Opotiki, Bay of Plenty
New Zealand
Region 21

“Greta is always a willing worker and was given an award for attending the most club projects outside of club meetings.”

 
Yulene Watts

Yulene Watts
Whakatane, Bay of Plenty
New Zealand
Region 21

“Yulene is a Quota treasure! Her favourite place is at her sewing machine creating things that are useful for our community, school book bags for elementary students, 'Dinner Jackets' for senior citizens and personal care packs for women's refuge to name a few!”