Conference Awards

 Libby Linebarger Award

In 1992, the TPHCCA Board began giving an annual award to the individual or company who made contributions to help improve child care. For several years, Texas Representative Libby Linebarger introduced and supported legislative child care issues to the Texas Legislature. In 1992, because of her contributions, it was decided to give an annual award in her name. Listed below are all of the recipients to date.

2016 ~ Melissa Plummer (H&R Block)

2015 ~ Anthony McKee (LakeShore Learning)

2014 ~ Rhonda Crabbs

2013 ~ Martha Cephus

2012 ~ Denetra Adam CCL

2011 ~ Dr. Minette Riordan

2010 ~ Sue Hancock

2009 ~ Susan Hoff

2008 ~ Newborns In Need

2007 ~ Conrad Gonzales

2006 ~ Kelley Major; Dedication and Help towards TPHCCA

2005 ~ Lakeshore Learning;

2004 ~ Initiatives for Children; Resource and Referral Agency

2003 ~ Representative Norma Chavez

2002 ~ Adult and Children’s Alliance; Insurance

2001 ~ Mary Jo Taylor; Child Care Licensing

2000 ~ Denise Hall; Communication/Education Coordinator Program Specialist of CC Licensing

1999 ~ Lisa Valentine; First President of TPHCCA

1998 ~ Charlotte LaGrone; Past President of TPHCCA

1997 ~ Representative Sherri Greenberg

1996 ~ Kathleen Rowland; Initiatives for Children

1995 ~ Joe Silverman; DCI

1994 ~ Cris Ros Dukler; Deputy Director of Child Care Licensing

1993 ~ Mervyn’s

1992 ~ Representative Libby Linebarger

Rosebud Award

Given for the first time in 2005, the Rosebud Award was awarded to the award’s name sake, Wayne (Rosebud) Ward. The Rosebud Award will be given to an associate member who has on a continuous basis, gone above and beyond in helping, supporting and giving to TPHCCA and all of its members. The recipient of this award will receive a trophy.

2016 ~ Kenneth Kidd

2015 ~ Gail Matthews

2014 ~ Cynthia Meneses

2013 ~ John Schindler

2012 ~ Candelario Martinez

2011 ~ Deborah Noser

2010 ~ Leslie Kniskern

2009 ~ Danny Cornelius

2008 ~ None Awarded

2007 ~ George Faldik

2006 ~ Billy Bellamy

2005 ~ Wayne (Rosebud) Ward

2015 Years of Membership Awards

5 Year Pin

2010-2015

Juana Barcenas
Billy Fennell
Lisa Harris
Sheila Horn
Janie Mills
Cassidy Ness
Maria Pearson
Effie Thompson
Wilma Washington

10 Year Bar

2005-2015

Maria Kalmbach
Jennifer Kelley
Catherine Roberts
Lupe Rodriguez
Mary Tucker
Vicki Williams
Lillian Wilson
Patricia Yeagley
Linda Avery
Toni Del Toro

15 Year Bar

2000-1995

Sabrina Chase
Lynda Klein

20 Year Bar

1994-2015

Bridget Clark
Barbara Cunningham
Joyce Garrett
Linda Hamick
Judy Housman
Terresa Perez

25 Year Bar

1995-2015

Ruth Johnson
Delores Clark

2014 Years of Membership Awards

5 Year Pin

2009-2014

Kristine England
Angelica Flores
Ada Garrett
Marina Interial
Melissa McGrath
Valerie Mitchell
John Schindler

10 Year Bar

2004-2014

Linda Benis
Sandra Benson
Sherry Brummett
Sharon Chambers
Cheryl Crawford
Angela Devault
Arline Donahoe
Cheryl Emery
Linda Feick
Sandra Hern
Linda Kidd
Kenneth Kidd
Kasthuri Raju
Pamela Reese
Shari Schauer
Linda Summers
Connie Templeton

15 Year Bar

1999-2014

Doris Boone
Mary Davis
Dora Hendricks
Wanda Moss
Janet Reeves
Janet Shugart
Brenda White

20 Year Bar

1993-2014

Carolyn Cox
Sheryl Moran
Lorraine Perry
Cecelia Ware

25 Year Bar

1994-2014

Toni Alton
Charlotte LaGrone
Cynthia Meneses
Lisa Vallentine
Donna Hammerton
Emilia Hernandez
LaDonna Lubeck
Gail Matthews
Ida Richardson
Beverly Whigham

2013 Years of Membership Awards

5 Year Pin

2008-2013

Anna Armenta
Dawn Breeden
Brenda Cuington
Linda Hankins
Dorothy Harden
Gladys Hill
Yolanda Lang
Deborah Leahart
Mary Frances Moon
Cynthia Niesner
Nancy Roney
Edith Shepard
Maria Vazquez
Mary Whetstone

10 Year Bar

2003-2013

Debbie Allen
Brenda Bradbury
Tanya Carter
Judy Cornelius
Mary Cox
Norma England>
Debra Hynes
Sharon Isaac>
Gina Moore
Frances Perkins
Vicky Philips
Arlene Posey
Tami Poston
Deborah Roan
Ronda Smith
Nerissa Velasco
Gloria Yepez

15 Year Bar

1998-2013

Zina Burchett
Marian Caswell
Robyn Downey
Sylvia Lee
Geraldine Lee
Lisa Patterson
Lenora Rosecrants
Pam Schindler
Janice Spears

20 Year Bar

1993-2013

Pam Blackmon
Martha Cephus
Jean Jenschke
Debra McGinley
Diane Zaleski

2012 Years of Membership Awards

5 Year Pin

2007-2012

Deborah Blanton
Barbara Grissom
Lorra Hinote
Kimberley Jones
Elizabeth Letman
Jacqueline Lewis
LaVonna McWhite
Mayra Morales
Patricia Plummer
Sandra Pollard

10 Year Bar

2002-2012

Debra Bozeman
Ronnie Estes
Carolyn Friederich
Mary Garrett
Phyllis Jenkins
Cheryl Meyer
Sheyrl Potts
Betty Sobota
Daljeet Sodhi
Shirley A. White

15 Year Bar

1997-2012

Margaret Barbee
Deanna Breeding
Dixie Cassidy
Roberta Cheek
Mary Green
Gwendolyn Lacy
Doris Maxey
Beverly Sermersheim
Charity Shelby

20 Year Bar

1992-2012

Valerie Caswell
Gloria Fulton
Mary Ann Helfrich