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BICEPP's Annual Award Dinners

 

BICEPP is a non-profit professional association of emergency management and business continuity professionals from both the private and public sector. Our mission is to provide a forum for information exchange in order to enhance disaster resilience within the business community. Each year we recognize individuals and organizations for their contributions supporting our mission. BICEPP’s Annual Awards Event is also a great networking opportunity and as always we conclude the event with our famous free raffle. 

 

President’s Award

This award is presented by the BICEPP President to an individual or group that by their dedication and actions personify the mission of BICEPP. 

 

Award of Excellence
Nominees for this award included individuals, groups or organizations whose contributions reflect a dedication to emergency preparedness. They may be employed in the field of emergency management, response, recovery or related fields, or they may be volunteers. 
 

Recognition Awards, Champion Awards & Award of Merits

This award recognizes efforts of the often ‘unseen individual’ who works behind the scenes for their organization.

Rising Star Award - Added in 2017

The BICEPP Rising Star Award is designed to provide the next generation of Emergency Preparedness Leaders with a unique space to build relationships within their own community, to develop a network with more seasoned Preparedness professionals, and to provide them with the tools and visibility necessary to become successful change agents in the field.  Persons of any age with under two years of experience in the field are eligible for this award


The need to identify and promote the next generation of emergency preparedness professionals in the field of emergency preparedness, response, mitigation, communications, recovery or related fields has never been greater.  This will help ensure the success of the emergency preparedness community.  This program recognizes the success and highlights the accomplishments of those new to the emergency management professions' various expertise categories.  Nominees represent the future of emergency planning and preparedness.


 

Congratulation's to all BICEPP award recipients...

 


2016 BICEPP Award Recipients (Thursday, Nov 3)
 Brookside Golf Club 2016 Invitation Here

 

President Chris Wright's Award Presented To:

Tim Kneeland, Survival Educators - Rationale

 

Award of Excellence

Helinet Aviation, Accepted by Chief Pilot Garrot Dalton - Rationale

 

Recognition Awards

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles - Rationale

City of Hope National Medical Center - Rationale

Dennis Ortiz, Disaster Management Systems - Rationale

Jeff Lengyel, Disaster Management Systems - Rationale

 
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Board Members: Jeff Edelstein, Les Borsay, Nina Johnson, Margaret Vinci,
Tim Kneeland, Patty Kirby, Alan Farber, Chris Wright & Nathan Wolfstein.
 
Please join us next November...


2015 BICEPP Award Recipients (Thu Nov 5)
94th Aero Squadron Restaurant 2015 Invitation Here
 
President Ross Kocen' Award Presented To:
University of Southern California, Fire & Safety Emergency Planning
 
Award of Excellence
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrence
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital
National Search Dog Foundation
Tim Kneeland, Survival Educators
 

 
2014 BICEPP Award Recipients (Thu Nov 13)
Smoke House  2014 Invitation Here
 
President Mike Riley's Award Presented To:
Frank Borden, Los Angeles Fire Department Assistant Chief (Retired)
 
Award of Excellence
Terri Chapman, Delta Dental BCP Program Manager
Access Services, Safety Training & Emergency Preparedness Department
Community Stakeholder Network (CSN), Homeland Security advisory Council
 
Special Recognition
City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department for their:
5 Steps to Neighborhood Preparedness Toolkit
City of Los Angeles Emergency Medical Services Agency for their:
Mass Fatality Management Guide for Healthcare Entities


2013 BICEPP Award Recipients (Thu Nov 14)
Smoke House  2013 Invitation Here
 
President's Award Presented To:
Anna Burton, City of Los Angeles Emergency Preparedness Department
 
Award of Excellence
USC Office of Fire Safety & Emergency Planning
Ida and Scott Noack, NBC Universal, Make-Up Designory
Paul Weinberg, City of Santa Monica Emergency emergency Service Coordinator
 
Special Recognition
Richard Cortes, NBC Universal, Los Angeles County Fire Station 51/Universal Studios Hollywood
 

2012 BICEPP Award Recipients (Sat Nov 10)
The Federal Bar and Grill  2012 Invitation Here
 
President's Award Presented To:
Mario Guerra, Warner Brothers Studios Facilities (Retired)
 
Award of Excellence
Burbank Fire Corps
Jeff Howe, City of Burbank
Thea Martin, Pet Safe Coalition
Michael Ripley, NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal/Warner Brothers CERT Team
 

2011 BICEPP Award Recipients (Sat Nov 19) Mediterranean Garden Grill Restaurant
 
 
 
President Nancy Mathews' Award Presented To:
 
Award of Excellence
Dr Lucy M. Jones, USGS Chief Scientist
 
Champion Awards
Larry Collins, LA County Fire Department
Paul Schulz, American Red Cross, LA Region
Florence Chung, Target Corporation
Jeff Edelstein, SOS Survival Products & BICEPP Board Member
Fan Abel, Area E; DMAC
 

2010 BICEPP Award Recipients (Sat Nov 20)
McCormick & Schmick's in Downtown LA
 
President Mike Kemp's Award Presented To:
Margaret Vinci, Cal Tech Manager of Earthquake Programs
 
Award of Excellence
Terri Chapman, Delta Dental

Kathrene Hansen, Greater Los Angeles Federal Executive Board 

Kathy Hogan, NBC Universal
Nancy Mathews, Mathews Consulting
NBC Universal CERT Team “Emergency 51”
Linda Pruett, Lake Balboa Neighborhood Council 

 
Recognition Awards

Eric Baumgardner, Burbank Fire Corps Program

Jeff Edelstein, SOS Survival Products
Chris Petrakis, J. Paul Getty Trust
David Schow, J. Paul Getty Trust 

 

2009 BICEPP Award Recipients (Sat Nov 10)
McCormick & Schmick's in Burbank
 
President Steve Goldfarb's Award Presented To:
James Featherstone, City of LA Emergency Management Department
 
Award of Excellence
Michael Camacho, NBC Universal

Margaret Vinci, CalTech
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, - Stephanie Caldwell
William Robertson, City of Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services

Chris Petrakis, J. Paul Getty Trust 

 
Recognition Awards

Eric Franco, JD Power & Associates
Adriana van West, AEGON
Mike Kemp, BICEPP Treasurer
Kristen Decker, J. Paul Getty Trust
Terri Chapman, Delta Dental

 

2008 BICEPP Award Recipients
 (Sat Nov 22) The Queen Mary, Mauretania Room
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

President Steve Goldfarb's Award Presented To:
Los Angeles Mayor Bradley, Accepted by his Daughter Lorraine Bradley
 
Award of Excellence

Councilman Greig Smith, City of Los Angeles

Margaret Vinci, CalTech
Rick Delgado, CERT volunteer
NBC Universal Studio Operations 

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Mike Kemp, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Universal Studios Hollywood/CityWalk

Mario C. Guerra, Warner Bros. Studios

Jeff Edelstein, SOS Survival Products

Mike Ripley, NBC Universal
Ray Arias, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Marvin Dean, South Bakersfield CERT

Bob Beecher, BICEPP Webmaster
Steve Goldfarb, USC

 

2006 BICEPP Award Recipients
(Sat Dec 9)
Caltech Citrus Bistro Agenda
 
President Roland DeRocili's Award Presented To:
Bob Lee, Borden/Lee Consulting
 
Award of Excellence
Jim Watters, President & General Manager, NBC Universal Studio Operations
City of Moorpark for their Emergency Evacuation Needs Registry  
 
Gary Stephens, Sempra Energy Emergency Services
 
Award of Merit
Hugh Riley (John Brand accepted for Hugh), 
City of Moorpark Police Services Center
 
ERT Challenge Event Committee: Gary Furukawa,
Nancy Mathews, Andy Bogus, Chris Barbour, Tracy Fessler, Maria Grycan, Kris Sefton, Bob Lee, LeVal Lund, Jon Fessler, Jeff Edelstein, Margaret Vinci, Tamiza A. Teja, Roland DeRocili, Lee Goldstein,
Bob Beecher, Steve Goldfarb, Mike Kemp, Kelly Shivertaker,
Marcia Cronk, Mario Guerra, Don Hubbard, Todd Kleopfer,
Bill McCloud, Anna Burton, Ellis Stanley, Carol Parks,
Stacy Gerlich, James Harkins, Mitch McKnight, Ramon Willis,
Marc Shapiro, Aaron Walker, Kevin Mason, Ren Powers,
William Lloyd, and Randy Marsile.
 

2005 BICEPP Award Recipients.A. Fire Dept Historical Society Museum
 
President Kelly Shivertaker's Award Presented To:
Chuck Labrow, NBC Universal
 
Award of Excellence
John Douglass, Palos Verdes Peninsula CERT
J. Paul Getty Trust, Emergency Preparedness Program
Captain Mike Roche, City of Vernon Fire Department
2005 Amgen Exercise Facilitation Team
 
Award of Merit
Beth Ryan, Universal Studios
 
The Amgen Team: Steve Cook, Matt Frerer,
Kevin Grizard, Denise Hearst, Jack Kehoe, Doreen Lopez, 
Rick Renshaw & Chris Wright     
 

2003 BICEPP Award Recipients
 
President's Award Presented To:
Dave Geary, Universal
 

2002 BICEPP Award Recipients
 
President's Award Presented To:
Ellis Stanley, City of Los Angeles
 

2001 BICEPP Award Recipients
 
President's Award Presented To: 
Nina Johnson, Institute for Emergency Training
 

1996 BICEPP Award Recipients
 
President's Award Presented To:
Chris Wright, Amgen