Covell & Brinley Awards

A Davis Tradition Since 1944

rick gonzales - 2012 (covell)

Gonzales was honored for his long history of service on behalf of many Davis and Yolo County organizations that focus on education, social services, social and economic justice, and civil rights:

—The Mexican American Concilio of Yolo Co, volunteering 30+ years, president since 2000, main organizer of Recognition Dinner

—Davis Human Relations Commission 1983–91, which he also chaired

—Yolo Family Resourced Center Board of Directors, of which he is lead fundraiser

—Yolo Interfaith Immigration Network Board of Directors, helping migrant farm workers

—Davis Odd Fellows, fundraising for their charitable programs

—Davis Progressive Business Exchange’s annual Relay for Life

—SJUSD TAG (Targeted Assistance Group) helping students

—Woodland Community College Puente Program mentor

Over the past three decades Rick has always embodied a civic spirit, and his fundraising skills have become legendary.


Presented at Chamber Dinner Jan 18, 2013, Freeborn Hall