The Distinguished Service Award honors a planned giving, development or allied professional, or a volunteer leader in gift planning, with an exemplary record of service in the field. The award recipient exemplifies:
- demonstrated quality leadership in gift planning
- longevity in gift planning (a minimum of 5 years)
- specific achievements in promoting and securing planned gifts
- service to the gift planning profession, through participation in The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners and/or NCGPC
- adherence to the Model Standards of Practice for the Charitable Gift Planner.
The National Capital Gift Planning Council is pleased to announce that Jane Kolson has been chosen as the 2020 winner of the 25th Annual Distinguished Service Award!
Jane's demonstrated leadership, record of achievements, and selfless service to the gift planning community throughout her 44-year development career have earned her the NCGPC's highest honor.
Jane has long been active in the NCGPC serving with distinction as a two-term board member, secretary, PG Days committee member, and she did a tremendous job leading the educational programming as vice president of programs. Jane has also presented on a variety of topics, including gifts of real estate and gifts of tangible personal property — those gifts we all hope to work on and which could benefit from her expertise.
2020 DSA Winner
|24th||2019||Patricia G. Wang|
|23rd||2018||John B. Kendrick, CAP ®|
|19th||2014||John Jensen, CFP|
|17th||2012||Carla Rosati, CFRE|
|16th||2011||Karen Gallardo, CFRE|
|14th||2009||Gayle S. Union, CFRE|
|13th||2008||Mary Todd Hardeman|
|12th||2007||Kathryn L. Ward, CFRE|
|11th||2006||Angela W. Sosdian|
|10th||2005||Arthur T. Keefe III|
|9th||2004||Robert J. Brennan|
|8th||2003||Jeffrey W. Comfort|
|5th||2000||Jerry Anderson (deceased)|
|4th||1999||Jim Potter (deceased)|
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