Alumni Awards Gala
2014 Awards Gala
April 26, 2014
The Westin Memorial City
945 Gessner Road
Houston, TX 77024
Distinguished Alumni Award
Distinguished Alumni Awards are given to individuals whose professional accomplishments bring credit to the university.
Doug Brooks (’75), Former Chairman of the Board, Brinker International
Rafael Ortega (’81, MBA '85), Vice President, Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc
Andre Ware (’96), Sports Analyst and Commentator; 1989 Heisman Trophy Winner
Bill Worrell (’69), Play-by-Play, Houston Rockets
Dr. Philip Zelikow (JD '79), White Burkett Miller Professor of History, University of Virginia; Former Director, 9/11 Commission
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award is given to UHAA Life Members who are set apart by their history of service to the association and university.
Lance "Hopper" Livingston (’66), Executive Member, ChrisLan Group. LLP; President, Texas Rodeo Productions; President, Stellar Productions
Rick Noriega ('84), President & CEO, Avance, Inc.
Outstanding Volunteer Award
The Outstanding Volunteer Award recognizes alumni who exemplify a spirit of volunteerism to advance UHAA's mission.
Amanda Heath (‘02), Marketing & Events Manager, Stewart & Stevenson Services; President, Technology Alumni Association
Dr. Sharon Spillman ('97, MED '03, EDD '11), Assistant Vice President of Provider Engagement, Collaborative for Children; President, UHCAA
Click here to see all past honorees.