Hughes Center Honors 2021

The Hughes Center Honors recognizes outstanding New Jerseyans for excellence in their field and for a commitment to public service, civility and bipartisanship that reflects the life and career of Ambassador William J. Hughes. Learn more.

 

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2021 Hughes Center Honorees

Governor Jim Florio

The Hon. Steven P. Perskie

Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award

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4 S.J. Hospitals

Hospitals That Led the Fight Against COVID-19

Excellence in Community Leadership Award

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Richard S. Dovey

Richard S. Dovey ’75

Distinctive Alumni Leadership Award

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Danielle Combs

Danielle Combs

Distinctive Student Leadership Award

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Host Committee

Co-Chairs
Hon. Jay Gillian

Richard Tolson

E. Michael Angulo

Hon. John Armato

Hon. Nicholas Asselta

Hon. Raymond Batten

Steven Batzer

Hon. Colin Bell

Sonya Bertini

Brian Broadley

Stephen Brog

Hon. Chris Brown

Emma Byrne

David Carr

William Caruso

Anthony Catanoso

Thomas Cirignano

Hon. Michael J. Clark

Hon. Chris Connors

Hon. Alisa Cooper

Vincent D'Alessandro

Hon. Paul D'Amato

Keith Davis

Hon. Joseph Derella

Hon. Leonard Desiderio

Matt Doherty

Kim Downes

G. Douglas Eberly

William Elliott

Jordan & John Exadaktilos

Michael Fedorko

Hon. Jim Florio

Hon. Frank Formica

Roy Foster

Albert Fralinger

John Froonjian

Mark Giannantonio

Thomas & Beverly Gill

Henry Gorelick

Hon. Bill Gormley

Hon. Donald Guardian

Hon. Philip Guenther

Scott Halliday

Arlene Halpern

Anne Harlan

Jeffrey & Karen Harris

Lori Herndon

William Hughes Jr.

Harvey Johnson

Leamor Kahanov

Hon. Linda Kassekert

James Kehoe

Hon. Harvey Kesselman

Hon. Joseph Kyrillos

Hon. Kenneth LeFevre

Lloyd Levenson

Hon. Dennis Levinson

Hon. Matthew Levinson

Hon. Frank LoBiondo

Hon. M. James Maley

Hon. David Mayer

Hon. Vincent Mazzeo

Jeffrey & Karen McCann

Hon. James Sonny McCullough

Hon. Carlos Mercado

Hon. Frank Minor

Hon. Martin Pagliughi

Hon. Salvatore Perillo

Richard Pescatore

Le Phan

Hon. James Plousis

Hon. Vincent Polistina

Michael Renna

Hon. Joseph Rodriguez

Michael Rodriguez

Eric Rosina

Mukesh Roy

Edward & Marilyn Salmon

Hon. Michael Santiago

Kim Schalek Downes

Hon. Eric Scheffler

Leo Schoffer

Brendan Sciarra

Hon. Troy Singleton

Hon. Bradford Smith

Hon. Jose Sosa

William Sproule

Tom Sykes

Hon. Michael Testa

Michael Tuosto

Hon. Christine Todd Whitman

Stephen Williams

Charles Wowkanech

Jennifer Young

Tina Zappile

Hon. James Zazzali

Hon. George R. Zoffinger

Past Hughes Center Honorees