We are thrilled to announce that Steve Brooks was honored as Citizen of the Year by the Carmel Resident's Association.

In addition to a beautiful original painting of a Great White Oak by Carmel Art Association by artist Fred Carvell, Steve was presented with the following honors:

  • United States Congress Certificate of Special Recognition from Congressman Sam Farr
  • California State Senate and Assembly Certificate of Recognition handed to Steve personally by Senator Bill Monning and Assemblymember Mark Stone
  • County of Monterey Certificate of Recognition: “In recognition of your support and dedication to the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea and for your advocacy towards the preservation of it’s urban forest” delivered by Supervisor Dave Potter
  • Heartfelt addresses by City Administrator Doug Schmitz and Mayor Jason Burnett