Frank M. Adams Awards

FRANK M. ADAMS Outstanding Volunteer Service Award

Winners for 2019 have been selected and were honored at the 34th Annual Texas Council Conference.

As a founding member of the Texas Council of Community Centers, the late Frank M. Adams exemplified service that enhanced and enriched the quality of life for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance addictions in Texas. He distinguished himself as an individual who loved, cared and showed compassion for persons in the Community Center system of care.

The Frank M. Adams Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service is presented annually during the Texas Council Conference to individuals and organizations who volunteer in the Community Center system. A Media award is also presented for exceptional print of electronic media coverage on behalf of persons who are served by our system of care.

The winners of the Frank M. Adams Awards for 2019 are:

Colonel Howard Daniel, Jr.

Nominated by Burke


Grace Creek Church

Nominated by Community Healthcore

Group picture of Grace Creek Church volunteers

Nicole Hickl, KGBT-TV CBS 4 News

Nominated by Tropical Texas Behavioral Health

Nicole Hickl Headshot

For questions about this award or its nomination process, please contact Tara Brown at tbrown (at) txcouncil (dot) com or call (512) 794-9268.