2023 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year

2023 Volunteer Recognition Awards

At its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards, held on February 21, 2024, at the Shannon Community Center, the City of Dublin announced its 2023 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year.  The purpose of the awards is to recognize outstanding individuals and groups who have contributed to the quality of life in Dublin this past year.  The Young Citizen of the Year recognizes the volunteer service of Dublin's youth in 1st through 12th grade. 

2023 Winners

2023 Citizen of the Year

Michael and Tammy Goldstein

2023 Organization of the Year

Dublin Partners in Education (DPIE)

2023 Young Citizen of the Year

Troy Matheny

Mayor's Award
Captain Miguel Campos, Dublin Police Services; 
Lt. Misty Carausu, Alameda County Sheriff's Office;
Dublin Police Services Investigative Services Unit

This is a special award that the Mayor presents to those 
whom she believes have worked tirelessly on behalf of the Dublin community in the past year.
                             Mayor's Legacy Award
                                    Margaret Liang

This is a special award that the Mayor presents to
an individual or group to recognize extraordinary, long-term dedication to the Dublin community.

The Organization of the Year received a $500 cash prize, and a $300 donation was given to both the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year's favorite non-profit organization(s). Additionally, the winners of the Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year will be recognized at the March 5, 2024, City Council meeting.

2023 Citizen Nominees
Shazia Nomani
Shana Trias












View all of the nominations



2023 Organization Nominees
APAPA, Tri-Valley Chapter (Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs)
Dublin 4-H
Dublin Boy Scout Troop 905
Girls 4 Sports
Global Leadership Initiative for Youth (GLIFY)
Lapis Lazuli Art Club
Quarry Lane Tap Initiative



2023 Young Citizen Nominees
Jaden Ding
Angela Julie Guo
Suhani Gupta
Sahas Koka
Rosie Liu
Nicole Ma
Emily Mao
Aakrisht Mehra
Yue Mou
One Nguyen
Ruoyi Wu
Aria Zhou