Distinguished Members

CLCA’s recent successes in water management, legislation and member benefit programs are not the product of a liberal application of pixie dust, but the result of dedication and commitment by a special cadre of your colleagues. Each year, the association honors those who have made an exceptional impact on the association and the green industry. The 2019 awards were presented during the association’s annual Leadership Conference, held January 28-29, 2020.


2019 Allegiance Award winner Jerrie Beard with 2020 President Regan Barry

Allegiance Award

The Allegiance Award is the most prestigious honor presented by the California Landscape Contractors Association. Our 2019 Allegiance Award winner is Jerrie Beard, shown with CLCA 2020 President Regan Barry. MORE >>

Eric Watanabe, 2019 Regular Member of the Year, with 2020 President Regan Barry

Regular Member of the Year

The California Landscape Contractors Association presents its Regular Member of the Year award to the individual deemed instrumental to a significant project or accomplishment during the current year. Our 2019 winner is Eric Watanabe, shown with CLCA 2020 President Regan Barry. MORE >>


Lindsay Ono, 2019 and 2018 Associate Member of the Year

Associate Member of the Year

The California Landscape Contractors Association presents its Associate Member of the Year award to the individual deemed instrumental to a significant project or accomplishment during the current year. Our 2019 winner is Lindsay Ono, shown above with Chris McNairy, CLCA’s 2013 Associate Member of the Year. MORE >>

Grassroots advocacy champions Mickey Strauss and Megan Rios

Mickey Strauss Grassroots Award

The Mickey Strauss Grassroots Award recognizes a CLCA member who works to build relationships with members of the state Legislature, candidates for the Legislature, or possible future candidates. Shown above is Mickey and Megan Rios, the 2018 winner. The award was not presented in 2019. MORE >>