2021 Community Affairs Awards

For Outstanding Work in Government

Gary Oakes

Gary was a long-time board member for Mapleturn Utilities including during the design and construction of the Wastewater Treatment plant as well as a long-time past resident of and committee member for Foxcliff North. Before retiring and being involved in local community activities by being on several boards he was the president of several large precast concrete plants. Recently he has accepted a position in the Martinsville city government as Director of Planning and Engineering where he has been tasked with overseeing & implementing contracts for long overdue important infrastructure improvements (like water & sewer upgrades) as well as improvements related to new I69 construction such as the impending improvements to South Street as it leads to the new bridge over I 69 into the existing Grand Valley shopping center.

           

For Outstanding Work in Business

Doug Molin

Doug has been active both as the rehabbing manager for most of the downtown Martinsville properties during the last several years as well as being involved directly as a recent board member or indirectly as a Foxcliff North resident for many years. Members of his family were also involved in the downtown Martinsville rehab work, but Doug was managing the overall efforts. Before retiring, Doug was in charge of the large regional Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Centers in Chicago & Atlanta.

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