Open Door Awards

Every year, EHOC’s Open Door awards are given in recognition of individuals, organizations or businesses that are helping us open doors and further Fair Housing in the St. Louis metropolitan area. 

Stay tuned for information about the 2020 Open Door Awards!

Open Door Award Winners

2019
Frank Montgomery
Debbie Grieder

2018
Fannie Woods
We Live Here
Health Equity Works
  (formerly For the Sake of All) 

2017
Sonja McClendon
Justine PETERSEN
Ed Wartts, Hedy Epstein Lifetime Achievement Award

2016
Michael Burns
Mira Tanna

2015
Better Family Life
Brendan Roediger, SLU Legal Clinic

2014
Elisha Brown
Anna E Crosslin

2013
Karen Tokarz
Pastor Mike Jones
Sr. Judge William D. Stiehl

2012
PROMO
Rev. Starsky Wilson

2011
Cathy Contarino
Harold and Evelyn Johnson
Eric Madkins
Anita Telkamp
Myrtle Wilson

Hedy Epstein
*NEW* Lifetime Achievement Award

2010
Eileen Wolfington
Marion Clark
John Baugh
Sheryl Rose
Mary Harrison
St. Louis Beacon

2009
Margaret Bush Wilson
Stephanie Reynolds
Florence Streeter
Fenita Loving

2008
Lanear Rhodes, Rhodes Realty
John Farley

2007
Charles and Marian Oldham
Norman Seay
Donna Cavitte

2006
Gina Hilberry
Pamela Coaxum
John Laker
Robbie Herndon

2005
Chris Krehmeyer
Frankie Freeman
David Newburger
Colleen & Max Starkloff

2004
George Pawlaczyk
Beth Hunsdorfer
Ed Wartts
Diane Thompson
Tracie McKinney
Fox 2 News

2003
Angela Morton Conley
James Sporleder
Thomas E. Kennedy, III

2002
Francie Broderick, Places for People
Kent Johnson, Oxford House
Roy Pierce, HUD

2001
Marilyn Hughes
Janet Becker
Dan Glazier
Bronwen Zwirner

Prior years
John Ammann
Laura Barrett
Greg Freeman
Kenneth Lange
Richard Baron
James DeClue
The Girl Friends, Inc.