February 18, 2018


  • Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, Outstanding Alumni Award (2011)
  • SeaWeb Senior Fellow, this first ever fellowship for the organization focused on viability of a large scale corporate markets campaigns for four major seafood species (2004)
  • Donella Meadows Fellowship to apply systems analysis to fisheries conflict resolution. (2003-4)
  • The UCSD Joseph Grunwald Award for the Promotion of Inter-American Understanding. (2000)
  • Loyola Law School Board of Governors Alumni Recognition Award. (1999)
  • Appointed to the presidential and congressional advisory committee, the Good Neighbor Environmental Board. (October 1998)
  • Appointed to be a representative of the environmental community for California’s Delegation to the Thirteenth Border Governors’ Conference. (August 1995)
  • Appointed Protocol Attach to the Governor of New Mexico for the Tenth Border Governors’ Conference. (April 1992)
  • Selected by People to People, Citizen Ambassador Program to lead a delegation of U.S. attorneys to the European Community. (March 1992)
  • Boswell Scholarship. (1979)
  • American Legion, God and Country Award. (1979)
  • Bank of America Math and Science Award. (1979)
  • American Field Service Study Abroad Scholarship. (1978)