Members of the Year

2015-2016 Active of the Year

Active of the Year- Becky Lopez

The Active of the Year Award is given to an individual that has gone above and beyond her placement.

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Active of the Year, Becky Lopez. Terms to describe Becky are hard-working, intelligent, kind, talented, dedicated, supportive, willing and knowledgeable.

In this, her 7th year with the League, she truly led by example as our Vice President of Administration. Becky has worked countless hours to make sure all of the behind the scenes operations of our office have run smoothly and with no interruption and continues to provide her wisdom and knowledge about our building and operations to others.



2015-2016 Sustainer of the Year

Sustainer of the Year- Sharon Voelz 

The Sustainer of the Year Award is presented to a member who, through her spirit of commitment to the standards, ideals and purpose of the Junior League, has contributed in an outstanding manner.

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Sustainer of the Year, Sharon Voelz. An 18 year member of the Junior League, Sharon has been extremely generous to our organization and our membership for many years, and this year was exceptional!

Sharon brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Community Research & Impact Committee, which she served as Sustaining Adviser, giving her support and guidance. Sharon has been instrumental in bringing to fruition the League’s new Community Impact Area, “Awareness and Embracing Mental & Physical Health.”



Julia Gilbert Award – Nancye Beck

Julia Gilbert Award 2015-2016

The 2013-2014 Board of Directors established the Julia Gilbert Award to honor a League member with a longstanding passion for our community, love of volunteer service and commitment to the mission of the Junior League of El Paso, Inc. The recipient of this award is selected by the Vice President of Membership and Member-at-Large. The Julia Gilbert is awarded to a member who exhibits the spirit and commitment that Julia had throughout her years of membership in the Junior League of           El Paso before her passing in June 2014.

Congratulations to Nancye Beck, this year’s recipient of the Julia Gilbert Award. Nancye embodies all the qualities that defined Julia’s life: optimism, generosity, compassion, and hopefulness. She has been a member of the Junior League since 1988, and has dedicated her heart and passion to our El Paso League since 2010. In that time, she has actively participated in A Christmas Fair, our provisional program, our nominating committee, and many of our community projects. She is always willing to put in extra time, and she does everything with a smile and a positive attitude. Her enthusiasm for our League, and for the El Paso community as a whole, is infectious. Thank you Nancye, for all you do!