BBB Excellence in Community Service Award

The Better Business Bureau has announced the recipients of their Excellence in Community Service Award.

The Award is given to individuals who have shown unfailing dedication to serving the community and who bring the core values set forth by the BBB to their everyday practices.


This year’s recipients are:

Mayor Ginger Nelson, City of Amarillo

Mr. Jared Miller, Amarillo City Manager

Ms. Casie Stoughton, Director, City of Amarillo Department of Public Health.

Mr. Bob Williams, CEO BSA Health Systems and

Dr. Michael Lamanteer, BSA Health Systems.

Mr. Ryan Chandler, CEO Northwest Texas Healthcare Systems and

Dr. Brian Weis, Chief Medical Officer, Northwest Texas Healthcare Systems.

Dr. Richard Jordan, Dean of the School of Medicine; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Amarillo

Dr. Scott Milton, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Amarillo Public Health Authority/Associate Professor.

Dr. Rodney Gonzalez, Medical Director, Thomas E Creek VA Medical Center.

Mayor Gary Hinders, City of Canyon


The BBB also recognizes the sacrifices made by the employees that work behind the scenes as well.

The awards will be presented at the NEW Big Blue Bash on Friday, May 21, 2021 at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens.

BBB Officials say that in a very short period of time the City of Amarillo along with the Health Department, local hospitals and the City of Canyon came together to provide ongoing information, guided a strong reopening and led a stellar vaccine rollout recognized across the region.