Bill’s Honors

Local

  • Women and Girls Foundation, Nominee, “Celebrating woMEN” — 2012
  • Global Solutions Pittsburgh, “Norman Cousins Award” — 2012
  • Pittsburgh City Paper, “Best Local Politician to Get a Beer With” — 2012
  • Pittsburgh City Paper, “Best Public Servant” — 2011
  • Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh, “Dialogue Award” — 2010
  • Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, “Humanitarian Award” — 2009
  • Group Against Smog and Pollution, “40 Environmental Heroes” — 2009
  • Pittsburgh Dialogue Foundation, Interfaith Study and Peace Scholarship, Turkey — 2008
  • Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition, “Citizen of the Year” — 2008
  • Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, “Chairman’s Work of Art Award” — 2008
  • Pittsburgh City Paper, “Best Political Activist” — 2007
  • Green Building Alliance, “Shades of Green Leadership Award” — 2006
  • Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP, “40 Under 40″ — 2003
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “Top 50 Cultural Forces in Pittsburgh” — 2002
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, “Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest” — 2001

Statewide

  • Common Cause, “Champion of Good Government” — 2012
  • AHEADD, ABOARD, Autism Speaks, “Adult Autism Awareness Champion” — 2011
  • Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future, “Green Power Leadership Award” — 2010

National

  • National Journal, “PA Up and Comers” — 2006 and 2004
  • US National Guard and Reserve, “Patriot Employer” — 2004
  • Democratic Leadership Council, “100 New Democrats to Watch” — 2003

International

  • Rotary International Group Student Exchange, Regional Governance Study and Energy Policy, Norway — 2008
  • International Economic Development Conference, Study Abroad Scholarship, Netherlands — 2003