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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Lake Forest Park Municipal Court Judge Linda Portnoy Nominated for Human Services Award

The City recently received word that Judge Linda Portnoy, Presiding Judge of the Lake Forest Park Municipal Court, is one of the nominees for the 2018 North Urban Human Services Alliance (NUHSA) Human Services Awards. Also nominated from the LFP community is the Rotary Club of Lake Forest Park.

NUHSA shared, “Each award recipient has demonstrated a significant contribution to the health and welfare of our North King County community, and has supported or advocated for a strong and accessible health and human services system, strengthening our community through their initiative and leadership.”

Nominees and winners will be honored at NUHSA’s 2018 Human Services Awards celebration on December 4, 2018, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., in the City of Shoreline Council Chambers. King County Council Member Rod Dembowski is the featured speaker.

For more information, or to RSVP for this community event, email

Human Services Champion of the Year: Srijan Chakraborty, Executive Director, Hunger Intervention Program


Haruka Tang, Family Support Center Volunteer, Center for Human Services

Lauren Oliver, Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Volunteer, Center for Human Services

Judge Linda Portnoy, Presiding Judge, Lake Forest Park Municipal Court

Neha Raichur, Heather Corbin & Robyn Mah, Holiday Baskets Coordinators; Shoreline PTA Council

Elvira Vojnikovic, Former President, Bosnian Islamic Community in WA; Board of Directors, Bosnian Youth of Seattle

Outstanding Human Services Program:

West Side: Counselors in Training Program, Center for Human Services

East Side:  Kenmore Bothell Interfaith Group


King County Housing Authority

Compass Housing

Rotary Club of Lake Forest Park

President’s Award:  Shoreline City Council

Lifetime Achievement Award:  Judy Parsons

NUHSA’s Annual Human Services Awards ceremony has been celebrating the accomplishments of local individuals and organizations since 2008. NUHSA is an alliance of non-profit agencies, faith communities, city and county leadership, school districts, and members of the community who advocate for a strong and accessible health and human services system in North King County, encompassing Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, Kenmore, Bothell, and Woodinville. Through partnership and collaboration, NUHSA supports providers, funders, and the community to enhance existing resources and build our capacity to effectively respond to community needs.

Congratulations to Judge Portnoy and the Rotary Club of Lake Forest Park on their nominations!

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