A selection committee picked Nathan Gonzales
, Jeff and Susan Martinez, Marilyn Kerr Solter and Steven Wilson based on their contributions to the public through volunteerism, community involvement or outstanding achievement in their field, according to a news release.
Gonzales, the current head archivist and head of special collections at the A.K. Smiley Public Library, said he was surprised by the honor as Town & Gown was the first organization he became involved with following his hire at the library.
In addition to his
involvement with the library and Town & Gown
time to the Redlands Historical Museum Association, the Kimberly Shirk Association and the Redlands Area Historical Society