Honors & Awards

Brian's efforts to keep Marylanders safe, protect Maryland consumers, protect the environment and fight for equal opportunity and justice for all have been recognized by numerous organizations across the state of Maryland:

  • “Children’s Health Advocate of the Year” – Maryland PIRG, Maryland Nurses Association, Black Nurses Association and  MomsRising.org
  • "Justice Award," CASA De Maryland  
  • “Legislator of the Year,” Maryland Public Health Association
  • “First Citizen Award″ – Maryland Senate
  • “Legislator of the Year″ – Maryland Access to Justice Commission
  • “Justice for Children Award″ – Maryland Children’s Alliance
  • “Special Recognition Award″ – Maryland Legal Services Corporation
  • “Champion for Children” – Department of Human Resources and Maryland State Bar Association, 2010
  • “Bicycle Symposium Award″ – One Less Car
  •  Governor’s Proclamation, for Membership on the Climate Change Commission
  • “In Recognition of Leadership, Service, and Dedication to the Field of Criminal Justice″ -Coppin State University Criminal Justice Club
  • “Public Policy Conflict Resolution Fellow″ – University of Maryland School of Law, Center for Dispute Resolution
  • “Elizabeth Scull Award” – Friendship Heights Village
  • “Champion of Traffic Safety” – Maryland Department of Transportation
  • “Chairman’s Award” – Hebrew Home of Greater Washington
  • “2008 Champion of Working Families” – Progressive Maryland Education Fund
  • “Municipal Super Star” – Maryland Municipal League
  • “Friend of Glen Echo park” – Glen Echo Park Partnership
  • “Legislative Leader of the Year” – Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police
  • “Certificate of Appreciation″ – Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, Inc.
  • “Certificate of Appreciation" – Maryland Municipal League
  • “2007 John R. Hargreaves Legislative Fellow” – Salisbury University
  • “Distinguished Legislative Fellow Award″ – University of Maryland Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (PACE)
  • “Senate Leadership Award″ – Fraternal Order of Police, Maryland State Lodge
  • “Champion of the Maryland Asian-Pacific American Community″ – Maryland Coalition for Recognition of Asian Lunar New Year
  • “Spirit of Human Achievement Award” – National Center for Children and Families
  • “Policy Maker of the Year”- Washington Psychiatric Society
  • “Consumer Legislator of the Year” – Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition
  • “Legislative Sponsor Award” – The Maryland Children’s Action Network
  • “John V. Kabler Memorial Award” – Maryland League of Conservation Voters
  • “Public Official of the Year” – Audubon Naturalist Society
  • “Lawmaker of the Year” – American Lung Association of Maryland
  • “Conservationist of the Year” – Sierra Club of Maryland, Delaware and District of Columbia
  • “Certificate of Merit” – Common Cause of Maryland
  • Citation from Chesapeake Bay Foundation for conservation work and service on behalf of the Chesapeake Bay
  • “Outstanding Service” – American Heart Association of Maryland
  • “Certificate of Appreciation” as “Rescuer” of National Capital Poison Center
  • “Award for Leadership” – Washington Area Bicyclist Association for pursuing better bicycling and walking conditions in the State of Maryland
  • “Biker of the Year” – Montgomery County Department of Public Works Transportation
  • “Legislator of the Year” – 1000 Friends of Maryland
  •  ”Leadership and Outstanding Service Award” – Maryland State Bar Association