Honoree: Lia Mercado
Honored by: OC Parks
Cause Area: Animals & Environment
The OC Parks Ranger Reserve Program nominates Park Ranger Reserve Lia Mercado for the OneOC Spirit of Volunteerism Award. Lia has gone above and beyond as a new Park Ranger Reserve. Among her highlights, she volunteered to assist the Irvine Ranch Open Space with their camera monitoring program on a regular recurring basis and she volunteered to assume the leadership role of the OC Parks Park Ranger Reserve Trail Maintenance Crew. Moreover, her attitude and spirit towards volunteerism can be described as fierce, enthusiastic, and dedicated. She truly exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism in OC Parks.