2013 DEA Educational Foundation Gala

Walter Wang

Walter Wang

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Educational Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual who is deemed by the Board of Directors of the Foundation to have made significant and long term positive contributions in support of drug law enforcement and drug abuse prevention education in the United States. The award was established by the Foundation in 2006. Previous recipients include Former DEA Administrator Peter B. Bensinger, Mrs. Betty S. Sembler, Former DEA Administrator John C. Lawn, and Mr. James J. Cusack.

2013 DEA Educational Foundation Gala
Walter Wang was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites

Gala Sponsors

The DEA Educational Foundation wishes to thank the following organizations and individuals for their generous support of this evening.


Andrew and Peggy Cherng / Panda Restaurant Group
East West Bank
JM Eagle / Plastpro
Britt and Bob Meyer / Soogie and Don Kang / Elizabeth and Gordon Clune
Sam and Suzanne Solakyan
泉恩集團 (中國)


Colleen Maloof
Lockton Insurance Brokers, LLC


ACT Pipe & Supply
Bird Marella
Chinatrust Commercial Bank
EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services
Ewing Irrigation Products, Inc.
Grace and Thomas Chen / Dee and Lawrence Higby / Betty and SL Huang / Fred Kamgar / Jerry Lai / Daryl and Steve Nelson / Bonnie and Justin Pham / Margaret and Eddie Rhee / KiKi and Paul Troung / Patricia and John Wang
ISCO Industries
Mark Kingdon and Anla Cheng Kingdon
Angela and David Lee
Arlene Montesano / Viney Singal / Nina and Eric Phillips / Ursula and Patrick Nesbitt / Cathy and Shel Bachrach / Renee and Brian Foster / Nicole and Robert Maloney / Laurie and Jon Feltheimer
Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation
Van Cleef & Arpels
Visco Financial Insurance Services
Ronald G. Weiner / Perelson Weiner LLP
Julie and Jackson Yang / simplehuman®


HF “Bert” Boeckmann & Galpin Motors
Steve and Jeanie Chen
David Chu / Georg Jensen
Corbett Companies
Charles & Jany Davenport
DCH Auto Group
Formosa Plastics®
Beth and Josh Friedman / Joleen and Mitch Julis / Canyon Partners, LLC
Jean and Stephen Kaplan / Chris and Steven Hazy
Issa Family Foundation
Peter Kaufman
Ellen and David Lee
Helen Mars and Phil Burruel
Ross Murray / Trimlite
Brent Moss / Codel Entry Systems Corp.
Lea and Barry Porter
The Harry and Florence Sloan Foundation
Southern Pipe & Supply
Melanie and Tom Staggs
Vincent Thai and Yining Hsu / National Products LTD.
Vizio, Inc.
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites
Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang


Chuck Anderson / OxyChem
Kenneth & Mei Ling Chen
Christian Dior Couture
Victor Llamas
Highridge Partners, Inc.
Stewart and Pat Kwoh, Asian Pacific American Legal Center
Mike and Claudia Margolis / Margolis & Tisman LLP
Dr. Stewart Wang and Dr. Lawrence Kong

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