On June 7th, 2018, the City of Thousand Oaks Council on Aging held the Dinner and Award Ceremony to honor the nominees for Senior of the Year. This years nominees were Bob Caccavo, Sharon Leir, Irene Seda, Margaret Fieweger, and Nancy Healy. Each nominee has made significant contributions to the community and well deserved the recognition. Nancy Healy won the award as Senior of the Year. Each nominee received commendations from Conejo Recreation and Park District, Ventura County Board of Superiors, U.S, Congress, and CA State Senate.
Robin Britt, Executive Director of Community Conscience, nominated Margaret Fieweger who is currently serving as Vice President, for this prestigious award.
Margaret Fieweger has been volunteering in the Conejo Valley since the 1970’s. She is always giving her time to serve others and truly cares about the Conejo Valley and those who live here. Her list of volunteer activities includes:
- 1977-1990, Hospice of the Conejo- Care Giver, Board Member, Volunteer Trainer
- 1995-2015, Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation – Trustee, Officer
- 2009 – Present, California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks – Board Member, Officer
- 2013 – Present, Conejo Senior Volunteer Program – Advisory Board Member
- 2012 – Present, St Paschal Baylon Church – Bereavement Committee & Project Response which involves picking up food for the St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry at the Church.
- 2004 – Present, Senior Congress – Co-Founder, Co-Chair and Member
- 2014 – Present, Community Conscience – Current Vice President, Serves as Chair of 3 Committees: Board Development, Crisis Planning, & Nominations; also serves on the Fundraising Committee.
Margaret retired in 2006 as Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Studies at California State University Northridge. The experiences in her professional life and as a seasoned volunteer make her a tremendous asset to any organization. Margaret’s gentle and focused way of communicating has been a valuable addition to our organization. She demonstrates remarkable leadership skills and is willing to help in any capacity needed. Whether it be leading a meeting or showing up the day of an event with the most incredible brownies ever baked, Margaret is a treasure who wholeheartedly supports the causes of her community.