1996 Marie Sparks Award
Vince Dougherty has been a resident of Healdsburg since 1985. He was born and raised in the tight knit community of Tonkawa, Oklahoma and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in finance. Vince has a love of education which was instilled in him by his father who taught high school and who retired as a college professor after 35 years. Upon moving to Healdsburg, Vince worked in real estate before pursuing his true passion, technology. Along with running his business, Lavish Networks, Vince has served on numerous non-profit boards including Little League, The Healdsburg Museum, The Healdsburg Boys & Girls Club and The Healdsburg Animal Shelter and has served on the board and as President of the Healdsburg Kiwanis Club.
Vince remains a very active member of the community. He umpires Little League games, volunteers at numerous community events throughout the year, and enjoys helping senior citizens bridge the technology gap. He is passionate about University of Oklahoma sports, photography, and restoring his vintage home. He also loves to travel with his wife Paula and son Mackenzie.
(From HUSD website)