Superintendent/President Ed Knudson and Antelope Valley College Foundation President Chuck Church invite you to the 2014 AVC Achievement Awards Dinner.

Our Sponsors

Benefactor Sponsor

Lockheed Martin

Leader Sponsor


Kaiser Permanente

Northrop Grumman

Ambassador Sponsor

AV Chevrolet

AV Hospital



Palmdale Regional Medical Center



Partner Sponsor

Fred and Deneese Thompson

Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich

Payden & Rygel

Rio Tinto Minerals

Senator Steve Knight

Southern California Edison

Wanda Gallerson

Western Pacific Roofing Corp

Friend Sponsors

A & M Electronics


AV Mall

Choices in Learning National Foundation

Chuck and Linda Church

Ginger Stout

Granite Construction Company

Dr. Karen Cowell

Lynn DuPratt

Shirley and Gerry Sayles

Union Bank

Wayne and Loretta Rew

Jane E. Frye: Community Service Award

Jane E. Frye
Community Service
Jane E. Frye
Urgent Care Director,
High Desert Medical Group

Jane Frye has been Director of Urgent Care at High Desert Medical Group (HDMG) in Lancaster for three years.

Rigorous selection and intensive training of staff have forged a caring and responsive team that interacts well with other HDMG clinics and care management teams, reducing wait times and providing more comprehensive care. Jane’s other successful projects at HDMG include a senior emergent care clinic, an infusion clinic, high-risk patient care, hospice and palliative care, wound care and cancer care. She led a team that established the High Desert Nursing Scholarship, and continues to administer the program awarded through the AVC Foundation.

Jane has been a valued contributor to HDMG’s community outreach and marketing. She has appeared frequently on local TV and radio and has written and been interviewed for articles in the Antelope Valley Press. She is the lead at HDMG for the health screenings and flu clinic at HDMG’s
annual Senior Expo. She planned and implemented health screenings at HDMG’s Life Festival.

Jane serves on the Antelope Valley College Foundation Board of Directors, the RN Advisory Board and Scholarship Selection Committee at the college, and the Foundation’s Alumni and Friends Committee. She is a member of the AVC President’s Circle.

Jane is a director of the Performing Arts Foundation of the Lancaster Museum of Art and History. She is sergeant-at-arms of Lancaster West Rotary, and has served as director of the club’s Community Service
Committee. She serves on the Antelope Valley United Way Board of Directors, and on the Regional Advisory Board for Mental Health America.

Jane was chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Antelope Valley Partners for Health (AVPH), 2010-11. She chaired the original steering committee for a Community Health Clinic. Her efforts to establish the clinic resulted in her receipt of the AVPH Volunteer of the Year Award in 2004.

In 2010 Jane received the Athena Award, sponsored by Zonta International. She was a Fifth Supervisorial District honoree for the Los Angeles County Commission for Women 26th Annual Woman of the Year for 2011.

Jane graduated in 1972 from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Portland, Maine. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a Public Health Nurse Certificate from the University of Phoenix in 1996.