The 2022 Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution was given to Randy Siefkin, a long-time volunteer and board member at the State Theatre in Modesto, California. Given annually, this award recognizes an individual who demonstrates vision, dedication, selflessness, and excellence through his, her or their contribution to historic theatres and their communities. Siefkin is credited with being a major champion for the restoration and continued success of the State Theatre.
When asked about the nomination, Molly Fortune, LHAT's Board Chair said, "It's clear that the State Theatre has greatly benefitted from Randy's involvement. There were numerous worthy nominees, but Randy hit all the criteria and then some."
In addition to his financial support and his service as a volunteer board member, Siefkin started the theatre's Cinema Club and the Modesto Film Society. Siefkin was nominated by the State Theatre's General Manager, Gabriela Guerrini.