If there was ever a power couple in the world of volunteering, it has to be Lisa Bertero Palmer and Steve Palmer, Santa Ynez Valley Community Betterment Volunteers of the Year.

Together they share the service of a non-profit organization. Individually, they serve on more than a dozen nonprofit boards.

“My philosophy of volunteering: if you can do it, you should do it. If you have the ability, it’s almost like an obligation as a member of the community to give back and pay it forward,” Steve said.

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