Annual Conference

IAPA has a history spanning more than 30 years of honoring those who help to enhance the Activity profession.

Dorene Award Recipients

2017 Brenda Hunt

2016 Susan Offill

2015 Jason Lee

2014 Misty Smith

2013 Sharon Wagner

2012 Angeline Hagan

2011 Sherri Walton-Peterson

2010 Leonda White

2009 Ruth Werstler

2008 Hta Delphin

2007 Karlita Sloter

2006 Marilyn Pritchard

2005 Lucy Le-Kissane

2004 Birdie Scroggins

2003 N/A

2002 Nancy Ichinose

2001 Paula Tagliere

2000 Rita Lopienski

1999 N/A

1998 Maria Lopez

1997 Nina Volz

1996 Cynthia Janik

1995 Diane Welbon

1994 Kathy Finkerbinder

1993 Cynthia Belle

1992 Maureen Parkinson

​1991 Myrtle Klauer

1990 Carolyn Zimmerman

1989 Jeanne Foster

1988 Norma Jean Reed

1987 Sister Olga Poluch

1986 Eva Jo McLaughlin

1985 Georgette Korous

1984 Dorothy Lindsey

1983 Kathleen Clark

​1982 Madge Schweinsberg​

Larry Madge Award Recipients

2017 Sherri Walton-Peterson

2016 Sarah McDaniel

2013 Leonda White

2012 N/A

2011 Paula Tagliere

2010 N/A

2009 Mary Rillie

2008 Rita Lopienski

2007 N/A

2006 Bonnie Megehe

2005 Nancy Ichinose

2004 Sally Robertson

2003 Terry Fay

2002 N/A

2001 Cynthia Belle

2000 Stacy Epps

1999 Catherine Bouzide

​1998 Patricia Hempen

1997 Reggie Reantaso

1996 Myrtle Klauer

1995 Ellie Nielsen

1994 Pat Hiscox

1993 Susan Quattrochi-Tubin

1992 Del Beckman

1991 Beverly Walker

1990 Gayle Allen-Burket

1989 Marilyn Scherbarth

1988 Marilyn Lamken-Jaeger

​1987 Jean Wehling

Administrator Award Recipients

2017 Sandra Burtron

2014 Jill Gee

2013 Brian Adcock

2012 Jordon Post

2011 Cathy Anderson

2010 N/A

2009 Tom Trovato

2008 N/A

2007 N/A

2006 Carla Ewing

2005 N/A

2004 Michael Duffy

2003 Alan D. Harnetiaux

2002 Blair Wagner and

Nancy McDonald

2001 N/A

2000 N/A

1999 Marcia Quale

1998 Patricia Becker

1997 Barbara Hecht

​1996 Susan Welte-Legner

1995 William Lowe

1994 Roberta Magurany

1993 Nancy Geraci

1992 Jane Muller

1991 David Sauer

1990 Will Rasmussen

1989 Marilyn Burke

1988 Liz Clark

Hand in Hand Award Recipients

2016
2015
2014 N/A
2013 N/A
2012 N/A
2011 N/A
2010 Joe Agnello
2009 Myrtle Klauer
2008 N/A
2007 N/A
2006 N/A
2005 N/A
2004 Susan Quattrochi-Tubin
2003 N/A
2002 William Kempiners and
Kevin Klug
2001 Terry Sullivan
2000 Esther Davis and
Patricia Heidenreich
1999 Carley Hellen
1998 Marilee Culhane
1997 Kevin Kavanaugh
1996 Pete P. Peters
​1995 Dana Sall

Gayle Allen-Burket Award Recipients

2016 Kelly Ichinose
2015 Helene Simon
2014 Pam Goff
2013 N/A
2012 N/A
2011 N/A
2010 N/A
2009 N/A
2008 N/A
2007 N/A
2006 N/A
2005 Linda Oliver
2004 N/A
2003 N/A
2002 Connie Cortina
2001 Donna Barsztaitis
2000 Dianna Kester
1999 N/A
1998 N/A
1997 Wanda Negel
​1996 Joan Suerfeel
1995 JoAnn Moss

Volunteer Award Recipients

2017 Jeanne Elliott

2016 Martha Anderson

2015

2014 Marge Kauffman

2013 Deanna Pflager

2012 Randy Moseley

2011 Vivian Philip

2010 Mary Langenbahn

2009

2008 Marilyn Weber

2007 Tom Neiman

2006 The Golden Aires

2005 Sharon Middleton

2004 Betty Hughes

2003 N/A

2002 Marilyn Hermann

2001 N/A

2000 Joe & Margaret Carpio

1999 Rosemary Ramsel

1998 Esther Norrenberns