Region VI Fred Turner Award for Outstanding Service to NASPA

Region VI
Application Deadline: August 7, 2020 | Award Type: regional

The Fred Turner Award for Outstanding Service to NASPA, named in honor of former Chair of the NASPA Board of Directors (1958-1959), honors a member who has served in leadership roles at the state, regional, national, and/or international levels of NASPA for a sustained period of time. The Fred Turner Award is NASPA’s equivalent of a lifetime achievement award; nominees must exhibit evidence of at least ten (10) continuous years of NASPA membership and engagement in the association at a variety of levels.

Award Criteria:

  •        Evidence of significant volunteer service to NASPA via leadership roles at the state, regional, national, and/or international level

  •        At least ten (10) continuous years of NASPA membership and engagement in the association

  •        Progression from entry- to senior-level leadership roles within NASPA’s volunteer ranks

  •        Involvement in multiple branches of the association – e.g., Regions, Knowledge Communities, Divisions, etc.

  •        Volunteer service that has had a significant impact on NASPA as an association (preferred)

  •        Holds an active NASPA individual membership

  •        Current employment at, or recently retired from, an institution of higher education in NASPA Region VI

Presented By

Region VI

Nomination Guidelines

Nominating someone is easy! One person should coordinate the submission and follow these steps.

  • STEP 1: Write a letter of nomination

  • STEP 2: Collect two (2) letters of support and a copy of the nominee’s resume.

  • STEP 3: The person coordinating the nomination should gather the nomination materials then go online to submit. You must upload all of the information at the same time. This person should then submit the nomination letter, letters of support online.

  • STEP 4: Submit the nomination by the published deadline!

Questions? Christine Quemuel, Nominations and Awards Chair, at quemuel@hawaii.edu.

Past Recipients - Region VI Fred Turner Award for Outstanding Service to NASPA

2019 – Kevin Colaner, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

2018 – Jennifer Miller, California State University, Los Angeles

2017 – Henry Gee, Rio Hondo College

2016 – Lori M. Ideta, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

2012 – Tony R. Ross, California State University, Los Angeles

2011 – Elizabeth Griego, University of the Pacific

2010 – Troy Gilbert, University of California, Berkeley

2008 -Debra Geller, University of California, Los Angeles

2007 – Gary Kleemann, Arizona State University, Polytechnic Campus

2006 – Ken Kelly, California State University, Long Beach

2005 – James Drnek, University of Arizona

2004 – Renee Barnett-Terry, University of California, San Diego

2002 – Sandra Hubler, Menlo College

2001 – Doris M. Ching, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

2000 – Doris M. Ching, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

1999 – Jill Halvaks, University of California, Irvine

1998 – Sharyn Slavin Miller, California Institute of Technology

1997 – Hal Gin, California State University, Hayward