2015-06-02

NASPA IV-W Outstanding Mid-Level Professional

 The recipient of the award will be the Region IV-West nominee for the Mid-Level Student Affairs Professional Award awarded by NASPA at the national level.  This award is presented to an individual who has been in the profession more than five (5) years, is a NASPA member, and has made significant contributions to his or her campus, the regional organization and the profession. 


Award Information

Deadline: Jun. 15, 2018

Information required for each award submission:

  • Completion of On-Line Application Form
  • Nomination Letter
  • Nominee's Resume
  • Three (3) Letters of Support 

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Award Requirements

To be eligible to receive the award, each applicant must: 

  • Have at least five years of experience as a full-time practitioner in the field of Student Affairs
  • Professional responsibility for the direction, oversight, and/or supervision of one or more student affairs functional areas, and/or one or more professional staff members
  • Record of innovative programming that has had an impact on the home campus environment in one or more functional areas of student affairs
  • Volunteer service to the association via leadership roles at the state, regional, national, or international levels
  • Active individual NASPA IV-West membership
  • Progression from entry-level to senior-level leadership roles within NASPA’s volunteer ranks (Preferred)

Current Recipients


Past Recipients

  • 2017 | Abby Vollmer

    Director, Hansen Leadership Program - Doane University

  • 2016 | Brett Bruner

    Director of Transition & Student Conduct - Fort Hays State University

  • 2015 | Monica Rivera

    - Colorado State University

  • 2014 | Veronica Riepe

    - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • 2013 | Angela Oxford

    - University of Arkansas

  • 2012 | Reuben Perez

    - University of Kansas

  • 2011 | Ryan Gove

    - University of Kansas Medical Center

  • 2010 | Bobby Kunstman

    - Colorado State University

  • 2009 | Joseph Ecklund

    - Creighton University

  • 2008 | Santos Nunez Galicia

    - University of Kansas

  • 2007 | Randy Alexander

    - University of Arkansas

  • 2006 | Eric Grospitch

    - University of Kansas

  • 2005 | Zauyah Waite

    - University of Missouri-Kansas City

  • 2004 | Alex Gonzalez

    - University of New Mexico

  • 2003 | Laura Oster-Aaland

    - North Dakota State University

  • 2003 | Wayne Young Jr.

    - Creighton University

  • 2002 | Michael Harwood

    - North Dakota State University

  • 2001 | Ruth Stoner

    - University of Kansas