2015-03-11

Region VI Fred Turner Award for Outstanding Service to NASPA

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 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


Award Information

Deadline: Jul. 06, 2018

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

  • STEP 1: Write a letter of nomination

  • STEP 2: Collect three (3) 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? Sherry Mallory, Nominations and Awards Co-Chair, at [email protected].


Current Recipients


Past Recipients

  • 2016 | Lori M. Ideta

    - University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

  • 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 Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

  • 2000 | Doris M. Ching

    - University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

  • 1999 | Jill Halvaks

    - University of California, Irvine

  • 1998 | Sharyn Slavin Miller

    - California Institute of Technology

  • 1997 | Hal Gin

    - California State University, Hayward