OCPA Awards

Ohio College Personnel Association Awards 

Nominate for one of OCPA’s 2019 Winter Awards!

The OCPA Awards are an opportunity to recognize a new professional, mentor, colleague, or program. Please take the time to celebrate the amazing work individuals and organizations are doing across our institutions.

Step 1: Nominate!

Nomination is easy! Complete a short nomination online. Self-nominations are welcome. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, November 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. While nominations are open until November 9th, the sooner you submit your nomination the more time individuals have to complete the application process.

Nominations may be submitted for the following awards: 


Equity and Inclusion Award  •  Innovative Program Award  •  Mark G. Noffsinger New Professional Award  •  Fayetta M. Paulsen Accomplished Leader Award  •  Gerald L. Saddlemire Mentor Award  •  Philip A. Tripp Distinguished Service Award •  Outstanding Contribution to Literature or Research Award 

Do not wait – nominate today! Individuals and programs not nominated by November 9, 2018 cannot be considered for 2019 OCPA Winter Awards.

Step 2: Complete Application!

Everyone nominated by November 9, 2018 will receive an email from the OCPA Awards Committee with a link to complete the Awards Application. Awards applications are completed online and are due by Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:00pm. Each award has different application requirements but generally, individuals need to submit a resume or program evaluation, nomination letter, and letters of support. Outstanding Contribution to Literature or Research Award requires different nomination application materials – once a nomination for that award has been submitted, additional information will be sent to the nominee. Specific details for each award’s application materials are available on the OCPA website under Awards.

To learn more about each award or to begin the nomination process, click hereThere are a few different ways to complete this awards process: submit the nomination form, submit a nomination form with application materials, or after being nominated, receive an email from the OCPA Awards committee with a link to submit application materials.

Awards will be presented at the annual OCPA Annual Conference, January 24-25, 2019 in Worthington, Ohio. 

Interested in serving on the OCPA Awards Committee? We need assistance reviewing Winter Awards and all OCPA members are welcome. Email the OCPA Awards Chair to express interest in this leadership opportunity!

Questions? Contact Ali Martin Scoufield, OCPA Awards Chair at ali.scoufield@case.edu