Carol Baffi-Dugan Award

Carol Baffi-Dugan Award Information

The Carol Baffi-Dugan Award for Service is a leadership award presented at each NAAHP National Meeting. The award’s namesake is a long-term NAAHP leader who, through her selfless commitment to both her Regional Association and NAAHP, has set an example of dedicated service for all to follow. 

The award is designated for one member of each Regional Association. Awards are presented during the opening plenary at the National Meeting. In years where no candidate is forwarded from a Region, no award for that Region will be presented.

Carol Baffi-Dugan Service Award Recipients

2022

  • Marilyn Banta, Texas State University - San Marcos, SAAHP
  • Cassandra Flambouras, University of Chicago, CAAHP
  • Kate Fukawa-Connelly, Princeton University, NEAAHP
  • Carmen Rexach, Mt San Antonio College, WAAHP

2020

  • Robby Bowen, Louisiana State University, SAAHP
  • Chuck Hauck, University of Iowa, CAAHP
  • Connie O'Hara, St. Joe's College, NEAAHP
  • Linda Stoddard, Colorado State, WAAHP

2018

  • Ruth Bingham, University of Hawaii at Manoa, WAAHP
  • Robert Cannon, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, SAAHP
  • David Owen, Indiana University Bloomington, CAAHP
  • Debi Swarner, Dickinson College, NEAAHP

2016

  • Debrah Beck, University of North Texas, SAAHP
  • Jodi Domsky, Haverford College, NEAAHP
  • Larry Garrison-Sullivan, Avila University, CAAHP
  • Chere Pereira, Oregon State University, WAAHP



        Criteria for Selection of the Carol Baffi-Dugan Award

        It is highly recommended that Regional Associations use the following criteria when selecting potential awardees:

        1. Service to the Regional Association
        Candidates should have demonstrated significant service to the Regional Association through one or more of the following: Board service, committee work, liaison work or other substantial measures of time and commitment.

        2. Service to NAAHP
        Candidates should have demonstrated significant service to NAAHP through one or more of the following: Board service, committee work, liaison work or other substantial measures of time and commitment.

        3. Dedication and Selfless Commitment
        Candidates who contribute selflessly and are motivated by what is best for their Regional Association and NAAHP, rather than personal or professional advancement considerations, should receive priority in the selection process.

        Eligibility

        Individuals who are currently serving on either their Regional Association Board of Directors, or on the NAAHP Board of Directors, are ineligible for the award during the time they are currently serving. Receipt, or potential receipt, of a Regional award for service or advising does not make a candidate ineligible for the Carol Baffi-Dugan Award.

        Interested advisors should contact Joon Kim.
        Questions, comments, and suggestions are welcomed.

        Updated November 16, 2022