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Minnesota Career Development Association

MCDA Award Recipients

MCDA Award Recipients, 1980 – Present

 

Each year, MCDA recognizes individuals or groups of people who have made outstanding contributions to the field of career development. Awards are usually given during the annual Spring Conference. We salute our previous winners!

 

YEAR Jules Kerlan Outstanding Achievement Award Marty Dockman Merit Award Sunny Hansen Graduate Student Award Research Award
2016 Jim Lewis Gordon Helle Abigail Nones (No award given)
2015 Dean R. DeGroot Tom Colosimo, Nancy Fraasch, Cindy Edwards Erin Haglund Megan Rhein (No award given)
2014 Vic Massaglia Ben Hansen, Jennifer Rosand, & Curshonda Allen Makoto Kajino (No award given)
2013 Irene Rossman  Darren Kaltved Tara Dillon (No award given)
2012 Kate Schaefers Paul Timmins Paul Sears Dayou Liu
Christine Jensen
(No award given)
2011 Patricia Berg Bridget Kenadjian Northland Career Development Professional Association   Sally Power
2010 Nancy Branton Janet Pelto  Denise Felder Kai Takasuka Candace Williams (No award given)
2009 George Dow Barb Krantz Taylor Bill Baldus
Melody Jennings Kruzic
Amy Olmscheid
Kelly Jordan
Erin Reichelt
Chelsie Sturm
(No award given)
2008 Trudy Canine Carmen Croonquist Caren Hassen
Vic Massaglia
(No award given) (No award given)
2007 Elizabeth Craig Janelle Nivens Jenny Reese (No award given)
2006 (No award given) Nancy White Julia Conkel (No award given)
2005 Betsy McMillan Peter Vogt
Janet Pelto
Gary Donovan
Donna Bennett
Bernard Penner
Angie Schmidt Whitney
(No award given)
2004 (No award given) Kate Schaefers
Pamela Braun
Maggie Glazer Molitor Ronald Page
Jim Lewis
Gary Anderson
2003 Bruce Roselle Carmen Croonquist
Dean DeGroot
Dina Bergren (No award given)
2002 (No award given) Tom Carroll
Rebecca Hall
Peter Vogt
Megan Meuli
Jacquie Morton
(No award given)
2001 (No award given) Carolyn Hildebrandt
Mark Larson
Barb Krantz Taylor
Dionna Jones
Stephanie Untiedt
Teressa Rothausen
2000 Richard Leider Trudy Canine
Bruce Roselle
Dave Baker
Dennis Keierleber
Award was renamed the “Sunny Hansen Graduate Student Award”
Mera Kachgal
Sandi Kroeber
Rhonda Shimek
1999 Yvette Oldendorf Award was renamed the “Marty Dockman Merit Award”
Eric Schnell
Barbara Aslakson
Erica Arnold (No award given)
1998 (No award given) Barbara Rice Heather Keough
Jerry Shih
(No award given)
1997 (No award given) Gary Magill Lisa Kramer
Janice Kalin
(No award given)
1996 Rick Andrea Amy Lindgren Janet Pelto     Career Enrichment Center, American Express (developed by Michael Caery, Cynthia Johnson, Laura Theis, and Hilda Koontz) Michele Ludens
Jillian Sheperd
(No award given)
1995 Kevin Nutter Kris Goehring Lori Ann Mikkelson     Deborah M.Strange Stephen M. Klein
1994 Gary Anderson Gary Donaldson
Minority Mentorship Program, Univ of MN- Morris
“I’ll Take Charge” Life Planning & CD Curriculum, Minnesota Extension Service
Geri Scherer Gary Donovan
1993 (No award given) Valerie Hanson Suzanne M. Shimion
Lynn M. Johnson
Kevin Nutter
1992 (Recipients unknown) (No award given) (No award given) (No award given)
1991 Gene Audette (No award given) (No award given) (No award given)
1990 Caroll Weeks Lowe (No award given) (No award given) (No award given)
1989 Harold Hebl (No award given) (No award given) (No award given)
1988 Gary Donovan (No award given) (No award given) (No award given)
1987 Betty Olson (No award given) (No award given) (No award given)
1986 Sunny Hansen (No award given) (No award given) (No award given)
1985 Vera Schletzer (No award given) (No award given) (No award given)
1984 Wes Tennyson (No award given) (No award given) (No award given)
1983 Henry Borrow Marian Michael (No award given) Dick Manley
1982 Steve Frantz (?) (No award given) (No award given) (No award given)
1981 Betty Neuwirth (No award given) (No award given) (No award given)
1980 Award was first called the “Jules Kerlan Outstanding Achievement Award”
Roger Rasmussen
(No award given) (No award given) (No award given)