ConnAPA Annual Award Recipients

2020-2021
President’s AwardCayla Daniele
Initiative AwardAshton Ogle/ Nick Patino
Service AwardSarah Adams/ Kirsten Longley
PA of the Year AwardWill Cushing
Distinguished Merit Award
(First awarded in 2015 – In recognition
of commitment, dedication and valuable
contributions to ConnAPA)
John McNab
Leadership AwardJohanna D’Addario
2019-20
President’s AwardSarah Jolly
Initiative AwardSheree Piperidis
Service AwardCayla Daniele
PA of the Year AwardRick Pope
Distinguished Merit Award
(First awarded in 2015 – In recognition
of commitment, dedication and valuable
contributions to ConnAPA)
Teresa Thetford
Certificate of AppreciationJason Prevelige
2018-19
President’s AwardJason Prevelige
Initiative AwardSarah Adams
Service AwardShepherd Stone
PA of the Year AwardWilliam Kohlhepp
Distinguished Merit Award
(First awarded in 2015 – In recognition
of commitment, dedication and valuable
contributions to ConnAPA)
Joseph Kaplowe
(Awarded Posthumously
2018-19
President’s AwardJason Prevelige
Initiative AwardSarah Adams
Service AwardShepherd Stone
PA of the Year AwardWilliam Kohlhepp
Distinguished Merit Award
(First awarded in 2015 – In recognition
of commitment, dedication and valuable
contributions to ConnAPA)
Joseph Kaplowe
(Awarded Posthumously
2017-18
President’s AwardMark Turczak
Initiative AwardJason Prevelige
Service AwardMick Devanney
PA of the Year AwardDan Mussen
2016-17
President’s Award Michael Devanney
Initiative AwardMark Turczak
Service AwardJonathan Weber and Dan Mussen
PA of the Year AwardJohn McNab
2015-16
President’s Award Johanna D’Addario
Initiative AwardMichael Devanney
Service AwardTerry O’Donnell
Distinguished Merit (First awarded in 2015 – In recognition
of commitment, dedication and valuable
contributions to ConnAPA)
C. Drew Morten
2014-15
President’s Award Deanna Zimkus
Leadership AwardJohanna D’Addario
Service AwardKirsten Longley
Certificates of AppreciationJonathan Weber and Amanda Campbell
Distinguished Merit (First awarded in 2015 – In recognition
of commitment, dedication and valuable
contributions to ConnAPA)
Cynthia Booth Lord
2013-14
President’s Award Jason Prevelige
Leadership AwardDeanna Zimkus
Service AwardC. Drew Morten
Certificates of AppreciationWilliam Kohlhepp and Bruce Fichandler
2012-13
President’s Award Andrew Turczak
Leadership AwardJason Prevelige
Certificates of AppreciationJudy Nunes, Jennifer Violette, Johanna Chelcun and Jonathan Pinto
2011-12
President’s Award Jonathan Weber
Leadership AwardKatherine Voss
Certificates of AppreciationJustin Champagne, Cynthia Booth Lord and The Kowalski Group
2010-11
President’s Award William Kohlhepp
Leadership AwardAndrew Turczak
Service AwardTerry O’Donnell
Certificates of AppreciationDavid Ashner, AAPA
2009-10
President’s Award Not Given
Leadership AwardJonathan Weber
Service AwardMark Tabaka
Certificates of AppreciationWilliam Kohlhepp and Jonathan Pinto
2008-09
President’s Award Bruce Fichandler
Leadership AwardDanielle Tabaka
Initiative AwardJennifer Violette
Service AwardCOC Committee
2007-08
President’s Award S&S Management Services
Leadership AwardJonathan Pinto
Initiative AwardMark Tabaka
Service AwardJeanine Ondrof
2006-07
President’s Award Tricia Marriott
Leadership AwardJustin Champagne
Founder’s AwardJudy Nunes
Service AwardAna Rodriguez-Musterer
2005-06
President’s Award Ron Podojil
Leadership AwardTricia Marriott
Founder’s AwardJoseph Varano
Other – Honorary MembershipDavid Charash, MD
2004-05
President’s Award Dan Mussen
Leadership AwardDon Solimini
Founder’s AwardWilliam Kohlhepp
Other – Honorary MembershipRep. Linda Orange
2003-04
President’s Award Linda Kowalski and Drew Morten
Leadership AwardJennifer Madonia-Barr
1999-2000
President’s Award Kathleen Lillicraf
Leadership AwardC. Drew Morten
1998
President’s Award Cynthia Booth Lord
Leadership AwardPatrick Killeen
Other – Honorary MembershipJ. Jeffrey Heinrich
1997
President’s Award Dan Mussen
Leadership AwardWilliam Kohlhepp
Founder’s AwardBruce Fichandler
Other – Humanitarian AwardChet Parboo
1996
President’s Award Ed Hobday
1995
President’s Award Burdeen Camp
Founder’s AwardBob Young
1994
Founder’s Award (F. Martin started this award in 1994J. Jeffrey Heinrich

Previous Honorary Members

Elaine Grant, PA
Edward Hobday, PA
Maryann Ramos, PA
Suellen Nelson, PA
Thomas Clayton, PA
Salvatore Barese, PA

Legislative Related
Mary Anderson
Norma Gyle
Christel Truglia