(Pictured: 2016 Awardee Deborah Freels and OPRN President, Regina Alhassan)
OPRN is pleased to present the OPRN Anne E. Mayer Distinguished Service Award annually at our Spring Conference. This award acknowledges the work of those individuals who have provided exemplary service to the chapter and/or the field of prospect development.
In 2007, the award was named after OPRN co-founder and long-time board member Anne Mayer.
Anyone can nominate a colleague or peer!
If you have questions or comments, please contact the OPRN Scholarship/Awards Coordinator.
2002 – Lisa Hornick
2003 – Gail Hanson
2004 – Catherine Smythe Zajc
2005 – Jackie Robbins
2006 – Bev Robertson
2007 – Anne Mayer
2008 – Eileen Fitzgerald
2009 – Amy Dragga, Summa Health Foundation
2010 – David Smittle, Ohio Northern University
2011 – Tasha Thomas, Philanthropic Research Resources LLC
2012 – Bobbi O’Malley, Baldwin Wallace University and OPRN Past President
2014 – Rob Boley, Wright State University and OPRN Past President
2015 – Jim McIntyre, The Ohio State University
2016 – Deborah Freels, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
2017 – Erin Deardorff, The Ohio State University
2018 – Kelli Clawson, Denison University
2019 - Emily Kelley, The Ohio State University
2021 - Sarah Starr Zechman, John Carroll University
2022 - Candance Olley, University of Cincinnati