About the Dave Clark Professional Honor Award

Named in honor of the late Dave Clark, longtime leader in Oregon parks and recreation, the David E. Clark Professional Honor Award is the highest recognition ORPA can bestow. The award is presented to an ORPA member park and recreation professional who has demonstrated leadership, inspiration to others, and has made noteworthy and special contributions over a period of time to the recreation and park profession. Candidate must have been active in the field a minimum of 15 years and have been a member of ORPA for at least 10 years.

Nominations are due Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 5:00 PM.

To nominate an individual for the David E. Clark Award, please answer the following questions and provide any required information as instructed. Contact the Awards Committee at director@orpa.org with any questions about the nomination process.

ORPA Awards will be presented at the 2020 ORPA Conference Awards Luncheon in Sunriver, Oregon on November 10th. Winners are strongly encouraged to be present to receive their award. If your nominee is selected to receive the award, you will be expected to provide a two- to three-minute video that highlights the winner's contributions. If production of a video is not possible, a 2-3 minute slide presentation with accompanying script may suffice. Videos are not required as part of the nomination process. The video or slide presentation for the winning recipient will be due on Friday, October 30, 2020. 

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* 1. Your Information

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* 2. Who are you nominating?