Association Awards

Bob Tufts and Herb Chereck Awards

We offer two outstanding service awards, named for the co-founders of OrACRAO:

Bob Tufts Rising Star Award: Recipients of this award must be OrACRAO members who have been in the profession for 5 years or less and have made a significant service contribution to our profession.

Herb Chereck Award for Excellence: Recipients of this award must be OrACRAO members who have been in the profession for more than 5 years and have made a significant service contribution to our profession.


Herb Chereck Award for Excellence

2019- Jim Bouse, University of Oregon

2018- Chris Sweet, Clackamas Community College

2017 – Nora McLaughlin, Reed College

2016 – Sue Eveland, University of Oregon

2015 – Cindy Baccar, Portland State University

2014 – Claudia Sullivan, Rogue Community College

2013 – Robert Wiggins, Western Seminary

Bob Tufts Rising Star Award

2019- Alisha Higley, Southern Oregon University

2018- Britny Scholz, George Fox University

2017 – Katherine Cable, Southern Oregon University

2016 – Rachel Ryan, George Fox University

2015 – Jared Forell, Portland Community College

2014 – Ryan Clark, Marylhurst University

2013 – Annie Giradelli, Linfield College