Awards

Each year, CAPFAA recognizes the contributions of selected members at the Annual Business Meeting. To learn more about the awards and recipients, click below:

 

P. Jerome Cunningham Distinguished Service Award

The P. Jerome Cunningham Award is awarded annually in memory of Jerry Cunningham, one of CAPFAA’s founding fathers. The purpose of the award is to recognize a CAPFAA member for distinguished service to the financial aid profession.

Year Recipient
2016 Caesar Storlazzi
2015 Jennifer Horner
2014 Claire Dwyer
2013 Karen Flynn
2012 Mark E. French
2011 Ivette Rivera-Dreyer
2010 Florence LaCroix
2009 Neville Brown
2008 Odette Franceskino
2007 Beth Baker
2006 Heather Hamilton
2005 Vanessa Richmond
2004 Roberta Frick-Gorra
2003 Dominic Yoia
2002 Elaine Solinga
2001 William Mangini
2000 Jane Sangeloty
1999 Margaret Bridle
1998 Dave Welsh
1998 Frank Resnick
1996 Richard Luppino
1995 Henry Miller
1994 Dan Zaneski
1993 Dan Small
1992 Jacqueline Foster (posthumous)
1991 Julie Bellico Savino
1990 Marcia Pond Gardiner
Lifetime Membership Award

The CAPFAA Lifetime Member Award is awarded annually. The purpose of the award is to recognize a CAPFAA member who has made an outstanding and sustained contribution to CAPFAA and the financial aid profession.

 

Year Recipient
2016 Norma McNerney
2015 Odette Franceskino
2014 Heather Hamilton
2013 Kerry Jacob
2012 Julie B. Savino
2011 Bill Mangini
2010 Kimber Decker
2009 Dominic Yoia
2008 Patricia Del Buono
2007 Dick Savage
2006 Dan Zaneski
2005 Jim Kuhlen
2004 Joseph J. Martinkovic
2003 Rich Archibald
2002 Mark French
2001 Mark Valenti
2000 Vanessa Richmond
1999 Henry Miller
1998 Margaret L. Bridle
1997 Rodney P. Butler Sr.
1996 Donald “Skip” M. Routh
1995 Paul Marchelli
1994 Richard J. Luppino
CAPFAA Henry Miller Award

The Henry L. Miller Emerging Leader Award is awarded annually in memory of Henry L. Miller, a longtime CAPFAA member, financial aid administrator, consultant and mentor to dozens of financial aid professionals. The purpose of this award is to recognize an up and coming leader in both CAPFAA and the financial aid profession.

 

Year Recipient
2016 David Blackmon
2015 Jennifer Burrell
2014 Lisa Boyko
2013 Alex Muro
2012 Ashley Dutton
2011 Stacey Musulin
CAPFAA: The Magic of Mentoring Award

The Magic of Mentoring Award is awarded by the Mentoring Committee. Its purpose is to recognize an individual mentoring others within the profession and within CAPFAA over a sustained period of time. The award name is a nod to its inaugural recipient and represents the individual’s love of magic and his magical transcendence across all ages and school types.

 

Year Recipient
2016 Dominic “Nick” Yoia
2015 Vanessa Richmond
2014 Bill Mangini