2022 Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2022 Statewide Award Winners!

 
Individual Distinguished Service to MSSA: Laurie Dahley, Concordia College
 

Past winners:

  • Deborah Pipes (2020)
  • Linda Giersdorf (2019)
  • Terryl Gordon (2018)
  • Paula Katzenmeyer (2017)
Outstanding Child Foster Care: Alison and Daniel Miles
 

Past winners:

  • Doug and Nancy Lawver (2021)
  • Tracey and Kevin Wieber (2020)
  • Ann and Dan Full (2019)
  • Dwayne and Myra Purnell (2018)
  • Sarah and Todd Randall (2017)
 
Outstanding Retiree: Shirley Scharrer, Oakridge Homes
 

Past winners:

  • Sue Uhde, Watonwan County Human Services (2021)
  • LaRae Gravley (2020)
  • Julie Mayo (2019)
  • Marlys Lemke (2018)
  • Ken Ebel (2017)
Outstanding Staff Achievement:Erin Melz, Aitkin County Health and Human Services

Past winners:

  • David Loher (2021)
  • Beth Mulso (2020)
  • Ruth Sundermeyer (2019)
  • Marg Schmitz (2018)
  • Sonhui Baker (2017)
 
Outstanding Student: Chad Collins, University of Minnesota School of Social Work
 

Past winners:

  • Hillary Olsen (2021)
  • Mikayla Clements (2019)
  • Rebekah Nysetvlod (2018)
  • Andrea Kittleson (2017)
Outstanding Volunteer Service: Ed Kidrowski, Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution

Past winners:

  • Marg Saeger (2021)
  • Brooke Hobbs (2020)
  • Susan Byrne (2019)
  • Jo Angell (2018)
  • Mike Scanlan (2017)
Outstanding Adult Foster Care: Victoria and David Warren
 

Past winners:

  • Darla and Robert Rima (2021)
  • Debra and Michael Michlitsch (2020)
  • Justin Swanson (2019)
  • Heather and Trent Griswold (2018) 
  • Robin Slothman (2017)
 
Outstanding Treatment Foster Care: Stan and Marcia Erickson

Past winners:

  • Kent and Cherrie Langford (2021)
  • PRL-HCL, Inc. (2020)
  • Deanna and Scott Solie (2015)
  • Lorraine Holdsworth (2014)
  • Julie Goldman (2013)