OASE sponsors the Superintendent of the Year award each year. For members wishing to nominate a colleague, please follow the following guidelines:
Superintendent of the Year Award
The process for this award begins in May. The nominee must be an active superintendent, with plans to continue in the position, and a current member of both AASA and OASE.
- To access the current nomination form, CLICK HERE.
- Mail or email nominations to Joanne Fey at COSA by Friday, August 10, 2018.
Nominations must be submitted by midnight on Friday, August 10, 2018! All nominations will be sent to the OASE Executive Board for selection. The Oregon winner will be notified by August 31 and will then be asked to complete the AASA national application, which is due November 1, 2018.
If you have questions regarding the state process and procedures, please contact Joanne Fey, email@example.com.
The winner will be honored at the OSBA Conference in November, the OASE/OACOA Winter Conference in January, and the Annual COSA Conference in June.
Karen Fischer Gray, Parkrose SD - 2018 Oregon Superintendent of the Year
Past Oregon Superintendents of the Year:
- 2017 Matt Utterback, North Clackamas SD - Oregon & National Superintendent of the Year
- 2016 Heidi Sipe, Umatilla SD
- 2015 Randy Schild, Tillamook SD
- 2014 Don Grotting, David Douglas
- 2013 Maryalice Russell, McMinnville
- 2012 Ron Wilkinson, Bend
- 2011 Nancy Golden, Springfield
- 2010 Paula Radich, Newberg
- 2009 Juli DiChiro, Ashland
- 2008 Ron Naso, North Clackamas
- 2007 Krista Parent, Cottage Grove (*National Winner)
- 2006 Deborah Sommer, Canby
- 2005 George Russell, Eugene
- 2004 Gary Peterson, Crook County
- 2003 Kent Hunsaker, Bethel
- 2002 Ray Crawford, Klamath Falls
- 2001 Jerome Colonna, Redmond
- 2000 Craig Roessler, Silver Falls
- 1999 Bill Korach, Lake Oswego
- 1998 Margaret Nichols, Eugene
- 1997 Bill Hill, Sherwood
- 1996 Russ Joki, Tigard-Tualatin
- 1995 Tony Palermini, David Douglas
- 1994 Joe Bucher, Damascus
- 1993 Ron Zook, Parkrose
- 1992 George Benson, Centennial
- 1991 Steve Wisely, Medford
- 1990 Homer Kearns, Salem-Keizer (*National Winner)
- 1989 Boyd Applegarth, Beaverton
- 1988 Bill Worrell, Bend