Outstanding Marine/Aquatic Educator
For effective and innovative classroom teaching at any grade level, or distinguished performance in marine/aquatic education by professionals who are not classroom teachers. (Only NAME members are eligible)
2016—Janice Mathisen, Rus Higley
2014—Leihla Scharlau, Cait Goodwin
2012—Bill Hanshumaker, Ingrid Olsen
2011—Patrick Willis, Sean Rowe
2008—Woody Moses, Padilla Bay Marine Educators
2006—Cory Samia, Karen Williams-Clarkson
2005—Margy Ransford, Jesica Haxel
2004—Sue Japhet, Patty Bowers
2003—Vivienne Torgeson, Jamie Fereday
2000—Suzi Wong Swint
1997—Bill Austin, Claudia Ingham
To nominate an individual for this award, please fill out the online nomination form (preferred), or download and submit nomination form to Alan Rammer, NAME Awards Chair. Nominations must be received no later than June 15.
Joy Tally President’s Award
This award is given by the current NAME President to a deserving NAME member.
2017—Cathy Carolsfeld & Mary Holmes
2016—Suzi Wong Swint
2011—Jennifer Magnusson, Bill Hastie
2010—Fawn Custer, Joy Tally
This award is given to a non-profit or local/state/regional agency for leadership in marine and aquatic education.
To nominate an individual for this award, please fill out the online nomination form (preferred), or download and submit nomination form to Alan Rammer, NAME Awards Chair. Nominations must be received no later than June 16.
Honorary Lifetime Members