Award Recipients

Public Health Worker of the Year

 Honors a current member of NDPHA for outstanding public health contributions or achievements in the past year.

  • 2018 - Jacob Davis, Tribal Programming Director, Prevent Child Abuse ND, Fargo

  • 2017 - Allen Anderson, RD, LRD, Grand Forks Public Health, Grand Forks, ND
  • 2016 – Renae Henderson, Rolette County Public Health District in Rolla
  • 2015 – Liz Bonney, Lake Region Health District, Devils Lake
  • 2014 – Penny Hamilton, Director of Nursing, First District Health Unit
  • 2013 – Chelsey Matter, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, Fargo
  • 2012 – Haley Thorson, BSN, RN, Tobacco Prevention Coordinator, Grand Forks Public Health; Lisa Clute, Executive Officer,  First District Health Unit, Minot
  • 2011 – Wanda Agnew, PhD, RD, LD, Director, Nutrition Services, Bismarck Burleigh Public Health, Bismarck
  • 2010 – Terri Keehr, Grand Forks Public Health Department, Grand Forks
  • 2009 – Debbie Swanson, Grand Forks Public Health Department, Grand Forks
  • 2008 – Theresa Knox, Grand Forks Public Health Department, Grand Forks
  • 2007 – Carrie Kaltenberg, Grand Forks Public Health Department, Grand Forks
  • 2006 – Barbara Frydenlund, Rolette Co. Public Health District, Rolette
  • 2005 – Jodie Fetch, Custer District Health, Mandan
  • 2004 – Jim Hausauer, Fargo-Cass Public Health, Fargo
  • 2003 – Linda Scott, 1st District Health Unit, Minot

Outstanding Service Award

Honors an individual, either lay or professional, for outstanding work or achievement over their lifetime in the field of public health.

  • 2018 - Holly Mayer Taft, Public Health Nurse, Indian Health Services, Parshall
  • 2017 – Lori Brierley, First District Health Unit, Minot
  • 2016 – Holly Scott, Fargo Cass Public Health
  • 2015 – Joyce Sayler, North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Cancer Prevention & Control, Bismarck, ND
  • 2014 – Theresa Will, RN, BSN, Executive Director, City-County Health District, Valley City
  • 2013 – Bev Voller, Emmons County Public Health, Linton
  • 2012 – Connie Griffin, BSN, RN, Home Health & Health Tracks Supervisor, Bismarck Burleigh Public Health; Jim Heckman, RS, Director of Environmental Health, First District Health Unit, Minot
  • 2011 – Joce Koch, RN, Director of Nurses, Custer Health, Mandan
  • 2010 – Pat McGeary, RN, BSN, CTTS, Coordinator, Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program, Bismarck Burleigh Public Health; and Vicki Voldol Rosenau, Tobacco Prevention Coordinator, City-County Health District, Valley City
  • 2009 – Heidi Heitkamp, Consultant and Lawyer, Mandan
  • 2008 – Senator Judy Lee, ND State Legislature, Fargo; and Representative Clara Sue Price, ND State Legislature, Minot
  • 2007 – Kathleen Mangskau, KM Consulting, Bismarck
  • 2006 – Dede Meidinger, Fargo Cass Public Health, Fargo; and Jill Leppert, North Dakota Department of Health, Bismarck
  • 2005 – Carlotta Ehlis, Southwest District Health Unit, Dickinson
  • 2004 – Ruth Bachmeier, Fargo-Cass Public Health, Fargo
  • 2003 – Vonnie Ereth, Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health, Bismarck

 Public Health Team of the Year

Honors a team that has worked collaboratively on a unique, creative, or simply outstanding public health effort, program, or goal in the past year – (At least one team member must be a current NDPHA.)

2018 - Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health, HPV Quality Improvement Project, Bismarck

  • 2017 – American Indian Public Health Resource Center (AIPHRC), North Dakota State University
  • 2016 – Walsh County Health District, Grafton, North Dakota
  • 2015 – Alliance for Healthcare Access
  • 2014 – United Tribes Technical College Wellness Circle


 

2016 Award Winners

4 photo(s) Updated on: 01 Jun 2016
  • Renae Henderson, Rolette County Public Health District - Public Health Worker of the Year
  • Walsh County Health District - Public Health Team of the Year
  • Renae Henderson and Rolette County Public Health District Staff
  • Holly Scott, Fargo Cass Public Health - Outstanding Service Award
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