2022 Awards Program


Committee is comprised of the three most recent Slattery/Trueblood Professional recipients in addition to the two most recent Dr. Carole J. Hanson New Professional recipients. Due to COVID pandemic delaying award presentations, 2022 and 2023 committee will comprise the two most recent Slattery/Trueblood Professional recipients.

Chair —
John Pletchette

Retired, Winterset

Term expires conclusion Conference 2022

Vice Chair —
Doug Foley

Director, Manchester

Term expires Conference 2022; then chair until Conference 2024

Other Members—

Molly Stuelke -
Director, Center Point
Term expires Conference 2022

Kelly Willadsen - Director, Hiawatha
Term expires Conference 2023


Award Submission and Direct Questions

Any IPRA member in good standing may nominate candidates for each award. The nominees may be endorsed by other members of the IPRA with the exception of Awards Committee members. Awards Committee members may not nominate, sponsor, or write letters of support for nominees.

All nominations are to follow the appropriate criteria listed in the 2022 brochure. Following information is subject to change. Descriptions are for historical information only.

The nomination should be typewritten or legibly printed and include the appropriate information as stated for each award. Nominations should include any supporting data, such as letters of support, copies of news releases, etc. Each nomination must include the nomination cover sheet, as well as all applicable nomination criteria listed in this brochure. (Available on IPRA website.)

Please note that nominees for the T. Ray Frame Park Maintenance, Claude Ahrens Community Service, Business Support, Volunteer Group, Service Club, Permanent Part-time Team Member, and Administrative Assistant awards need not be members of IPRA; however, they must be affiliated with a department or staff member that is an IPRA member.

Direct submissions and questions to:
Steven Jordison, CPRP, CEO
steve@iapra.org
515-291-4917

Award nominations(s) is OPEN for submission at this time.  DEADLINE: Noon, Friday, February, 18, 2022

2022 Awards Brochure
2022 Nomination Form (pdf)
2022 Nomination Form Fillable (pdf)