Great Lakes Region Recognition Awards
|2016||Fran Goldberg||Todd Schwartzberg||Annie Heiderscheit|
|2015||Bill Webb||Pete Meyer||Edward Roth|
|2014||Ronna Kaplan||Melaine Pohlman||Sheri Robb|
|2013||Lee Anna Rasar||Soozie Cotter-Schaufele||Russell Hilliard|
|2012||Roger Smeltekop||Michael McGuire & Angela Snell||Michael Silverman|
|2011||Rebecca Houghton||Laurie Farnan|
|2010||Mary Ellen Wylie||Nancy Dexter-Schabow|
|2009||Roberta Kagin||Ellen Rayfield||Frederick (Ted) Tims|
|2008||Marcia Humpal||Mary Stryck||Susan Gardstrom|
|2007||Amy Furman||Ed Gallagher||Lisa Gallagher|
|2006||Brian Wilson||Linda Wright Bower||Deb Burns|
|2005||Michael McGuire||Diane Knight|
|2004||Mary Ellen Wylie|
|2003||Dale Taylor||Lee Anna Rasar|
|2002 (none submitted)|
|2001||Alan Solomon||Lalene Kay|
|2000||Dale Bartlett||Roger Smeltekop||Deforia Lane|
|1999||Louise Steele||Faith Johnson|
|1998 (none submitted)|
|1997||Ronna Davis||Charles Furman|
|1996||Robert Unkefer||Laurie Farnan|
|1995||Mary Scovel||Alan Solomon|
|1994||Marilyn Sandness||Michelle Schumacher|
|1993||Mary Ann Ferolo||Brian Wilson|
GLR Recognition Awards (.pdf) – updated April 21, 2016
Each year the GLR presents the following awards; Honorary Life for long time dedication to the field of music therapy, Scholarly Activity for significant contributions to the knowledge base of the profession, and Service for outstanding service to the region. Anyone can submit a nomination! Take a moment to consider and recognize a deserving colleague, mentor, or teacher.
The deadline for submission of nominations is February 1, 2017. Nominations can be sent via email to President Elect Debbie Bates at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Honorary Life Member Award:
Awarded to any individual who resides within the Great Lakes Region and who has made varied and distinguished contributions to the field of music therapy.
Awarded to a Music Therapist who is a member of the Great Lakes Region, and who has demonstrated a pattern of outstanding service and dedication to the Region through contributions as a clinician, clinical trainer, educator, Executive Committee member, government or public relations proponent, etc.
Scholarly Activity Award:
Awarded to a member of the Great Lakes Region who has contributed to the knowledge base of the field of music therapy through a pattern of scholarly presentation, research activity, publications, innovative techniques, etc.