Awards & Service History

Oregon Professional Photographers Association

Providing professional development for serious photographers

Photographer of the Year Award:

  • 2014 - Vern Bartley
  • 2015 - Sam Tarrel
  • 2016 - Sam Tarrel

Presidents Award:

  • 2014 - Aaron Hockley
  • 2015 - Lew Tarnopol
  • 2016 - Julia Fitzgerald

Member of the Year Award:

  • 2014 - Lisa Dillon
  • 2015 - Vern Bartley, Nancy Petrie, Wendy Seagren
  • 2016 - Mark Fitzgerald

Jerry Auker Award:

  • 2014 - Kathi Lamm
  • 2015 - Nancy Steele
  • 2016 - Daniel Troutman

Bob & Arlene Welsh Award:

  • 2016 - Sam Tarrel, Bryan Welsh
OPPA Past Presidents:
  • 2014 - Mark Fitzgerald
  • 2015 - Julia Fitzgerald
  • 2016 - Bryan Welsh

OPPA Life Members:
  • Gloria Auker / Jerry Auker - 2014
  • Walt Klages - 2014
  • Doug Potts - 2014
  • Bob Welsh - 2014
  • Forest "Fudge" Davisson - 2015
  • Danny Abrego - 2016

PPA National Award:
The highest honor granted by a PPA Affiliate, it recognizes those whose support for photography goes far beyond any regular expectations or contributions. 
Recipients PPO:
  • Harry Johnson - 1959
  • Henry Fehlt - 1961
  • John Logan - 1964
  • E.R. Gilbert - 1965
  • Edris Morrison - 1966
  • Joe Bishop - 1970
  • Dee Kinnear - 1978
  • Len Holzinger - 1981
  • Walter Klages - 1983
  • Shirley Holzinger - 1984
  • Stewart Stewart - 1986
  • Jamie Hooper - 1993
  • Robert Quick - 1994
  • Russell Strohmeyer - 1995
  • Doug Potts - 1997
  • Mark Derry - 1998
  • Bob Welsh - 2003
Recipients OPPA:
  • Lisa Dillon - 2014
  • Mark Fitzgerald - 2015
  • Julia Fitzgerald - 2016

Website Questions: 
communications@oregonppa.org
Mailing Address:
1327 SE Tacoma St #139
Portland OR 97202

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