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
  • 2017 - Sam Tarrel

Presidents Award:

  • 2014 - Aaron Hockley
  • 2015 - Lew Tarnopol
  • 2016 - Julia Fitzgerald
  • 2017 - Julie Countryman

Member of the Year Award:

  • 2014 - Lisa Dillon
  • 2015 - Vern Bartley, Nancy Smithman, Wendy Seagren
  • 2016 - Mark Fitzgerald
  • 2017 - Mark Fitzgerald

Jerry Auker Award:

  • 2014 - Kathi Lamm
  • 2015 - Nancy Steele
  • 2016 - Daniel Troutman
  • 2017 - Bryan Welsh

Bob & Arlene Welsh Award:

  • 2016 - Sam Tarrel, Bryan Welsh
  • 2017 - Lisa Dillon
OPPA Past Presidents:

  • 2014 - Mark Fitzgerald
  • 2015 - Julia Fitzgerald
  • 2016 - Bryan Welsh
  • 2017 - Aaron Hockley

OPPA Life Members:

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

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:
  • 1959 - Harry Johnson
  • 1961 - Henry Fehlt
  • 1964 - John Logan
  • 1965 - E.R. Gilbert
  • 1966 - Edris Morrison
  • 1970 - Joe Bishop
  • 1978 - Dee Kinnear
  • 1981 - Len Holzinger
  • 1983 - Walter Klages
  • 1984 - Shirley Holzinger
  • 1986 - Stewart Stewart
  • 1993 - Jamie Hooper
  • 1994 - Robert Quick
  • 1995 - Russell Strohmeyer
  • 1997 - Doug Potts
  • 1998 - Mark Derry
  • 2003 - Bob Welsh
Recipients OPPA:
  • 2014 - Lisa Dillon
  • 2015 - Mark Fitzgerald
  • 2016 - Julia Fitzgerald
  • 2017 - Bryan Welsh

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

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