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Dr. Earl Reum (1931-2010)
Founder of NAWD, inspiration for student leaders & advisors...

Visit our Earl Reum tribute site at

Earl Reum: Speaker, Educator, Mentor

to watch...

Jim Finnemeyer
NAWD Executive Director

Contact Jim with questions or comments about NAWD at

National Conference On Student Activities

CLICK HERE for remembrances by Ron Joekel, University of Nebraska, about the founding of NAWD by Dr. Earl Reum and its' early days as an organization.

Below is a list of the NAWD National Conference on Student Activities sites, along with the Earl Reum Award or Workshop Director of the Year (DOTY) Award winners through the years...

Year Hotel/City Earl Reum Award/
Workshop Dir. of Year
2018 Atlanta, GA  
2017 RL (Red Lion) Hotel
Spokane, WA
2016 The Madison Concourse Hotel
Madison, WI
Terri Johnson
2015 Sheraton at the Falls
Niagara Falls, NY
Terry Hamm
2014 Chaparral Suites
Scottsdale, AZ
Doug Erickson
2013 Omni Austin - Downtown
Austin, TX
Peter Cahn
2012 Pinehurst Resort
Pinehurst, NC
Kathy Coll
2011 Salt Lake City Marriott - University Park
Salt Lake City, UT
Gary Oberste
2010 Westin Crown Center
Kansas City, MO
Ann Postlewaite
2009 Sheraton Suites Cypress Creek
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Bob Tryanski
2008 Town & Country Resort
San Diego, CA
Karen Dawson
2007 City Center Marriott
Minneapolis, MN
Sandy Ginger
2006 Marriott Crystal City
Alexandria, VA
Harry Bettencourt
2005 Mission Palms
Tempe, AZ
Lyn Fiscus
2004 Renaissance
Cleveland, OH
Stu Shaffer
2003 Sheraton Gunter
San Antonio, TX
Susan Fortin
2002 Hilton
Anaheim, CA
Nancy Moen
2001 Swissotel
Boston, MA
Sandy Hillman
2000 Marriott North
Indianapolis, IN
Maris Aldrich
1999 Marriott
Portland, OR
Clem Dugan
(New Hampshire)
1998 Westin William Penn
Pittsburgh, PA
Elliott Mathis
(North Carolina)
1997 Mediallion
Oklahoma City, OK
Andy Costanzo
1996 Westin
Seattle, WA
Mike Hassel
1995 Grove Park Inn
Asheville, NC
John Namey
1994 Marriott
New Orleans, LA
Colby Cochran
(North Carolina)
1993 Hyatt Regency
Phoenix, AZ
T.C. Hardesty
1992 Omni
Jaskconville, FL
Patti Ireland
1991 Marriott
St. Louis, MO
Dennis Lock
1990 Queen Mary
Long Beach, CA
Phil Gugliuzza
1989 Hershey
Philadelphia, PA
Walt & Beth Angilly
(New Jersey)
1988 Stouffers
Nashville, TN
Diane Anderson
1987 Aladdin
Las Vegas, NV
Jim Finnemeyer
1986 Marriott Crystal City
Alexandria, VA
Don Larsen
1985 Worthington
Fort Worth, TX
Eddie Bull
1984 Travelodge
San Francisco, CA
1983 Hyatt Regency
New Orleans, LA
1982 Marriott Dulles
Washington, DC
1981 Riviera Motel
Denver, CO
1975-1980 Breech Academy
Kansas City, KS
1973-1974 Lincoln, NE  


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