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November 2017 Reumors!

THANK YOU for coming to Spokane for NCSA 2017!

CLICK HERE to go to the 2017 Conference Page - handouts from Workshops, Meet the Pros, Hall of Ideas now available!

Mark your calendars now for this NEW NAWD EVENT!

Spring Advisors Workshop
Grand Rapids, Michigan
April 20-22, 2018

CLICK HERE to learn more...

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

Current Honorees

The Regional Nominees for the 2017 Earl Reum Award are:

  • Paul Branagan - Massachusetts (Region 1)
  • Roberta Bittel - New York (Region 2)
  • Traci Spain - Tennessee (Region 3)
  • Tom Heethius - Michigan (Region 4)
  • Vicki Carstens - Iowa (Region 5)
  • Dan Dodge - Arizona (Region 6)
  • Denise van Doorn - California (Region 7)
  • Beth David - Louisiana (Region 8)

Each of the above regional nominees is truly "an excellent teacher of teachers", embodying the spirit and ideals set forth by Dr. Earl Reum in founding NAWD while serving as true inspiration to student leaders as well as fellow advisors and activity directors.

After the regional awards were presented, one of these outstanding individuals was chosen to be the 2017 National Earl Reum Award recipient. Congratulations to Tom Heethuis of Michigan for being named the 2017 Earl Reum Award winner!


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