Herbert Cannon Award
Herbert Cannon was a past president of NAPM-Orange County and worked for the City of Orange. He was the first executive secretary and first editor of the Orange Empire Purchasing Manager, now our on-line Purchasing Spotlight. He was a driving force on the NAPM committee which developed the current Certified Purchasing Manager program.
This award is presented annually to a ISM-OC member in good standing who has shown constant support beyond reasonable expectations and unselfishly donated time and energy toward the betterment of the association. The candidate must have been in good standing for a minimum of five (5) years to be eligible for this award.
1980-1981 Darrel R. Hogan, C.P.M.
1981-1982 Ruth L. Barnard, C.P.M.
1982-1983 Arthur N. Harwood
1983-1984 Michael R. Adams
1984-1985 Nadine V. Goodell
1985-1986 John K. French
1986-1987 Kevin Beidelman
1987-1988 Mary Susan Hewitt
1988-1989 Valerie Jordan
1989-1990 DiAnna H. Cowles, C.P.M.
1990-1991 Simone Friend
1991-1992 Bobbie Ascarate, C.P.M.
1992-1993 Myriam Diaz
1993-1994 Merle Roberts, C.P.M.
1994-1995 Michael Thomas, C.P.M.
1995-1996 Timothy W. Kee, C.P.M.
1996-1997 Christine E. Bozley
1997-1998 Sara J. Arhlen, C.P.M.
1998-1999 Carol S. Sigler
1999-2000 Richard O. Arhlen
2000-2001 Jane McComb, C.P.M.
2001-2002 Stephen Bach, C.P.M.
2002-2003 Terri L. Okazaki, C.P.M.
2003-2004 Joe Polance, C.P.M., A.P.P.
2004-2005 Jo Ann Steele , C.P.M.
2005-2006 Beatrice Wiest, C.P.M., A.P.P.
2006-2007 Myriam Roberts, MBA
2007-2008 Warren “Scott” Steele, C.P.M., MSSM
2008-2009 Gloria M. Torres
2009-2010 Jo Anne Marquez
2010-2011 Markee Fritschle, CPSM, C.P.M., CPIM
2011-2012 JoAnne Mungari, C.P.M.
2012-2013 Abel Garcia
Sara J. Arhlen Award
Sara J. Arhlen was the first woman president of NAPM-Orange County and also served as executive secretary for nine years. She worked in purchasing positions for the Fontana Unified School District and for the North Orange County Community College District. She has been active in NAPM at the local, district and national levels. In 1993 she received the NAPM President’s Award for her special contributions to the purchasing profession.
This award is presented annually to a committee chair in good standing who exhibits leadership development skills in management and direction of that committee. The candidate must currently hold a chair position or have been a chair in the previous two fiscal years. The person must have been a member of ISM-OC for a minimum of three (3) years to be eligible for this award.
1991-1992 Deborah A. Medina, C.P.M.
1992-1993 Lorelei Alkire, C.P.M., CPIM
1993-1994 Pat D. McLaughlin, C.P.M.
1994-1995 Merle W. Roberts, C.P.M.
1995-1996 Ron Yaffee, C.P.M.
1996-1997 Carol S. Sigler, C.P.M.
1997-1998 George Nagy, C.P.M.
1998-1999 Arthur N. Harwood
1999-2000 Beatrice Wiest, C.P.M.
2000-2001 Jill Alvarez, C.P.M.
2001-2002 Alta Cardiff, C.P.M.
2002-2003 JoAnne K. Mungari, C.P.M.
2003-2004 Mark Bird
2004-2005 Laura P. DeLance, C.P.M., A.P.P.
2005-2006 Terri L. Okazaki, C.P.M.
2006-2007 Laura P. DeLance, C.P.M., A.P.P.
2007-2008 Markee Fritschle, C.P.M., CPIM
2008-2009 Armando Encalada
2009-2010 Gloria Gorgol
2010-2011 Warren “Scott”S teele,C.P.M.,MSSM
2011-2012 Colleen Lindsay
2012-2013 Nicole Cardona
Roy How Scholarship Award
This award was established in 1983 to honor Roy How, who was a past president of NAPM-Orange County and who worked for the City of Huntington Beach as its Purchasing Director. He had a keen interest in developing young people into positive contributors as purchasing professionals.
This award is presented to a student enrolled in an accredited educational institution. The student must have completed six (6) units of a Purchasing/Supply Management curriculum, and maintained a 2.5 grade point average, and declared his or her intent to complete the purchasing program.
1984 Susan Pech
1985 Sandee Mayhew
1986 Craig Adler, C.P.M. & Tamara Barton
1987 Lizette Garcia
1988 Ron Ross
1989 Gwendolyn Stamps
1990 Rob Balog
1991 Nancy Bright
1992 Chongchitt Phongmekin
1993 Christopher J. Jenkins
1994 Eric V. Johnson
1995 Mary Freeman, C.P.M.
2000 Barbara Dell’Anno, C.P.M.
2007 Rick Negrette
2008 Rick Negrette
Educational Resources Person of the Year
1983 Merle W. Roberts, C.P.M.
1984 Bobbie Ascarate, C.P.M.
1985 Tom Garrity, C.P.M.
1986 Sharon Stevens, C.P.M.
1987 Debbie Medina, C.P.M.
1988 Beth Linton, C.P.M.
1989 Clara Summerfield
1992 Myriam Diaz
1993 Milt Montz, C.P.M.
1994 Pat D. McLaughlin, C.P.M.
1995 Bob Bates
1997 Stephen E. Bach, C.P.M.
1998 Frankie Sexton, C.P.M.
2000 Sara J. Arhlen, C.P.M.
2002 Bobbie Ascarate
2003 Sara J. Arhlen, C.P.M.
2008 JoAnn Steele, C.P.M.