REGION 9 AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

NACADA Region 9 is proud to support student success by providing opportunities for recognition and professional development opportunities for students, academic advisors and administration.


2020 Region 9 Recipients

Vanessa Chong | University of Hawai'i-Manoa | Presenter Scholarship
Aldrin Santamaria | University of Nevada-Reno | Presenter Scholarship
Tracy Pascua Dea | Saint Mary's College of California | Excellence in Advising - Advising Administrator
Joyce  Fernandez | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advising Administrator - Certificate of Merit
Honora  Knopp | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advising Equity Champion
Elvira  Galvan | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role
Dr. Michael Cersosimo | Loyola Marymount University | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role - Certificate of Merit
Dr. Daniel Nickerson | California State University | San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus | Excellence in Advising - Faculty Advisor
Robert  Kimsey | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Faculty Advisor - Certificate of Merit
Sheetal Survase | University of Nevada-Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising - New Advisor
Heather Saito | University of Hawai'i-Manoa | Excellence in Advising - New Advisor - Certificate of Merit
Jacquelyn Trejo | California State Polytechnic University | Excellence in Advising - Advising Innovation
Nicole Stella | University of Nevada-Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising - Advising Innovation - Certificate of Merit


2019 Region 9 Recipients

Rachel LeBrett | University of California-Davis | Atendee Scholarship
Dr. Virginia Beaufort | University of California-Santa Barbara | Attendee Scholarship
Christy Burt | University of Hawaii-Manoa | Presenter Scholarship
Donna Vivar | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advising Administrator
Melaney Jones | University of Nevada-Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising - Advising Administrator
Letia Graening | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advising Equity Champion
Nancy Davis | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role
Debbie Pattni | University of Nevada-Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role
Dr. Edward Spang | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Faculty Advisor
Daniela De La Cruz Telles | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - New Advisor
Jennifer Arin | San Francisco State University | Excellence in Advising - New Advisor
Danielle Huddlestun | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role Certificate of Merit


2018 Region 9 Recipients

Susan Ebeler | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising -  Advising Administrator
Jordan Dade | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role
Joseph Lee | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role Certificate of Merit
John Starkey | University of Nevada-Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role Certificate of Merit
Louie Yang | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Faculty Advisor
Winnie Tang | University of Hawaii-Manoa | Excellence in Advising - New Advisor
Marian Gabra | University of California-Los Angeles | Excellence in Advising - Innovation Award
Katherine Parpana | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advising Equity Champion
Carmen Towler | Marymount College-California | Region 9 Conference Attendee Scholarship
Kimberly Cattarusa-Bernard | University of California-Berkeley | Region 9 Conference Presenter Scholarship
Jessica Todd | California Polytechnic State University | Region 9 Conference Graduate Student Scholarship


2017 Region 9 Recipients

Natalie Brown | Truckee Meadows Community College | Excellence in Advising -  Advising Administrator
Kevin Carman | University of Nevada-Reno | Excellence in Advising - Advising Administrator Certificate of Merit
Dolann Adams | University of California-Berkeley | Excellence in Advising - Advising Equity Champion
Matthew Markin | California State University-San Bernardino | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role
Kelli Sholer | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role Certificate of Merit
Nann Fangue | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Faculty
Mazie Moua | California State University-Fresno | Excellence in Advising - Innovation Award
William Hardaway | California State University-Fresno | Excellence in Advising - Innovation Award
Mai Kou Vang | California State University-Fresno | Excellence in Advising - Innovation Award
Denise Abara | University of Hawaii-Manoa | Excellence in Advising - Innovation Award Certificate of Merit
Julie Zech | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - New Advisor
Nicole Rabaud | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - New Advisor Certificate of Merit
Jacquelyn Trejo | California State Polytechnic University | Excellence in Advising - New Advisor Certificate of Merit
Mya Hines | University of California-San Diego | Region 9 Conference Attendee Scholarship
Jon Rocha | California State University-San Marcos | Region 9 Conference Attendee Scholarship
Comfort Sumida | University of Hawaii-Hilo | Region 9 Conference Attendee Scholarship
Sabrina Wilhelm | University of Redlands | Region 9 Conference Presenter Scholarship
Krista Burke | California Polytechnic State University | Region 9 Conference Student Scholarship
Jenna Sue Chang | University of Nevada-Las Vegas | Region 9 Conference Student Scholarship
Brianne Hall | University of Nevada Reno | Region 9 Conference Student Scholarship
Nadine Abu-Seraj | KECK Graduate Institute | Region 9 Conference Student Scholarship
Katharine Hannah | University of Hawaii-Manoa | Region 9 Annual Conference Presenter Scholarship
Perla Petry | Truckee Meadows Community College | Region 9 Annual Conference Presenter Scholarship
Christina Teller | University of California-Berkeley | Region 9 Annual Conference Presenter Scholarship
Sherry Herington | College of Southern Nevada | Region 9 Annual Conference Attendee Scholarship
Kara Spracklin | University of Nevada-Reno | Region 9 Annual Conference Attendee Scholarship


2016 Region 9 Recipients

Valarie Burke | University of Nevada | Excellence in Advising - Administrator
Beth Floyd | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Administrator
Omar Ramirez | University of California-Berkeley | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role
Melissa Whaley | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Advisor Primary Role
Erin Thompson | Leeward Community College | Excellence in Advising - Comm. College Advisor
Hwai-Jong Cheng | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Faculty
Ed DePeters | University of California-Davis | Excellence in Advising - Faculty
Kristin Grammer | University of Redlands | Excellence in Advising - New Advisor
Kaleigh Mancha | University of Nevada | Excellence in Advising - New Advisor
Michael Terry | University of Nevada | Institute/Seminar Scholarship
Kristin Grammer | University of Redlands | Institute/Seminar Scholarship
Candy Janiam | California Polytechnic University | Student Travel Grant - R9 Conference
Adalberto Gonzalez | University of California-Berkeley | Student Travel Grant - R9 Conference


2015 Region 9 Recipients

Derek Furukawa | University of Nevada- Reno | Annual Conference Presenter Scholarship
Donna M Vivar | University of California- Davis | Annual Conference Presenter Scholarship
Sarah Jorge | Brandman University | Annual Conference Travel Scholarship
Cheri Kau | University of Hawaii at Manoa | Annual Conference Travel Scholarship
Stephania Kraft-Terry | University of Hawaii at Manoa | Annual Conference Travel Scholarship
Julian Ledesma | UC Berkley | Annual Conference Travel Scholarship
Terri Miller | University of California San Diego | Annual Conference Travel Scholarship
Rafael Morales-Ordaz | CSU - Sacramento | Annual Conference Travel Scholarship
Jason Sumi | Sacramento State | Annual Conference Travel Scholarship
Comfort Sumida | University of Hawaii at Hilo | Annual Conference Travel Scholarship
Diana Thompson | University of Hawaii at Manoa | Annual Conference Travel Scholarship
Eva Wong-Moy | University of California - San Francisco | Annual Conference Travel Scholarship
Marilee Ching | Brigham Young University - Hawaii | Excellence in Advising - Admin Role
Stephanie Kraft-Terry | University of Hawaii-Manoa | Excellence in Advising - Admin Role
Tricia McCroy | University of Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising - Admin Role
Toby Spiegel | California Southern University | Excellence in Advising - Admin Role
Selyna Beverly | California State Polytechnic State University | Excellence in Advising - Primary Role
Courtney Chung | California College of Arts | Excellence in Advising - Primary Role
Marjorie Ensor | University of California - Berkeley | Excellence in Advising - Primary Role
Sara Solloway | University of San Francisco | Excellence in Advising - Primary Role
Daisy Chavez | California Polytechnic State University | Graduate Student Scholarship
Natasha Montabello | University of Nevada- Reno | Graduate Student Scholarship
John Starkey | University of Nevada-Las Vegas | Institute/Seminar Scholarship


2014 Region 9 Recipients

Lisa Mataczynski | University of Southern California | Region 9 Presenter Travel Grant
Pamela L Stacey | University of Hawai'i at Manoa | Region 9 Presenter Travel Grant
Viviane F. Baerenklau | University of California - Riverside | Excellence in Advising - Primary Role
Tracy D. Johnson | University of Nevada - Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising - Primary Role
Cheyenne M. Rogers | University of Nevada - Las Vegas | Graduate Student Scholarship
Anna Liza S. Olivares | University of Southern California | Graduate Student Scholarship
Eric Lee | University of Nevada - Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising - Community College Advisor
Janet Hollinger | University of Nevada - Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising - Community College Advisor
Dr. Robert Jacobsen | University of California - Berkeley | Excellence in Advising - Faculty Role
Janna M Bernstein | University of Southern California | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Kevin M Curry | Penn State University - University Park | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Lisa Kamrany | University of Southern California | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Vanessa N Barbic | San Francisco State University | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Jason A Hayward | University of Southern California | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Daisy Chavez | California State Polytechnic University | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Maryann G. Orawczyk | University of Illinois - Chicago | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Taylor A Harrison | San Francisco State University | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Maria E Pena | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Natasha M Montabello | University of Nevada - Reno | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Ruby J Padilla | University of Southern California | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Mardel Baldwin | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Bianca Barboza |  San Francisco State University | Graduate Student Travel Grant
Bridget Driscoll | California State University - Fullerton | Advising Technology Innovation Certificate of Merit
Kathleen Normandin | University of Hawaii - Manoa | Administrator's Institute Scholarship
Janna Bernstein | University of Southern California | Graduate Student Regional Conference Scholarship
Kiana Shiroma | University of Hawaii- Manoa | Research Grant


2013 Region 9 Recipients

Viviane F. Baerenklau | University of California - Riverside | Excellence in Advising Award - Primary Role
Tracy D. Johnson | University of Nevada - Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising Award - Primary Role
Janet Hollinger | University of Nevada - Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising Award - Community College Role
Eric Lee | University of Nevada - Las Vegas | Excellence in Advising Award- Community College Role
Dr. Robert Jacobsen | University of California - Berkeley | Excellence in Advising Awards - Faculty Role
Anna Liza S. Olivares | University of Southern California | Graduate Student Scholarship
Cheyenne M. Rogers | University of Nevada - Las Vegas | Graduate Student Scholarship