And the winner is…

Thank you to all who submitted nominations for the 2015 VECAP Awards. Awardees were recognized at the 2015 VECAP National Issues Forum in October. Please join us in congratulating the following recipients!

The Mike Rubin VECAP Service Award is presented to a VECAP member who has made a significant contribution to the organization. This service could have been provided during the past year, or over several years.

  • Kate Kaegi, MS, CRC, Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services, Virginia

The Paul R. Hoffman Award is given in recognition of innovation and creativity in service to person with disabilities through professional or technical achievements in vocational evaluation or work adjustment.

  • Steven R. Sligar, EdD, CVE, PVE, Associate Professor
    Coordinator, Graduate Certificate in Vocational Evaluation, Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

The Dick Omang Best Practices Award is presented to a VECAP member who best exemplifies the practices of vocational evaluation or work adjustment in the field.

  • John Thomason, MS, Vocational Evaluator IV, OK DRS, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Lisa Blakeney, MA, CVE, PVE, Vocation Validation, LLC, Maryland