OKLAHOMA ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID ADMINISTRATORS
Philo Brasher Emerging Leadership Award
This award was established by SWASFAA in honor of Philo Brasher who served many years in the Association. The recipient should be an individual who has served OASFAA and made a contribution to the Association. OASFAA will pay the registration fee to the SWASFAA annual conference on behalf of the Oklahoma award winner. OASFAA will also match the $250 that SWASFAA donates to the general scholarship fund of the recipients’ school.
2020 - 2021 Philo Brasher Emergency Leadership Award winner | Perry Diehm, Southern Nazarene University
2020 - 2021 Philo Brasher Emergency Leadership Award winner | Neesha Herring, Green Country Technology Center2019 - 2020 Philo Brasher Emergency Leadership Award winner | Diana Sanders, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Honorary Membership Award
Honorary Membership in OASFAA is the highest honor that the Association can bestow on a person who is neither a member nor affiliated with a member organization. Since this is the highest award that OASFAA can give, the individual receiving it must have made truly outstanding contributions to the Association and to the profession over a sustained period of time.
2020 - 2021 Honorary Membership Award winner | National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)2019 - 2020 Honorary Membership Award winner | Kevin Campbell, US Department of Education
Distinguished Service Award
This award is intended to recognize a practicing student financial aid professional at an institution. He/she should have contributed unique and long lasting efforts to the Association, the profession, or the cause of financial aid in Oklahoma. Only active members of the association are eligible for nomination.
2020 - 2021 Distinguished Service Award winner | Becky Isaacs, East Central University
2020 - 2021 Distinguished Service Award winner | Alicia Smith Metro Technology Center2019 - 2020 Distinguished Service Award winner | Jonna Raney, Oklahoma Baptist University
A Partner Award may be made by the Association to another individual, not a practicing aid administrator, whose efforts are important to advancing the profession or the needs of students in Oklahoma.
2020 - 2021 Partner Award winner | Lou Murray, Earnest
2020 - 2021 Partner Award winner | Robb Cummings, Sallie Mae
2019 - 2020 Partner Award winner | Sandra McKnight, Oklahoma Career Tech