Awards

Every first Wednesday in December, Metropolitan Senior Network holds the MSNAwards Breakfast in Portland, Oregon. The breakfast is both a holiday celebration and a recognition banquet. MSN corporate sponsors, regular attendees, and special awards recipients are honored with great food, beautiful music, certificates, awards, and a motivational keynote speaker to end the year with an affirming message.

Metropolitan Senior Network Awards were created to specifically recognize the practice of ethics and excellence in Healthcare Marketing. This banquet is a time of reflection, recognition, and celebration for the year just passed, the holiday approaching, and the New Year to come.   View gallery of past recipients

Marketing Professional of the Year

The nominee must represent the core values of MSN: Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. They represent and practice sound and ethical strategies in marketing for their company and participate in helping or mentoring their peers. The marketing professional of the year should also represent the qualities of the Care and Integrity awards.

Heidi Rowell – 2016 Winner

Past Award Recipients

  • 2015 Jody Pearson
  • 2014 Krista Davis
  • 2013 Dee Memering
  • 2012 Jo Ann Baumann
  • 2011 Cathy Weeg
  • 2010 Krista Davis
  • 2009 Amy Schmidt
  • 2008 Therese Lambert
  • 2007 Laura Bowman
  • 2006 Tereasa Ford
  • 2005 Linda Trenholm
  • 2004 Nancy Raske
  • 2003 Valere Beck
  • 2002 Kathy Boyd

CARE Award

This award is not meant to be awarded every year, but only on the occasion that an individual stands out Individuals who receive the care award are often involved in their communities through volunteering or involvement with planning/organizing community events. A strong passion for the work they do is evident in their involvement and relationships as well as the customers they serve.

Sara Scheetz – 2016 Winner

Past Award Recipients

  • Cathy Fallon-Weeg
  • 2014 Jason Hegstad
  • 2013 Sean Guerrero
  • 2012 Rachel Butler
  • 2011 Amy Schmidt
  • 2010 Meredyth Crofton
  • 2009 Debbie Davis
  • 2008 Debbie Davis
  • 2007 Georgia Katsirubas
  • 2006 Kim Case
  • 2005 Michele Fiasca
  • 2004 Cheri Bass
  • 2003 Margaret Horn
  • 2002 Krista Davis

Integrity Award

This award is not meant to be awarded every year, but only on the occasion that an individual stands out. This individual has demonstrated follow through with duties, obligations and responsibilities that they commit themselves to. A person of integrity often stands by their judgment in the face of pressure, due to their pursuit and commitment to do what is best.

Meghan Parsons – 2016 Winner

Past Award Recipients

  • 2015 Deborah Threadgill
  • 2014 Sean Filzen
  • 2013 Aaron Huitt
  • 2012 Lyman Schmidt
  • 2011 Debbie Davis
  • 2010 Michael Carlson
  • 2009 Judy Meyer
  • 2008 Amy Schmidt
  • 2006 Judy Meyer
  • 2007 Jill Bilka
  • 2005 Therese Lambert
  • 2004 Ken Cross
  • 2003 Brenda Suteu
  • 2002 Jim Norris

Leadership Award

This award is not meant to be awarded every year, but only on the occasion that an individual stands out. This award was first given in 2012 to recognize the chaging membership of MSN and to include the contributions of small business owners and administrators. As an owner, administrator, or manager- this person is able to lead their team to success by balancing administrative responsibilities while supporting the team’s marketing efforts. They are visionaries in their company and offer guidance to set the course. This person has the trust and confidence of those they manage and set an example for effective communication.

Benjamin Surmi – 2016 Winner
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Past Award Recipients

  • 2015 Tracy Morgan
  • 2014 Colleen Papp
  • 2013 Amy Schmidt
  • 2012 Dana Klopfenstein

The Krista Davis MSN Spirit Award

This award is not meant to be awarded every year, but only on the occasion that an individual stands out. This award was first given in 2009 to recognize the years of dedication and commitment of Krista Davis. This individual demonstrates a commitment to furthering the mission of MSN, serving the organization, and routinely going above and beyond.This is the only award in which the recipient is selected by the MSN board.

  • 2016 – Marcia Solberg

Past Award Recipients

  • 2015 (Not Awarded for the year 2015)
  • 2014 Amy Schmidt
  • 2013 Sylvia Ortega
  • 2012 (Not Awarded for the year 2012)
  • 2011 Michael Carlson
  • 2010 Scott Shepperd
  • 2009 (1st time) Krista Davis

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