Awards

2019 Silva Award Winner, Donna Fluegel

Donna has published Orienteering North America (ONA) for the past twenty years. During her tenure the magazine has continued to serve as a significant communication tool for OUSA and as a primary benefit for our members. This is a labor of love for Donna, with OUSA funds only covering the basic costs of publication.

In addition to her exceptional work with ONA, Donna also served on the OUSA board for 11 years (2005-2016). Among the positions she held were Secretary and VP Marketing. She was an excellent administrator in this capacity.

2019 President's Awards Recipients

Kris Beecroft

Kris is recognized for her exceptional work as President and Secretary of OUSA, putting in a considerable amount of time and work above and beyond the usual requirements of these positions during a transitional time for the organization.

Pat Meehan

Pat is recognized for his exceptional work as VP of Finance for OUSA, putting in a considerable amount of time and work above and beyond the usual requirements of this position during a transitional time for the organization.

2019 Golden Service Award Recipients

GLENN HASELFELD (GPHXO)

Here is a bullet list of Glenn’s accomplishments and activities promoting our beloved sport:

 

2019 Wilson Award Winners: Itzel Barbiere (SOAR) and Aidan Minto (ICO)

AIDAN MINTO AND ITZEL BARBIERE EARN
$1,000 IAIN WILSON CHARACTER THROUGH COMPETITION AWARDS

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2018 OUSA Competitive Award Winners Announced

The annual OUSA Competitive Awards are given to top American orienteers in several categories for outstanding competitive performance over the course of the past year. The Awards Committee members are Susan Grandjean, Boris Granovskiy, Linda Kohn, Patrick Nuss, and Ken Walker Sr.

Vote for 2018 Orienteer of the Year Awards!

Voting is now open for 2018 OUSA Competitive Awards. The Competitive Award Program’s goals are to recognize and reward outstanding competitive accomplishments by U.S. orienteers at the end of every year.

The awards:

2018 Silva Award Winners, Greg and Kathleen Lennon

The Board of Directors of the Quantico Orienteering Club nominated Greg and Kathleen Lennon for the 2018 Silva Award. We are recognizing this dynamic duo as a couple, because they have individually and jointly devoted their time, talents, and energy to promote and support the sport of Orienteering at both the national and local levels for many years.

2018 President's Award Recipients

ANDREA SCHNEIDER (MNOC)

Andrea is being recognized for her work with the U.S. Junior Teams and National Junior Program (NJP). Earlier this year, she was officially appointed Junior Team Administrator.  Andrea is the bookkeeper for the Junior program and keeps a close eye on their finances. The Board appreciates all of the work she does to help keep the Junior finances straight. Andrea has also led NJP fundraising efforts at numerous national events, mostly through the ubiquitous Junior Team sandwich sales.

2018 Golden Service Award Recipients

BLAIK MATTHEWS (FLO)

Blaik has been a member of FLO for the past six years and on the FLO Board of Directors since 2014. He was instrumental in hurling FLO into the 21st century with his technical knowledge of computer hardware and software relative to electronic timing and participant tracking within the realm of orienteering. Blaik has devoted countless hours developing one-of-a-kind equipment and software for use by FLO and, more importantly, JROTC competitions throughout the Southeastern U.S. involving several of their designated ‘Areas’.

2017 OUSA Competitive Award Winners Announced

The Annual OUSA Orienteering Awards are given to American orienteers in several categories for outstanding competitive performance over the course of the past year. The Awards Committee members are Susan Grandjean, Boris Granovskiy, Linda Kohn, Patrick Nuss, and Ken Walker Sr.