This award is designed too recognize those within Section C-7, who have gone far beyond their immediate responsibilities as Arrowmen and by doing so have laid a path of excellence for Arrowmen to follow. The award is named after R.D. Dunkin who believed that young people can grow to exceptional strengths and reach their full potential with the right combination of leadership education, mentorship, and love. R.D. Dunkin served as the Central Region Order of the Arrow Chairman for sixteen years.
The Awards and Recognition Chairman will be appointed by the Section Chief in consultation with the Section Adviser. The Awards and Recognition Adviser will be appointed by the Section Adviser in consultation with the Section Chief. The Chairman will only have voting power in the case of tie. The Chairman will submit a list of 6 youth committee members, besides himself, for approval to the Section Chief. A quorum will be defined as at least 5 of the 7 youth members. The Awards and Recognition Adviser will be the only adult allowed to be present during the discussion of nominees. The committee may invite people to comment on the nominee at their discretion. If a nominee is a member of the committee they will be asked to assign someone else to sit in their place. Members of the Award and Recognitions Committee will not be disclosed.
In order to be eligible for the R.D. Dunkin Award of Service and Leadership, one must be a member in good standing of the Order of the Arrow and have given at least eighteen months of service to the Section as member of the Council of Chief (i.e. Section officer/adviser, lodge chief/adviser, committee chairman/adviser, or committee member).
Any person desiring to nominate an individual may submit a completed current nomination form to Awards and Recognition Committee. Individuals may submit as many as they feel there are worthy Arrowmen. Nominations are not to be held over from previous years.
The Award Committee would convene at a published date, time, and place, to consider the nominations. The committee prior to a vote to determine recipient(s), if any would, will review each nominee’s form. The committee may choose to bestow a maximum of three youth and two adult awards per year.
The R.D. Dunkin Leadership in Service Award is to be presented at the Annual Section Conclave.
Click here for the application in PDF form. (Opens in a new window).
Class of 2011
|Pat Wilson||Pachsegink Lodge|
|Richie Ferolo||Lakota Lodge|
|Dan Dick||Wulapeju Lodge|
|Mike Tangen||Lakota Lodge|
|Frank Fodero||Waupecan Lodge|
Class of 2012
|Robert Gale||Lakota Lodge|
|Andrew Jensen||Michigamea Lodge|
|Jim Naprstek||Waupecan Lodge|
|Tim Tyler||Lowaneu Allanque Lodge|
|Jon Mindrum||Pachsegink Lodge
Class of 2013
|Marshal Savitski||Lowanea Allanque Lodge|
|Ryan Teuscher||Takoda Lodge|
|Kyle Zugel||Waupecan Lodge|
|Justin Jabs||Kanwa tho Lodge|
|David Naprstek||Waupecan Lodge|
|Mike Stanbary||Lakota Lodge|