The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Each year individuals are recognized at the Alumni in Government Luncheon for their dedication to advocacy and service to Ohio.


Alumni in Government Distinguished Service Award

This award honors individuals whose work as public employees has provided extraordinary benefit to Ohio citizens.


Previous Distinguished Service Award Winners:

2019

Lori Criss

Jonathon L. McGee

2016

Michelle Chavanne

Brigadier General Dana L. McDaniel

2013

Tony Bledsoe

G. Michael Payton

2010

John Barron

Lisa Patt-McDaniel

Thomas J. Moyer
(Posthumous)

2007

Andy DiPalma

Brian Perera

2018

Raymond E. DiRossi

Gary C. Mohr

2015

Jonathan A. Allison

Charles R. Moses

2012

Jennifer A. Parker

Thomas L. Sherman

2009

Paolo DeMaria

Rich Levin



2006

Matt Schuler

Veronica Sherman

2017

Damian Sikora


2014

Mary C. Mertz

Dennis M. Papp

2011

Tracy J. Plouck

Thomas J. Stickrath

2008

Jan Allen

Tom Walsh

James Burley
(Posthumous)


How Firm Thy Friendship Award

This award recognizes dedication to and advocacy for The Ohio State University in the public sector.


Previous How Firm Thy Friendship Award Winners:

2019

Alisha Nelson

2016

Merle Madrid

2018

Emerald L. Hernández

2017

Matt Damschroder