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Outstanding Volunteer Awardees

2020

Dr. Amefil "Amy" Agbayani
(Institute for Student Interchange, PhD in Political Science 1964-1969)

Mr. William "Bill" Armbruster
(Open Grants, MA in Asian Studies 1971-1973)

Mr. Choko Takayama
(Institute for Student Interchange, MA in Educational Psychology 1962-1964)

 

2018

Mrs. Vasanthi Ranganathan
(OG: MEd, Counseling & Guidance, 87-89)

Dr. Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen
(EP: ASDP 03, 04, 07, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18)

 

2016

Prof. Myung-Seok Park
(ITI: English Teacher Retraining, 66-67; CL: East-West Intercultural Studies, 74)

Prof. Estrella Besinga Sybinsky
(OG: Political Science, 70-71)

 

2014

Mrs. Sumi Makey
(Former Staff)

Mr. Bob Nakasone
(RES: 96-99)

Mr. Larry E. Smith
(Former Staff)

 

2012

Lyn Flanigan, Esq.
(ISI: 65-68)

Dr. Larry Foster
(CLI: 78-81)

Mrs. Nasti Reksodiputro
(ISI: 62-64)

 

Recipient of the East-West Center Association Presidential Recognition Award
Mrs. Itsuko Masuda Suzuki

(ISI: 62-64)

 

2010

Dr. Loretta Pang
(ISI: History, 66; OG: CTAPS Summer Institute I, 88; OG: Chapter Leader's Workshop, 03; OG: CTAPS China Curriculum Study Prog, 04)

Mr. Kok Kian Poh
(OG: Agricultural Economics, 70; FI: Agricultural Economics, 72; ASSOC: EWCA/EWC 2006 Vietnam Intnl Conf, 06; OEA: EWCA Chapter Leaders Workshop, 08)

Mrs. Thanh-Lo Sananikone
(ISI: Chemistry, 68; RSI: Harnessing A-P Tech Smaller Firms, 91; ASSOC: EWCA/EWC 2006 Vietnam Intnl Conf, 06; OEA: EWC/EWCA 2008 Bali Intnl Conference, 05; 
WASH: PECC 18th General Meeting, 09)

Mrs. Trudy Schandler-Wong
Member, Friends of East-West Center Board of Directors
 

Recipient of the East-West Center Association Makana Award
The Honorable Daniel K. Inouye

United States Senator
Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee
Chairman of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee
 

 

2008

U Maung Maung
(ISI, Plant Pathology, 62-64; ASSOC: EWCA/EWC 2006 Vietnam Intnl Conf, 06; OEA: EWCA Chapter Leaders Workshop, 08)

Dr. Joseph L. Overton
(PE: Asian Studies Dev Prog/Fac Dev Inst, 91; ASDP: China Field Study Seminar, 93; ASDP: Japan Field Study, 95; ASDP: NEH Faculty Graduate Study Program, 96; ASDP: US-China Scholarly Exchange Mtg , 97; ASDP: Summ Inst on Korean Cul & Society, 97; ASDP: Majority & Minority Ident in Asia, 99; ASDP: Morgan State Univ Summer Program, 00; ASDP: ASDP 2000 National Conference, 00; ASDP: Infusing Asian Studies Undgrad Curr, 00; ASDP: Pearl River Delta Seminar/Fld.Study, 01; ASDP: People On the Move: Global & Diaspo, 05; APED: Asia in the Curriculum Symposium, 05; ASSOC: EWCA/EWC 2006 Vietnam Intnl Conf, 06)

Dr. Claire K. Langham Richmond
(ISI: OOP (Overseas Operations Program), 63-64; ASSOC: EWCA/EWC 2006 Vietnam Intnl Conf, 06; OEA: EWCA Chapter Leaders Workshop, 08)

Mr. Ananthanarayanan Seshan
(ISI: Agricultural Economics, 62-64; ASSOC: EWCA/EWC 2006 Vietnam Intnl Conf, 06)

Recipient of the East-West Center Association Makana Award
Dr. Didin Sastrapradja
(ISI: Botany, 61-65; RSI: Development Policy, 88; OG: Strategic Resc Dev - Next 25 years, 89; ASSOC: EWCA/EWC 2006 Vietnam Intnl Conf, 06)

 

2006

Dr. Fusako Baba
(ISI: PhD Psychology, 63-65; OG: PA Chapter Leader\'s Workshop, 89; PP: Fld Ecotourism Business in the Pacific, 92)

and

Professor Masao Baba
Professor Emeritus, Nihon University
Tokyo, Japan

Mr. Dan Berman
(CWP: PA Summer Institute of Asian Studies, 64; OG: PhD History, 65-70; ASSOC: VSch East-West Center Association, 02-05)

Mr. Fumio Teruya
(ISI: MA TESL (Tch Eng as a 2nd Lang, 63-65)

Dr. Ronnie Littlejohn
(ASDP: PA Summer Institute: Rel & Phil China, 98; ASDP: Fld 1999 ASDP China Field Study, 99; ASDP: WCS ASDP 2000 National Conference, 00; ASDP: Fld Cultures of Authority in Asian Practice, 01; ASDP: Fld Authoritative in S & E As Art & Lit, 02)

 

2004

Mrs. Itsuko Suzuki
(ISI: MA Social Work 62-64)

Mrs. Ethel Alikpala Ward
(ISI: MA TESL (Tch Eng as a 2nd Lang) 61-62; CLI: PA ESOL Administrators 76; ASSOC: Fld EWCA Chapter Leaders Workshop 99)

 

2002

Dr. Alex Brilliantes, Jr.
(ICC: PhD Political Science 80-85; RSI: RI Centerwide 85; RSI: FEL Centerwide 85-86)

Ms. Cleo Kobayashi
(ISI: PA Teacher Interchange Program 62-63)

 

2000

Ms. Vicki Shambaugh
(PI: MA Geography, 73-76)