Kaitlin Mulderig—Director of Development
The Bentley School—Oakland, California
United States
Award Programs
Service Awards in State Government Relations

These awards honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement, quality and effectiveness of state relations on behalf of a higher education institution or state system.

The awards are sponsored by CASE, the American Association of State College and Universities, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the American Association of Community Colleges.

Award recipients play an active role in the annual Higher Education Government Relations Conference.

The 2015 State Government Relations Awards deadline is now open.  The deadline is Aug. 7, 2015.  Enter online from the Marvin D. "Swede" Johnson Achievement Award page or the Edwin Crawford Award for Innovation page.

Marvin D. "Swede" Johnson Achievement Award

Recipients of the Swede Johnson award have demonstrated significant career accomplishment through their contributions in institutional/system state relations.

2014 Winner: Sherry Burkey
Director, Government Relations
Western Washington University






Edwin Crawford Award for Innovation

Recipients of the Edwin Crawford award are state relations officers new to the profession (less than 10 years) who have exhibited extensive effort, initiative and innovation in achieving the legislative goals of their institution or system.

2014 Winner:
Jeneane Beck
State Relations Officer
University of Northern Iowa


Help/Create Account