1991-1992

As the Association moved into its ninth year, the focus of the 1991-1992 year was on strategic planning under the leadership of Danny Evans (Shawnee State) as President; Muriel Ballou (Ohio University), President-Elect; Kathleen Weber (Miami University, Hamilton), Secretary; and Leslie Heaton (University Cincinnati, Raymond Walters College) Treasurer. Serving as constituency vice presidents were George Banziger (Marietta College) Private Colleges; Terry Callaway (Kent State University) Public Universities; Harold Sargus (Belmont Tech) Technical and Community Colleges and Carol Yova (Kent State – Trumbull) Branch/Regional Campuses.

Committee Chairs included Awards and Honors, John R. Loch (Youngstown State University); Communications, Julie Yowell (University of Dayton); Jay McCreary (Marion Tech) Community and Governmental Relations; Eloise Lafferty (University of Akron) Winter Conference; Jan Peterson (Bowling Green State University) Summer Conference; Jim Vondrell (University of Cincinnati) Constitution and By Laws, Lori Gourley (Kent State University) Membership; Danny Evans (Shawnee State) Nominations and Election; Hal Merz (Columbus Tech) Research and Data Collection; Karen Howe (Miami University-Hamilton) Site Selection and Mary Lou Harris (Ohio University) Special Interest Groups.

Among the year’s accomplishments were: the completion of the Association’s history from 1998 to 1991; the conferral of the OLLO Award on Zoe Bechtol (OSU-Newark and Central Ohio Technical College), Thomas Beech (University of Cincinnati) and Leon Albert (State Technical College; the conferral of the Service to the Association Award for Barbara Hanniford (Kent State University); the awarding of the Program Innovation Award to The University of Akron for Plastics Processing Technology Course Series (Nancy Clem) and The Ohio State University (Main Campus, Lima Campus, Marian Campus and the Agricultural Technical college for its multi campus Materials Requirements Planning Workshop) the sponsorship of Adult and Continuing Education Week; conducted through the Research and Data Collection committee a research project to discover the perceptions and advice of key decision makers regarding the impact of continuing higher education and the use of Hocking Tech’s telemarketing to conduct the election of officers.

The Winter Conference attendance had 105 registered for the Conference with the -theme, “Vision: Education and Training in the 90’s”. Association membership reflected 66 institutional members and 107 associate members and one affiliate member.

The Summer Conference was held at Maumee Bay State Park from July 15-17, 1992 with the theme, “Summer Camp OCHEA 1992T Barbara Hannifrod received a “Service to the Association” award at the conference.