Awards Committee Members

Dr. Sumon Chakrabarti
Dr. Sumon Chakrabarti
Dr. Eve Choe
Dr. Eve Choe
Dr. Rebecca Dworkin
Dr. Rebecca Dworkin
Dr. Jenna Macfarlane
Dr. Jenna Macfarlane
Dr. Ailin Oishi-Stamatiou
Dr. Ailin Oishi-Stamatiou
Dr. Albert Scales
Dr. Albert Scales
Dr. Sapna Sriram
Dr. Sapna Sriram
Dr. Katherine Tibor
Dr. Katherine Tibor
Dr. Robert Weinper
Dr. Robert Weinper

Timeline of Important Dates

October 5, 2021 Awards Nominations Open

November 12, 2021 Awards Nomination Submission Deadline

November 17-30, 2021 Selection of Award Recipients (OCA Awards Committee meetings)

January 29, 2022 OCA Awards Celebration (Virtual) – Details to follow

Aim and Criteria

The committee reviews and evaluates award nominees. Based on a selection of criteria, they choose the award nominees for the following award categories:    

To be on the committee, you must be an active OCA and CCO member in good standing who meets the following criteria:  

Award committee members will be selected and supported by award event designated OCA staff. 

Committee Member Expectations

  • There is an expectation that committee members will commit to the program for a minimum of three (3) consecutive years.  
  • Committee Members will be reachable by email and/or phone.
  • Committee Members must be prepared for the awards committee virtual conference call in advance with the OCA awards and evaluation package provided.  
  • The evaluation package will be returned to the designated OCA staff at least two (2) days before the committee meeting.  
  • Committee Members will be available for the awards committee conference call in December to select the award recipients.
  • Committee Members may be requested for input on modernizing existing and/or developing new awards categories. 
  • Committee Members may recommend enacting the Awards Revocation Policy

Conflict of Interest

  • A committee member will be excused from duties for that year if they are nominated for an award category. They will have their term on the Awards Committee extended one additional year.
  • A nominee can decline a nomination.
  • OCA staff will make efforts to replace the excused committee member for the current year’s selection duties.

This is not a paid position. Expenses incurred while fulfilling award committee business will be reimbursed in accordance with the OCA Financial Policy.