Member of the Year Award

MACCA Leaders

(Open to ALL Members for self-nomination)

Awarded in professional recognition of the MACCA member who has unstintingly given of his or her time and energy to MACCA activities throughout the year. Past recipients have been acknowledged for the following:

  1. Devoted a substantial amount of his/her time to coordinating the annual conference.
  2. Made contributions to enhancing the membership’s knowledge (i.e. eInteract writer, conference presenter, active on LinkedIn discussion board).
  3. Conducted research on a special project that strengthened the association (i.e. review of MACCA’s by-laws, coordinating webinars).

2017 Recipient ~ Mark McFadden

Mark McFadden - 2017 MACCA Conference Co-Chair, Director of the Career Resource Center, SUNY New Paltz: Mark

McFadden is the Director of the Career Resource Center at the State University of New York at New Paltz where he has

been for two years. Prior to that, he served as the Director of career services at Alfred University for 12 years. Mark has been

a member of MACCA for sixteen years and during that time he has served as a Member-at-Large for New York State,

Technology Chair, Vice President, and President, twice served as Secretary, and twice served as Conference Chair/Co-

Chair. Mark credits MACCA with allowing him to grow both professionally and personally. Professionally through the many

conferences and network of career professionals, and personally through the many wonderful friendships that developed over

the past sixteen years.Testimony: “He is an inspiring example of the best of MACCA, servant leadership, and our profession”

Previous Recipients

  • Crystal Sehlke (2016)
  • Courtney Bousquet (2015)
  • Melissa Schultz and Karl Martz (2014)
  • Debra Stark, Kara Kehoe and Gwen Plummer (2013)
  • Courtney Sprague (2011)
  • Julie Levinson (2010)
  • Jill Pante (2009)
  • Julie Levinson, Connie Egelman, Jill Gugino, and Carolyn Yencharis (2008)
  • Lora Furman, Flora Stowe, and Peter Oscodal (2007)
  • Mark McFadden and Kim Bolig (2004)
  • Tim Kirkner and Mark McFadden (2003)
  • Tim Kirkner (2002)
  • Joan Hawkins (2001)


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