Aspasia Phoutrides Pulakis Memorial Award

Aspasia Phoutrides Pulakis Memorial Award
Presenter Stephanie Pulakis Stafford with 2016 recipient, Martha Golubiec of the Polish community. Photo by Gary Benson.

The Aspasia Phoutrides Pulakis Memorial Award was established in 1983. It recognizes an individual(s) who has contributed significantly to a Northwest ethnic community and the community-at-large through efforts to preserve, document, or present that community’s culture as part of the ethnic experience in the Pacific Northwest.

It is presented at the Ethnic Heritage Council’s Annual Meeting.

2016 Martha Golubiec
2015 John and Joann Nicon
2014 JoAnne Rudo
2012 Mary Sherhart
2011 Bettie Sing Luke & Lora Chiorah Dye
2010 Kristine Leander
2009 Peter Pawluskiewicz and Martha Brice
2008 Leo Utter
2007 Flori Montante
2006 Kathy Bruni
2005 Eduardo Menconça
2004 Norman Westerberg
2003 Richard L. Major
2002 Afifi Durr
2001 Sharon McBride Ritelis
2000 Sue Isely
1999 Joan Rudd
1998 Bernard “Bernie” Whitebear
1997 The Families of Jose & Norma Gomez and Juan & Marcolina Sosa
1996 Schobha Raman
1995 John Keane
1994 Lennie Meder
1993 Maria Medina
1991 Ingeborg Hansen
1990 Ralph Hayes
1989 Rosanne Gostovich Royer
1988 Yuki Nakamura
1987 Sirkka Wilson
1986 Esther Mumford
1985 John Kovtunovich
1984 Ali San
1983 Dorothy Cordova