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The 2016 Maggie Marcopul Award will be presented at our 2016 CPA Conference to honor the recipient's service to the Prevention Field

This annual award is given in memory of Maggie Marcopul who was an extraordinary person and prevention professional and who influenced the prevention field in Pennsylvania for more than three decades.


Nominees for this award will have made a significant contribution to the prevention field through 

service, leadership, political advocacy, and education.

This award includes tuition and lodging (approximate value of $730)

 for the 2016 CPA Conference in State College.

Deadline for nominations was Friday, April 8, 2016  

Past recipients of the CPA Maggie Marcopul Award are: 

Debbie Moskovitz (2015)

Debby Fye (2014)

Linda Chicka (2013)

Adrienne Gavern-Tomlinson (2012)

Patty Karn (2011)

Jack Carroll (2010)

Sylvia Lefcourt (2009)


The 2016 EPISCenter's Coalition of the Year 
will be awarded at the 2016 CPA Conference 

      The Coalition of the Year Award recognizes a community coalition 

  • with a strong understanding of the risk-focused planning process, 
  • that has identified Risk and Protective factors, 
  • that has implemented evidence-based strategies to address these factors, and 
  • that has documented population-level public health improvement and positive youth development.

For more information about this award, contact Phyllis Law at

Application due date is May 12, 2016

Past recipients of the Coalition of the Year Award are: 

2015: Elizabethtown Area CTC 

2014: Mercer County Communities That Care

2013: Erie County Policy and Planning Council

2012: Unified Family Services Systems of Bedford County

2011: Delaware County Communities that Care