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 Commonwealth Prevention Alliance's

Maggie Marcopul Award For 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, or education.


This award includes tuition and lodging for the CPA Conference in State College (value of $500)

2014 Nomination Form

Past recipients of the CPA Maggie Marcopul Award are: 

Linda Chicka (2014)

Adrienne Gavern-Tomlinson (2012)

Patty Karn (2011)

Jack Carroll (2010)

Sylvia Lefcourt (2009)


The EPISCenter's Coalition of the Year Award 

The 2014 nomination form is available online on the EPIS website.

The 2014 award will be presented at the CPA conference on 6/11/14.

Community coalitions with a strong understanding of the risk-focused planning process, their identified Risk and Protective factors, and the strategies used to address them in order to achieve population-level public health improvement and positive youth development are encouraged to submit self-nominations.

Past recipients of the Coalition of the Year Award are: 

Erie County Policy and Planning Council (2013)

Unified Family Services Systems of Bradford County (2012) 

Delaware County Communities That Care (2011)