SEARCH Honors Recipients of Annual Awards and Recognizes Long-time Members and Staff

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During an evening reception at its 2007 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, the SEARCH Membership took time to honor the recipients of its annual awards:

  • Mr. Roy G. Weise, Senior Criminal Justice Information Services Advisor, Federal Bureau of Investigation, who received the 2007 O.J. Hawkins Award for Innovative Leadership and Outstanding Contributions in Criminal Justice Information Systems, Policy and Statistics.
  • Mr. Paul Heppner, Deputy Director, Georgia Crime Information Center, who received the 2007 Gary R. Cooper Award for Meritorious Service. For more details on Mr. Weise and Mr. Heppner, and the awards they received, see SEARCH's Awards page.

Other SEARCH Members and Staff were also recognized for length of service to SEARCH. They were:
  • Hawaii Member Liane Moriyama, 15 years
  • Florida Member Donna Uzzell, 10 years
  • Massachusetts Member Barry LaCroix, 5 years
  • Corporate Communications Manager Twyla Putt, 20 years
  • Justice Information Services Specialist Eric Johnson, 10 years
  • Executive Director Ronald Hawley, 5 years
  • Computer Training Specialist Jim Jolley, 5 years
  • Justice Information Systems Specialist Sarah Jones, 5 years


Mr. Roy G. Weise was presented the 2007 O.J. Hawkins Award. Standing left to right are: SEARCH Executive Director Ronald P. Hawley, Chairman Francis X. (Paco) Aumand III, Mr. Weise, and Deputy Executive Director Kelly Harris.
 
Mr. Paul Heppner (center) was presented the 2007 Gary R. Cooper Meritorious Service Award by Hawaii Member Liane Moriyama and SEARCH Chairman Francis X. (Paco) Aumand III.


SEARCH Chair Francis X. (Paco) Aumand III presents a plaque to Florida Member Donna Uzzell recognizing her 10 years of service.
 
SEARCH Chair Francis X. (Paco) Aumand III presents a plaque to Hawaii Member Liane Moriyama recognizing her 15 years of service.
 
SEARCH Chair Francis X. (Paco) Aumand III presents a plaque to Massachusetts Member Barry LaCroix recognizing his five years of service.