APA Detroit Chapter

Payroll Professionals Helping Payroll Professionals

The APA  Detroit Chapter is affiliated with the American Payroll Association, but is an autonomous and independent organization.


MICHIGAN APA RECOGNITION



At our annual Statewide Meetings, the sponsoring Chapters recognize Michigan individuals who have made significant contributions to the payroll profession.


Starting in 1989, awards were presented to the Michigan Payroll Man and Woman of the Year.  Beginning in 1992 awards have been given to the Outstanding Payroll Professional of the year (regardless of gender) and awards for Meritorious Service to the payroll community.


The following recipients have been recognized for their service:

Dawn Stephans (left) presented the 2009 Meritorious Service Award to Pam Oldberg, CPP,  and Adrienne Crawford, CPP presented the Payroll Professional of the Year award to Roger A. Smith, CPP.


In 2008 two Payroll Professional of the Year Awards were presented.  Dawn Stephans (left) presented the award to Luanne Brown, CPP,  and Roger Smith, CPP presented the award to Adrienne Crawford, CPP.



Howard Goldman, CPP, (right) arrived just in time to receive the 2008 Meritorious Service Award from Susan Sather, CPP.

2007 Michigan Payroll Professional of the Year, Dawn Stephans, CPP.

2007 Meritorious Service Award recipient Thomas H. Bowles receives the award from Jim Bolek.

2006 Michigan Payroll Professional of the Year Jim Bolek, and Meritorious Service Award recipient Janet A. Roome, CPP, holding their awards.


Janis Wigginton (r) received the 2005 Michigan Payroll Professional of the Year Award from Susan E. Sather, CPP .

Genia Vosters (r) received the 2005 Meritorious Service Award from Janet S. Boynton, CPP.

Susan E. Sather, CPP (left) was named the 2004 Michigan Payroll Professional of the Year and Karyl Duffy, CPP (right) received the Meritorious Service Award.

Howard I. Goldman, CPP, received the 2002 Michigan Payroll Professional of the Year award.

Mark Bellgraph receives his 2002 Meritorious Service award from Jan Boynton, CPP.

Paula Burin was designated the 2001 Michigan Payroll Professional of the Year.  Following the tragic events of September 11, 2001, a donation was made to the American Red Cross in lieu of the Meritorious Service Award.

Mary Jo Harling, CPP, received the 2000 Michigan Payroll Professional of the Year award.

Paula Burin received the 2000 Meritorious Service Award.

1999 Michigan Payroll Professional of the Year, Jan Boynton, CPP:

1999 Meritorious Service Award recipient, Tim Bogar, CPP

Year

Payroll Professional of the Year

Meritorious Service Award

1998

Roger A. Smith, CPP

Howard I. Goldman, CPP

1997

Patricia Goad, CPP

Tobi S. Pesmark, CPP

1996

Cynthia Lyons, CPP


1995

Jamie B. Sperl, CPP

Janis Wigginton

1993

Susan Sather, CPP


1992

Melinda A. Hranilovich, CPP

E. Dina Rand, CPP

Year

Payroll Woman of the Year

Payroll Man of the Year

1991

Mary Jo Harling, CPP

Timothy J. Bogar, CPP

1990

Linda Moore, CPP

Edmond S. Fauth, CPP

1989

Cynthia Vogel, CPP

Roger A. Smith, CPP

Adrienne Crawford, CPP (right) presented the 2010 Payroll Professional of the Year award to Mary Surko, CPP/.


Our hotel coordinator Janis Wigginton retired after the 2010 conference.  In recognition of her many years of service to the payroll community she was presented a special Lifetime Achievement award by Susan Sather, CPP (l) and Dawn Stephans (r).


Jim Paille, CPP received the 2010 Meritorious Service Award for his many contributions on the Detroit, Michigan, and National levels.

Marcia Call received a 2011 Meritorious Service Award for her many accomplishments in support of the West Michigan Chapter.  


Mary Jo Harling, CPP received a 2011 Meritorious Service Award in recognition of her many years of service on both the Chapter level and at the State and National levels.

Kim Kossen, CPP was recognized as the 2011 Payroll Porfessional of the year.  Her award was presented by Luanne Brown, CPP (r).