Hamm Award

The William E. Hamm Outstanding Service Award recognizes volunteers who have contributed exceptional service to the development of the university and the betterment of Thousand Oaks and the Conejo Valley community.

Established in 1986, the award is named in honor of Bill Hamm, former Vice President for Admissions and University Relations at California Lutheran University.

2016 Award Recipient

Barry FisherBernie Bauer
Bernie has been active in CLA since 1995 and is currently on the board. He has served on numerous committees that support student leadership, scholarships and faculty grants. Over the years, he has volunteered his time and photography skills for university fundraisers and sponsored many events through his company Integrated Lighting Concepts. He is a graduate of the Ventura County Leadership Academy and is involved in numerous community service projects and activities through his church. 

Previous award recipients

  • 2016 - Bernie Bauer (View Press Release)
  • 2015 - Barry Fisher
  • 2014 - Jake Ganajian
  • 2012 - Sue Bauer
  • 2011 - Ernie Sandlin (View VC Star article)
  • 2006 - Debbie Hang
  • 2005 - Michael Arndt, Vicki Arndt
  • 2004 - Carol Keochekian
  • 2003 - June Glasmeier
  • 2002 - Ed Holt
  • 2001 - Carl Herman
  • 2000 - Elaine Marchessault
  • 1999 - Dixie Vollmer
  • 1998 - Frederick Bowman
  • 1997 - Walt Schaedle
  • 1996 - Jerry Knotts, Mary Knotts
  • 1995 - Norman N. Lueck
  • 1994 - Roy Ballard, Lucy Ballard
  • 1993 - Gordon Randolph
  • 1992 - John Crossan, Marie Crossan
  • 1990 - Tommie Cochrane
  • 1989 - Marjorie Coddington
  • 1988 - Warde H. Dixon
  • 1987 - Bill Bennett, Marty Bennett
  • 1986 - Jim Gilmore
  • 1985 - Marilyn Holt
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