|Communicating OD Knowledge: In Honor of Larry Porter|
Purpose of the AwardTo honor individuals who, like Larry Porter, have demonstrated a commitment to:
Criteria for This AwardThis award recognizes individuals whose writing, speaking, teaching, or public presentations have significantly contributed, over many years, to the development of the field and to the body of knowledge required for effective OD practice. Such a contribution could include:
Larry Porter played a key role in the development of the profession and of the OD Network. For nearly three decades, he encouraged and cajoled both new and experienced practitioners to contribute their knowledge and experience to the field. He served on the Board of Trustees for almost 10 years, and he was the Editor of the OD Practitioner throughout the 1970’s. He also presented regularly, authored or edited many classic articles, and brought indefatigable energy, spirit, caring, and authenticity to everything and everyone he touched. We were all saddened by his death in 2010.
Past Award Recipients
10/19/20162016 OD Network Awards