Award Winners 2019

Award Winners

Oklahoma Chapter Planning Awards

The Oklahoma Chapter Planning Awards honor outstanding overall plans, best practices, and individual's efforts throughout Oklahoma.

2019 Award Winners

Oklahoma APA is happy to announce the 2019 Winners! Read the press release.


Outstanding Planning Tool

Simple Planning Tool for Oklahoma Climate Hazards
Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program - University of Oklahoma
The Simple Planning Tool is designed for planners and emergency managers to assess the applicable local, long-term climate risks, both historically and in the future, for their communities and regions. It provides a deluge of resources, in an easily navigable and understandable manner, that are necessary for communities to be more sustainable and resilient.

Outstanding Citizen Planner

Robert Waldrop
Noted Oklahoma City organizer and activist, Bob Waldrop, was a caring and giving volunteer and environmentalist. He co-founded the Oklahoma Food Cooperative, served on the Board of the Oklahoma Sustainability Network, and was a member of the Oklahoma Food Safety Task Force, to name just a few of his many passions. He passed away on August 30, 2019 at the age of 67.

Robert Waldrop

Award accepted by Rob Hill, Oklahoma Emergency Management Association and Rachel Riley, Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program

Award accepted by Tulsa Councilwoman Kara Joy McKee