The Iowa Disaster Human Resource Council (IDHRC) presents the Annual Don Hampton Conference & Award Ceremony!
Our 2021 Don Hampton Conference will be taking place on June 8 – 10. Please check out our 2021 page for more information.
This event is an annual gathering for those who are called upon to help when disaster strikes. Whether you are helping to prepare for, respond to, or recovery from disaster events in your community and beyond the Iowa Disaster Human Resources Council invites you to attend. Generally, the audience is comprised of faith-based and community organizations active in disasters, long-term recovery committee members, individuals who assist with disaster case management, emotional and spiritual care, and a myriad of other activities to assist families, emergency management personnel, and state and federal partners.
Don Hampton Service Award
The IDHRC recognizes outstanding Iowans who have responded in times of disaster to provide aid to their fellow citizens. Don Hampton was a founding member of the IDHRC, an avid volunteer helping countless families recover from disasters, a champion for the disaster response and recovery community. Don portrayed selfless dedication while serving those in need throughout our state. This award celebrates others who strive to be champions in times of disaster.
NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2021 VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARDS ARE NOW CLOSED!
Thank you to everyone who submitted their nominations! The winners will be announced during the Don Hampton Conference from June 8 – 10.
Previous Award Winners:
Richie Ritter | Individual Award
Iowa WINS | Group Award
H Gayle Lundeen | Individual Award
Iowa United Methodist Conference Chainsaw Response Team | Group Award
Glenn Leach | Individual Award
Benton County Disaster Recovery Coalition | Group Award
Clayton (Joe) Solem | Individual Award
The Iowa Egg Council, The Iowa Poultry Association, & The Iowa Turkey Federation | Group Award
Art Abrams | Individual Award
Linn Area Partners Active in Disaster (LAP-AID) | Group Award
For previous conference resources, click here.