Award Given to Dr. Edward W. Gondolf
Recognizing and honoring those who have significantly guided and expanded efforts to protect survivors
through advancing and evaluating accountable perpetrator intervention research and programming.
2016 The 1st Annual Ed Gondolf COMPASS Award
2016 Awarded to: Dr. Edward W. Gondolf
2017 The 2nd Ed Gondolf COMPASS Award
Awarded to: Barbara Hart
2018 The 3rd Ed Gondolf COMPASS Award
Awarded to: The Rev. Dr. Marie M. Fortune
2019 The 4th Ed Gondolf COMPASS Award
Awarded to: Nicole Westmarland Ph.D.
2021 The 5th Ed Gondolf COMPASS Award
2022 The 6th Ed Gondolf COMPASS Award
Awarded to: Duluth Model founder Ellen Pence (posthumously) and Michael Paymar co-authors of the Duluth Curriculum: Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter. The award to Ellen was accepted by Amanda McCormick
2023 The 7th Ed Gondolf COMPASS Award
Awarded to: Awards given to Melissa Scaia and Lisa Young Larance for their work to raise awareness, develop curricula, and conduct research regarding the complexity of addressing the needs of women who use force.
BISC-MI Champion Award
But, what determines who is a champion depends on your point of view.
Here’s what it means to BISC-MI regarding you two.
Your vision, passion, commitment and integrity are part of what creates your pedigree.
Each of you is talented, busy and in demand or in your own field.
Yet You committed time and energy toward domestic abuse which is often hidden and concealed
You provided guidance to BISC-MI from the start.
We are lucky you are both so smart.
Your guidance and wisdom helped pave the way Toward what BISC-MI has become today.
It is BISC-MI’s honor to present you with the inaugural champion award.
We appreciate everything you’ve done Presented with deep gratitude.
The BISC-MI Board.
2023 The 1st CHAMPION Award
Awarded to: Debi Cain & Hon. Elizabeth “Libby” Pollard Hines (retired) – In recognition of Community Allies who have supported BISC-MI and our mission, significantly contributed to our organizational growth, and promoted battering intervention programs as part of a coordinated response to end domestic violence.