Our Members

Formed in 1933, Naphsis brings together public health professionals from 57 jurisdictions representing all 50 states, the five U.S. territories, New York City, and the District of Columbia.

Map of all Naphsis jurisdictions

Member Awards

Visit our Naphsis Awards site to learn more about the award categories and past receipients.

Team Excellence Award Winner

The Excellence in Vital Statistics Award recognizes significant contributions of an individual or a team in vital records/health statistics. This may include, but is not limited to, innovations and improvements in the areas of customer service, registration, training, data management and statistics, data quality, field services, or technology. This award is for talented staff who work on the front-line and behind the scenes day-to-day to make things happen.

2024 Award Winner

SSA EDR Committee

Committee Members:

Gretchen Van Wye, NYC
Jeremy Peterson, ID
Devon Priddle, OH
Dana Moore, CA
Judy Moulder, MS
Terra Ankrah, NC

Outstanding Leadership Award Winner

The Outstanding Leadership Award recognizes individuals that demonstrate leadership in the vital records and health statistics arena. Their firm commitment and unyielding drive is needed to take the required steps to protect the records we are responsible for and to improve how we administer the programs and disseminate the data collected.

2024 Award Winner

Kelly Baker, OK

State Registrar

Early Career Professional Award Winner

The Early Career Professional Award recognizes individuals who show great potential for positively impacting the world of vital records/health statistics in the areas of administration, data management and statistics and/or technology.

2024 Award Winner

Lani De La Garza

Deputy Bureau Chief

President’s Award

This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional achievements and made significant contributions in their field.

2024 Award Winner

Jeremy Peterson, ID

Deputy State Registrar

Partner Award

This award recognizes an exceptional non-jurisdictional individual or team that works in collaboration with Naphsis members, the Naphsis Board of Directors,and Naphsis staff to accomplish Naphsis goals and advance its mission.

2024 Award Winner


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