Larry Conner MA '87


Larry Conner MA ’87 was awarded the Distinguished Public Advocate Award by the Oregon Counseling Association in honor of his 10 years of successful political work on behalf of the counseling and marriage and family therapy professions in Oregon. As a lobbyist for the profession, he has been instrumental in writing and successfully passing five statutes on behalf of Oregon counselors. One of the statutes was the Practice Act, which gave licensed professional counselors and licensed marriage and family therapists the right to receive health insurance reimbursement for their work. Larry has been a licensed professional counselor in Portland for 30 years.