On April 25, 2023, the IAMSCU Board of Directors met in Southlands College, at the University of Roehampton. At the end of the meeting, the Board of Directors had an Executive Session and chose to award him the Ken Yamada Award. Dr. Gerald Lord informed that the IAMSCU President, Tom Wolfe, had been nominated and the materials justifying the nomination, his credentials, and the criteria for the award were shared with Board members.
On December 11, 2023, Dr. Tom Wolfe will receive the award from Dr. Ken Yamada in a special event at Emory University. This event is part of the IAMSCU Human Rights Network’s Colloquium on Native American Rights. Participants in this event will honor Dr. Wolfe, recognizing his outstanding leadership and visionary contribution to IAMSCU, preparing the association for the future.