Individual Honors Award Winners

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Every year at the Annual Meeting, ASAE confers three individual honors on distinguished leaders in the community:

  • The Key Award honors association CEOs.
  • The Professional Performance Award honors top-level association executives who are not CEOs.
  • The Academy of Leaders Award honors industry partners.

All three honors were first awarded in 1981. The Key Award dates back to 1960.

2018
Key Award
Arlene Pietranton, Ph.D., FASAE, CAE
Professional Performance Award
Janet McEwen, MA, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Cynthia Mills, CMC, CPC, CCRC, FASAE, CAE

2017
Key Award
Richard Yep
Professional Performance Award
Elena Gerstmann, Ph.D., FASAE, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Shari Jacobs, FASAE, CAE

2016
Key Award
Bryan Silbermann, CEO, FASAE, CAE
Professional Performance Award
Dr. Tracy Petrillo, Ed.D., CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Robert Olcott, CIMA, AIF, FASAE, CAE

2015
Key Award
Paul Pomerantz, FASAE, CAE
Professional Performance Award
Tom Quash, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Loretta DeLuca, FASAE

2014
Key Award
Pamela Hemann, CAE
Professional Performance Award
Velma Hart, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Ginger Nichols, CAE

2013
Key Award
Susan B. Waters, CAE
Professional Performance Award
David Akridge, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Larry Alexander

2012
Key Award
Thomas Dolan, CAE
Professional Performance Award
James A. Heib
Academy of Leaders Award
Christine Smith

2011
Key Award
Mark J. Golden, CAE
Professional Performance Award
Matthew Gertzog, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Jodie Slaughter

2010
Key Award
David N. Parker, CAE
Professional Performance Award
R. Norris Orms, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
David G. Gabri

2009
Key Award
Thomas R. Kuhn, CAE
Professional Performance Award
Patricia M. Areno, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Lawrence A. Luteran

2008
Key Award
David Fellers, CAE
Professional Performance Award
David J. Noonan
Academy of Leaders Award
Christie Hicks

2007
Key Award
Gary A. LaBranche, CAE
Professional Performance Award
Charles W.L. Deale, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Brian D. Stevens

2006
Key Award
Red Cavaney, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Richard B. Green

2005
Key Award
Robert J. Dolibois, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Anetha W. Grant

2004
Key Award
Colin C. Rorrie Jr., CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
George Aguel

2003
Key Award
Thomas H. Henderson Jr.
Academy of Leaders Award
Anne D. Heller

2002
Key Award
Curtis C. Deane, CFRE, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Hugh K. Lee

2001
Key Award
Susan Bitter Smith, CAE

2000
Key Award

Kenneth D. Reid, CAE

1999
Key Award

Anne DeCicco, CAE

1998
Key Award

Bradford W. Claxton, CAE
John A. Marks
Don L. Riggin, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Glenn H. Tecker

1997
No winners

1996
Key Award

William Kundrat, Jr., CAE
Barbara Byrd, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Michael J. Dimond

1995
Key Award

Hector Jimenez-Juarbe, CAE
Qunicalee Brown, CAE
Peter F. McCloskey, CAE

1994
Key Award

J.C. Mahaffey, CAE
Curtis E. Plott, CAE
Dennis E. Jungmeyer, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Roger Dow

1993
Key Award

Howard H. Bell, CAE
Kathryn E. Johnson, CAE
George Kirkland, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Charlotte St. Martin

1992
Key Award

Anne L. Bryant, CAE

1991
Key Award

Walter R. Kurth, CAE
Ray Roper, CAE
Thomas A. Shannon, CAE
Lee VanBremen, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
James Evans

1990
Key Award

Edward H. Able Jr., CAE
Vince Robison, CAE
Mary Jane Kolar, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Jerald A. Jacobs

1989
Key Award

Michael S. Olson, CAE
Charles D. Rumbarger, CAE
Almon R. (Bud) Smith, CAE

1988
Key Award

William T. Harper, CAE
Ellis E. (Bud) Meredith, CAE
Thomas R. Schedler, CAE

1987
Key Award

George K. Eliades, CAE
Frederick T. Spahr, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Preston Tisch

1986
Key Award

John N. Bailey, CAE
E.E. Ferrey, CAE
Judy T. Neel, CAE
Academy of Leaders
John F. Metcalfe

1985
Key Award

Donald C. Burns, CAE
William L. Cullison, CAE
Rogers B. Finch, CAE
P.D. (Bud) Hermann, CAE
C. Lincoln Williston, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Thomas Boggs, Jr.

1984
Key Award

Garis F. Distelhorst, CAE
E. Ron Evanson
William D. Nelligan, CAE
T.J. Schmitz, CAE
Professional Performance Award
Richard J. Bettis, CAE
Brian E. Foss
Judy A. Goshy
Kathleen M. Griffin, CAE
Jim Shillingburg, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Al LeFaure

1983
Key Award

Wilford A. Butler, CAE
John H. Crawford Jr., CAE
David W. Field, CAE
Professional Performance Award
Judy G. Fielden
George R. Rounds, CAE
Robert G. Stein
Academy of Leaders Award
George Webster

1982
Key Award

Joseph Gilbert, CAE
Kinsey B. Green, CAE
William A. Kelly, CAE
James H. Merritt, CAE
Professional Performance Award
Robert L. English, CAE
Gary C. Herrman
Gerald W. Matthews, CAE

1981
Key Award

O. Gordon Banks, CAE
Henry B. King
Neil Milner, CAE
Philip E. Nethercut, CAE
Professional Performance Award
Randy Robert Bauler
Julie E. Gibouleau
Elaine Halford
George C. Hescock
William J. Hilty
David C. Klick, CAE
David P. Lefever
Hugh McCahey
Jim F. Wolbrink, CAE
Academy of Leaders Award
Joe G. Kordsmeier
Bruce J. Stahley
Dave R. Evans