NaSPA Past Award Winners

In 1987 NaSPA implemented the NaSPA Member of the Year and other awards. A listing of award winning members and the year they were honored is as follows:

1987 Soloman H. Simon USA Presidents Award
1988 Richard Vipond USA Member of the Year
1989 Tom Bryant USA Member of the Year
1990 Bennie Shearer USA Member of the Year
Bennie Shearer USA Distinguished Service Award
Dwight Scott Miller USA Distinguished Service Award
1991 Bennie Shearer USA Distinguished Service Award
  Mohammad Aziz USA Distinguished Leader Award
1992 Paul Waterhouse USA Member of the Year
Bill Smith  USA Distinguished Leader Award
Richard Vipond USA Distinguished Service Award
Mark Hanna  USA Distinguished Service Award
Elliot Nadel  USA Distinguished Service Award
Emit Hurdelbrink USA Distinguished Service Award
Bennie Shearer USA Distinguished Service Award
Marty Kuntz USA Technical Excellence Award
Sam Golob USA Technical Excellence Award
John Kinne   USA Technical Excellence Award
Louie Lorenzetti USA Honorable Mention
Mohammad Aziz USA Honorable Mention
Tom Bryant  USA Distinguished Service Award
  Mohammad Aziz USA Distinguished Service Award
1993 Greg Price Australia Member of the Year
Al Nichols Germany Distinguished Service Award
Tom Bryant USA Distinguished Leader Award
Bennie Shearer USA Distinguished Service Award
Bennie Shearer USA Distinguished Leader Award
1995 Radi Shourbaji USA Technical Excellence Award 
1996 Emit Hurdelbrink USA Member of the Year
1997 Radi Shourbaji USA Member of the Year
1998 Sam Golob USA Member of the Year
John Suchodolski USA Technical Excellence
2000 Sam Golob USA Editorial Excellence
John Johnston USA Editorial Excellence
Jim Moore USA Editorial Excellence
Guy Yost USA Editorial Excellence
Sam Knutson USA Technical Excellence
Mike Baldwin Canada Leadership Award
Hans Meyer USA Leadership Award
Mike Rock USA Leadership Award
InnerAccess   Sponsorship Award
Software Diversified Services (SDS)   Sponsorship Award
2002 Sam Knutson Member of the Year Award
Toronto Users Group Chapter/User Group of the Year Award
Jim Justen President's Award
Adam Thorton Editorial Excellence Award
Lionel Dyck Editorial Excellence Award
Mark Rider Editorial Excellence Award
Bob Berry Technical Excellence Award
Radi Shourbaji Technical Excellence Award
John Suchodolski Distinguished Leadership Award
Sam Golob Distinguished Service Award
Anna Hunt - ICOM Informatics Industry Insights Award
Linda Custer - Diversified Software Industry Insights Award
Mike Puiu - MVS Solutions, Inc. Industry Insights Award
Steve Pryor - DTS Software Industry Insights Award
Ira Goodman - Syncsort, Inc. Industry Insights Award
Margaret Zizis Directors Award
2003 Jim Justen Member of the Year Award
Windy City Chapter Foundation Award
Wisconsin Association Systems Management (WASM) Chapter/User Group of the Year Award
Jim Moore Editorial Excellence Award
Drew Robb Editorial Excellence Award
Jim Justen Editorial Excellence Award
Tom Bryant Distinguished Leader Award
Ron Fischer Distinguished Leader Award
Sam Golob Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Judy Serwatka Distinguished Service Award
Scott Courtney - Sine Nomine Associates Industry Insights Award
Cole Software Sponsorship Award
MacKinney Systems Sponsorship Award
William Data Systems Sponsorship Award
Responsive Systems Sponsorship Award
2004 Dr. Judy Serwatka   Distinguised Leadership Award
  Shawn Conaway   Editorial Excellence Award
  Ron Fischer   Editorial Excellence Award
  Jim Rue   Editorial Excellence Award
  Greg Van Pelt   Editorial Excellence Award
  Jim Justen   Technical Excellence Award
  Jimmy Lee   Distinguished Service Award
  Sam Knutson   Distinguished Service Award
  Dr. Ed Anthony   Distinguished Service Award
  Jim Cudworth   Distinguished Service Award
2005 Ron Fischer   Member of the Year Award
  NaSPA Ontario   Chapter or User Group of the Year Award
  Dr. Ed Anthony   Presidents Award
  Tom Bryant   Board of Director's Award
  Jerry Synoga   Board of Director's Award
  Elizabeth Ferrarini   Editorial Excellence Award
  Mary Shacklett   Editorial Excellence Award
  Bill Elder   Editorial Excellence Award
  Volker Bandke (Distribution MVS 3.8J)   Technical Excellence Award
  Roger Bowler (Creator)   Technical Excellence Award
  Jay Maynard (Maintenance)   Technical Excellence Award
  Cole Software   Sponsorship Award
  William Data Systems   Sponsorship Award
  MacKinney Systems   Sponsorship Award

Note: If you received an award over the years from NaSPA and are not listed above, please contact NaSPA President Leo Wrobel. We will correct our web page with your updated information.