Standards Awards
Recognizing outstanding leadership and contributions to the IEEE-SA and the development of standards.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

The Distinguished Service Award is made annually to current member(s) or past member(s) of the IEEE-SA Standards Board to recognize distinguished service to the IEEE-SA based on major contributions to the standards development process. Major contributions include but are not limited to the following examples:

  • Enhancing the process through continued service on its major action committees.
  • Leadership in developing new aspects of what the IEEE-SA can do to improve its procedural process.
  • Interaction on behalf of the IEEE-SA to promote national and international growth of standards as a product of IEEE.
  • Representing the IEEE-SA at various levels within IEEE Societies/Committees and other standards-developing organizations (ASME, IEC, etc.), which encourages the implementation of the IEEE Standards Association mission and its goals.

Award
This recognition consists of an engraved wooden plaque. There is no honorarium attached to this award.

Eligibility
Member(s) of the IEEE-SA Standards Board, or to past member(s) going back as far as five years from the current date. There are no restrictions or preferences as to the nationality, race, sex, creed or age.

Nomination
Annual Deadline 31 July
Nominate a party for this award

Sponsorship
This award is sponsored by the IEEE Standards Association, administered by the IEEE-SA Awards and Recognition Committee.

 

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD 
PAST RECIPIENTS

2016
Richard H. Hulett 
“For meritorious service to the IEEE-SA Standards Board and its committees.”

2015 
Peter Balma 
"For his service, leadership, and commitment to the standards development process"

2013
Robert M. Grow 
"For his service, contributions, and leadership on the IEEE-SA Standards Board"

Ted Olsen 
"For his service, leadership, and commitment to the standards development process"

2012
Samuel Sciacca 
"For his contributions to the standardization and global impact of smart grid standards development in the power and energy sector and for his dedicated service to the smart grid standards leadership, education, and outreach efforts of the Standards Association"

2011 
Thomas A. Prevost 
"For his leadership, long-standing service, process improvements, and national and international representation of the IEEE Standards Association"

2010 
Ronald C. Petersen 

2009 
David John Law, 3 Com

2008 
Steve M. Mills, Hewlett Packard Company 

2006
Geoffrey O. Thompson, Nortel Networks 
F. Donald Wright, Lexmark International, Inc. 

2005
James T. Carlo, Consultant

2004 
W. Charlton Adams, Jr., IBM Corporation

2003
James H. Gurney, British Columbia Transmission Corp

2002 
Dennis Bodson, Consultant

2001 
Lowell Johnson, Unisys Corporation

2000 
Gary Robinson, EMC Corporation

1999 
Jay Forster, GE-NE

1998 
Harold E. Epstein, IEN Engineering

1997 
Donald C. Fleckenstein, General Electric Company

1996 
Richard J. Holleman, IBM

1995 
Donald C. Loughry, Hewlett-Packard

1994 
Ben Johnson, Thermon Manufacturing Company
Clyde Camp, Texas Instruments

1993 
Marco W. Migliaro, Florida Power & Light Company
Bruce Barrow, Nat'l Communications Systems 
Donald N. Heirman, Lucent Technologies

1992 
William Kruesi
Joseph Koepfinger, Duquesne Light Co. 
John E. May, Consultant

1991 
William B. Wilkens, Consultant
John P. Riganati, David Sarnoff Research Center 
Paul L. Borrill, Sun Microsystems

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