The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) is given by the Hudson-Mohawk Road Runners Club (HMRRC) annually to honor club members who have served the HMRRC with distinction over an extended period of time, typically several years or longer. Any member can nominate a candidate for the DSA by submitting a nomination form detailing the qualifications of the candidate. Nominations may be made via email to email@example.com or by mailing a nomination form to Sally Drake, 8 Williams Court, Albany, NY 12203. Nomination forms can be found at www.hmrrc.com. Nomination forms must be submitted by the April 13, 2022 club meeting.
Qualifications of nominees may include – but are not limited to – an elected officer, member or chair of a standing or ad hoc committee, a staff member or writer for The Pace Setter, a race director or coordinator, a staff member or volunteer who oversees/helps maintain the web site, a volunteer at club functions or races, or an attendee at monthly club meetings.
Previous recipients of the Distinguished Service Award:
Christine Bishop (2021), Mark Warner (2020), Ed Hampston (2019), Barbara Sorrell (2018), Dee & Jon Golden (2017), John Parisella (2016), Maureen Cox (2015), Jon Rocco (2014), Jim Moore (2014), John Haley (2013), Edward Gillen (2012), Cathy Sliwinski (2011), Tom & Marcia Adams (2010), Nancy Briskie (2009), Jim Gilmer (2008), Debbie Beach (2007), Vince Juliano (2006), Elaine Humphrey (2005), Pete Newkirk (2004), Ed Thomas (2003), Lori Christina (2002), Art Tetrault (2001), Ken Skinner (2000), Jim Tierney (1999), Doug Bowden (1998), Sharon Boehlke (1997), Jim Burnes (1997), Don Fialka (1996), Julie Leeper (1995), Cindy Kelly (1995), Hank Steadman (1994), Steve Basinait (1994), Al Maikels (1993), Charlie Matlock (1992), Carl Poole (1992), Ed Neiles (1991), Judy DeChiro (1991), Chris Rush (1990), Rich Brown (1989), Bert Soltysiak (1988), Kathy Carrigan (1987), Joe Hein (1986), Diane Barone (1985), Carter Andersson-Wintle (1985), Bill Meehan (1985), Ray Newkirk (1984), Paul Murray (1983), Tom Miller (1983), Chuck Haugh (1982), Michael Lancor (1981), David Kelly (1980), Connie Film (1979), John Aronson (1978), Don Bourgeois (1977), Linda Bourgeois (1977), Paul Rosenberg (1976), Don Wilken (1975), Bill Shrader Sr. (1974), Burke Adams (1973), Tom Osler (1972)
HUDSON-MOHAWK ROAD RUNNERS CLUB
2022 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD NOMINATION FORM
MEMBER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR NOMINATION:
Email Address: _________________________________________________________________
DESCRIBE THE ROLE(S) THE NOMINEE HAS PLAYED IN THE CLUB AND WHY HE OR SHE IS DESERVING OF THIS AWARD. PLEASE BE AS SPECIFIC AS POSSIBLE.
Nomination forms may be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominations must be received by Monday, April 11, 2022
The list of finalists, together with a description of their qualifications, will be posted on the HMRRC website by April 18, 2022. The election of the DSA recipient(s) will take place at the May 11, 2022 monthly club meeting. At that meeting, each finalist’s qualifications will be presented by the nominator or the nominator’s designee. All club members in attendance can vote. Any questions, contact Sally Drake, at email@example.com.