ERAPPA Awards

ERAPPA Awards2022-08-24T20:19:33+00:00

President’s Award

2013: Tracey Hartford, Christine Matheson, Beth Clark

2014: Greg Clayton, Andrew Christ, Mark Showers

2015: Pete Buchheit, Steve Peary, Keith Woodward, Dan Gearan

2016: Arthur Walsh, Andrew Christ

2017: Dale Deblois, Dan Gearan. Matt Yencha

2018: Jonathan Terry, Amy Baker

2019: William Gagnon, Patricia Smith, George Stooks

2020 – 2022: TBD

 

Appreciation Award

Certificate of Appreciation

The selection of recipients is based on the following criteria, listed in relative order of priority.

  • Service in the Administration of ERAPPA in either elective or appointed offices.
  • Service to the Membership and Contributions to the Profession through writing, service on faculties of educational events of ERAPPA, APPA, chapters, & other professional organizations.

2013: 28 – Chapter Presidents, Committee Members, Host Committee

2014: 48 – Chapter Presidents, Committee Members, Host Committee

2015: 28 – Chapter Presidents, Committee Members, Host Committee

2016: 37 – Chapter Presidents, Committee Members, Host Committee

2017: 48 – Chapter Presidents, Committee Members, Host Committee

2018: 37 – Chapter Presidents, Committee Members, Host Committee

2019: 32 – Chapter Presidents, Committee Members, Host Committee

2020 – 2022: 51 – Chapter Presidents, Committee Members, Host Committee

 

Merit Award

Merit Award selection of recipients is based on the following criteria, listed in relative order of priority.

  • Service in the Administration of ERAPPA in either an elected or appointed office.
  • Service to the Membership and Contributions to the Profession through writing, service on faculties of educational events of ERAPPA, APPA, chapters, & other professional organizations.
  • Selection for Merit Awards are for greater service and contributions, generally over a longer period of time.

2013: Barry McHugh, George Stooks, Robert Cornero, Greg Scott, Dale DeBlois

2014: Mark Showers, Andrew Christ, Beth Clark, Chris Dupuis, Tracey Hartford, Kevin Mann, Christine Matheson, Dan Gearan

2015: John Cannon, Rick Battistoni, Greg Clayton, Leon MacLellan, Michelle Frederick, Steve Peary

2016: Ron Swail, Richard Francki, Keith Woodworth, Dale DeBlois, Andrew Christ, Nancy Yeroshefsky, Lawerence Fitzgerald

2017: Rex Giardine, Elizabeth Clark, Matthew Yencha, Arthur Walsh, Peter Buchheit, Paul Martin, Sheri Vucci, Kelly Geihauser

2018: Jessica Abbott, Steve Peary, Elizabeth Clark, Connie Simmons, John O’Shaughnessy, John Michalewicz, Dan Gearan

2019: Kevin Mann, Elizabeth Clark, Pete Buchheit, Kevin Simpson, Jessica Abbott, Patty Smith, Sheri Vucci

2020 – 2022: TBD

Emeritus Award

Emeritus membership in ERAPPA is a high honor that is only granted to retirees who have made a significant contribution to ERAPPA, its chapters, and the facilities management profession. Emeritus membership has been designed to recognize and express appreciation to distinguished retired members for their contribution and commitment to the region.

2013: William Suter, Ken Olsen, Jerry DeSantis

2014: David Carll, Christine Matheson, Mark Showers

2015: Michael Sofield, Bob Britton

2016: Daniel Branigan, Glen Smith, Carol Trexler

2017: Diane Gravett, Harry Ford Stryker, Edward Dankanich, James Myers, Robert Carter, Jeff Lamb

2018: Nancy Yeroshefsky, Mike Patterson

2019: Dana Peterson, Holly Mussatti

2020 – 2022: TBD

 

Rising Star Award

ERAPPA Rising Star Award- The Rising Star Award is designed to encourage further participation in ERAPPA among those who have already made significant contributions in the region or chapters. The award recipients are chosen by the ERAPPA President, Past President, and President-Elect.

To be eligible for the Rising Star Award, nominees must meet the following criteria: Employee of an APPA member institution for three consecutive years. Active participation in meetings and other functions of the Association. Demonstrated significant and/or continued service to the association through one or more of the following: Service/contributions/accomplishments at an international, regional, or chapter level.  Service/contributions/accomplishments as a member of an official APPA Committee, Program or Task Force, etc.  Service/contributions/accomplishments as a member of an official APPA training program or special project. Authorship of a publication, article, or chapter for APPA or presentation at an APPA annual meeting or educational program.

Other voluntary contributions of time, effort, resources, and leadership abilities to promote and enhance APPA and the educational facilities management profession. Have been nominated for the APPA Pacesetter Award. Members may only receive this award one time.

2013: Steve Peary, Beth Clark

2014: Rick Battistoni, Matt Yencha

2015:Chuck Bagley, Todd Miller, Rick Phillips

2016: Kevin Simpson, Jessica Abbott, Peyton Gibson

2017: Tim Garland, Jennifer Kelermen, Dan Barlup, Kelly Geishauser

2018: Jason Sawyer, Melinda Lamoureux, Mary Grube

2019: Billy Gagnon, Marina Theriault

2020 – 2022: TBD

Chapter Champions

ERAPPA Chapter Champion Award- This award is to recognize an individual or an institution for their participation and support of the organization at any or all levels. It will be awarded annually selected from nominations made by the Chapter Presidents.

The criteria for this award are flexible to allow recognition for participation in a number of ways.

Some examples are:

Longevity–An institution or individual that has supported the organization for a long time.
Strong Participation– This could include providing leadership candidates, active members, hosting meetings or always in attendance at meetings. Participates at all levels–This could be an individual or institution that participates at all levels of the organization; Chapter, ERAPPA and APPA.
Hosting an Event-Hosting an ERAPPA or Chapter event that was innovative or done extraordinarily well.
Unrecognized Hard Work–This could be someone or an institution that works hard to support the organization but has not received recognition. This is similar to the APPA Unsung Hero.
Mission Support-an individual or institution that has supported the strategic goals of the organization.
Bridge Builder–someone who has strengthened the relationship between the Chapter and ERAPPA.
Showed Significant Initiative–Someone who put forth substantial effort in supporting the organization.
Chapter Development–an individual or institution that has shown extraordinary effort in helping to develop, sustain or reinvigorate a Chapter.
Over Achiever–participates in Chapter newsletters, APPA/ERAPPA publications, presentations, membership drives, meetings, relationships with other members, and overall membership involvement.

2013: Bob Britton, Jerome Sidio

2014: Connie Simmons, Christine Matheson, Joe Wojtysiak

2015: Penn State University, John Cannon

2016: Andrew Feick

2017: Arthur Walsh

2018: Rick Zalagenas, Mike Patterson, Jessica Abbott, Bob Unger, New Jersey Institute of Technology

2019: Pat Whitney, Kari Miller, Anita Bailey, Bruce MacNeil, Amy Baker, Sheri Vucci

2020 – 2022: TBD

Norman Bedwell Award

The Norman H. Bedell Award was created in 1996 by ERAPPA to recognize the contributions of

Norman H. Bedell who served APPA, ERAPPA, and KAPPA as International Vice-President for Professional Affairs, Regional Officer and President, and Chapter Founder and Treasurer. Norman demonstrated a unique blend of dedication and tenacity coupled with a sincere love for and belief in people. This award memorializes his contributions by recognizing another member who has served with distinction and exemplifies the leadership qualities of the late Norman H. Bedell.

Common achievements of past recipients: ERAPPA President, APPA Elected Board Member, ERAPPA Award Winner,  10+ years of involvement

Other Awards:

Certificate of Appreciation

Awarded to those who have served the organization over the past year in the capacity of a committee member or host committee member.  Those who served on committees are recognized at the time they leave the committee.

Service on ERAPPA Board

Board members are recognized as they complete their term of service in a specific position.

Service on an APPA Committee

Committee members are recognized as they complete their term of service in a specific position.

2013: None Awarded

2014: Glenn Smith

2015: None Awarded

2016: None Awarded

2017: None Awarded

2018: Mike Sofield

2019: Norm Young

2020: None Awarded

2021: None Awarded

2022: TBD

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