In 1993, the American Solar Energy Society established this award to recognize special contributions to the Society. The name of the award was changed in 1996 to honor the memory of Rebecca Vories, one of the Society’s most tireless and valuable volunteers.
Criteria: The award honors those whose volunteer efforts on behalf of the society have significantly advanced ASES’ ability to meet its mission. The recipient must have:
Multiple nominations for a candidate are welcome. ASES requests that nominations include the submission of the nomination form and two letters of support for each nominee. The nomination form must be submitted by a current ASES member. Please access and submit the nomination form below; however, the letters of support should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. If possible, include the nominee’s CV/resume or a short bio of the candidate, or a link to it. Please, no self-nominations.
Nominations for each candidate shall be submitted electronically on the Nominating Form below. The nomination form must be submitted by a current ASES member.
Nominations are now closed for 2022.
2021 John Burke
2020 David Comis
2019 Doug Shoemaker
2018 William (Bill) Young
2017 Richard Komp
2016 Gail Burrington
2015 Wyldon Fishman
2014 Mr. Mario Monesterio
2013 Paulette Middleton
2010 Karlis Viceps, Solar Plans LLC, Taos, NM
2008 Glen Friedman, Evergreen Design, West Linn, OR
2007 Darryl Thayer, DT Wind and Solar
2005 Elaine Hebert, Northern California Solar Energy Association
2004 Dave Renne, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
2003 Susan Luster, Susisolar Clayworks, Cary, NC
2002 Kenneth Sheinkopf, Florida Solar Energy Center, Cocoa, FL
2001 Christine Hulet, Engineering Services, Blanchardville, WI
2000 Nancy Carlisle, National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, CO
1999 Mary Tucker, Environmental Services, City of San Jose, CA
1998 Jane Weissman, Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Boston, MA
1997 Pamm McFadden, Elements Design Group, Boulder, CO
1996 Frank Vignola, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
1995 Rebecca Vories, Infinite Energy, Denver, CO
1994 Michael Nicklas, Innovative Design, Raleigh, NC
1993 Stephen L. Sargent, Western Area Power Administration, Denver, CO
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