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. At least two letters of support are required for each candidate. Letters of support should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations for each candidate shall be submitted electronically on the Nominating Form provided below. The nomination form must be submitted by a current ASES member.
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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