Verne W. Pottorff, CAE, Professional Designee of the Year Award

Named after Verne W. Pottorff, CAE, a past member of IAAO’s Executive Board who championed designations, this award is presented to the IAAO designee who has most effectively promoted the interests and mission of the IAAO Professional Designation Program. Contributions may have been in the area of enrolling, advising and encouraging candidates; developing programs to assist candidates; and in other ways promoting the goals of the program.

Year Recipient Location
2017
Tina Stone, PPS
Raleigh, NC 
2016
Dan Cypert, RES
Springdale, AR
2015 Samuel A. Walker, AAS, RES Fort Wayne, IN 
2014 David Sanford, CAE
Chesapeake, VA
2013 Rick Stuart, CAE Topeka, KS
2012 Paul Welcome, CAE  Olathe, KS
2011 Randy Ripperger, CAE Des Moines, IA
2010 William Birkle, AAS Indianapolis, IN
2009 Al Mobley, CAE, AAS Tallahassee, FL
2008 Larry Clark, CAE Bonner Springs, KS
2007 J. Scott Renne, CAE Minneapolis, MN
2006 Ralph F. Di Febo, Jr., CAE Chicago, IL
2005 Lillian Johnson, CAE Gainesville, FL
2004 Stephen C. Behrenbrinker, CAE St. Cloud, MN
2003 James F. Todora, CAE Sarasota, FL
2002 Patricia Hedwall, CAE Sarasota, FL
2001 John Ryan, CAE Newburyport, MA
2000 none given  
1999 Ralph F. Di Febo, CAE Chicago, IL
1998 John C. Coates, CAE Kansas City, MO
1997 George A. Donatello, CMS Pittsburgh, PA
1996 J. Edward Salisbury, CAE Taylorville, IL
1995 C. Kurt Barrow, CAE Chicago, IL
1994 Richard H. Hoffman, CAE Findlay, OH
1993 Diane M. Ange, CAE Nashville, TN
1992 Robert Reardon, CAE Belmont, MA
1991 James Anderson, CAE Reno, NV
1990 Roger L. Gilliam, CAE Nashville, TN
1989 Thomas Tegarden, CAE Nashville, TN
1988 Robert E. Hastings, CAE Council Bluffs, IA
1987 Gregory J. Lafakis, CAE Chicago, IL
1986 William A. Diggs, CAE Chesterfield, VA
1985 John C. Crissey, Jr., CAE Orlando, FL
1984 Joseph E. Hunt, CAE Chapel Hill, NC
1983 Elmer A. Cronk, CAE Fredricton, NB
1982 Bernard W. Saler, CAE Pewauke, WI
1981 Joseph B. Krupinski, CAE Teaneck, NJ
1980 Willis L. Holland, CAE Ft. Madison, IA
1979 Verne W. Pottorff, CAE Iowa City, IA
1978 Richard A. Chandler, CAE Richmond, VA
1977 Tom Fleming, CAE Nashville, TN
1976 John E. Smith, CAE Portland, OR
1975 Robert J. Flanagan, CAE New London, CT
1974 Joseph M. Vick, CAE Lincoln, NE
1973 Edwin B. Shriner, CAE Ventura, CA
1972 Robert H. McSwain, CAE Montgomery, AL
1971 Donald R. Beach, CAE Phoenix, AZ
1970 Andrew S. Regis, CAE Des Moines, IA
1969 Norman Register, CAE Dallas, TX