Regional section

Section Recognition

Outstanding Service to the Sections!

Beginning in 2021, each Section may identify up to two (2) individuals for awards from IFT. The Outstanding Volunteer Award and the Section Service Award will be similar in merit and recognition status, but based on different contributions to the field and IFT. Please read the detailed post on IFT Connect.

2021-2022 Section Outstanding Volunteer Award

The Section Outstanding Volunteer Award honors a Section member for exceptional efforts in volunteerism in the current volunteer year. Section Officers nominate an individual for their dedication and contributions to their section and IFT. Congratulations to these volunteers for their outstanding service!

Sections Awardees
British Columbia Georgia Cato
Cascadia Tiffany Fegurgur-McGillivray
Chicago Debbie Schodrof
Great Plains Subsection Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan
Iowa Joe Kallenbach
Kansas City Rachel Klataske
Maryland Gabby Quintana
Minnesota Mike Getter
Northeast Wei Wang-Nolan
Northern California Charlwit Kulchaiyawat
Oregon Justin Laabs
Rocky Mountain Sarah Andrews
San Joaquin Lauren Davis
Southern California Jim Berg
Volunteer Chloe Zelis

2021-2022 Section Service Award

The Section Service Award honors a current Section member who has exemplified a history of service to the Section or field. Section Officers nominate an individual for their dedication and contributons to their section and IFT. Congratulations to these volunteers for their outstanding service!

Sections Awardees
Ak-Sar-Ben Tony Moses
British Columbia Leon Li
Cascadia Paul Cole
Chicago Lisa Ruhland
Great Plains Subsection Srinivas Janaswamy
Iowa Kelly Belknap
Kansas City Londa Nwadike
Minnesota Dana Dronen
Northeast Shirley Barber
Northern California Erin Evers
Oregon Christina Edwards Van Muijen
Rocky Mountain Nicole Jones
San Joaquin Kady Francone
Southern California Susan Butris
Volunteer Aliyar Fouladkhah

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