NSIPA Awards

Betty Gerdes Distinguished Service Award

If you know someone that exemplifies the ethics and standards of NSIPA and has worked to further the premium auditor as a profession, you can nominate them for Betty Gerdes Distinguished Service Award that is presented at the annual seminar. When the nominations are received, the board reviews them, and the nominee that best symbolizes our ideals is selected to receive the award.

Betty Gerdes was also a moving force behind the Insurance Auditors Association of the Central States and her local chapter, and she was a great friend to many in the association. Gerdes always tried to make NSIPA better, and she was a mentor to many who joined the board of the society. To recognize her efforts, the Distinguished Service Award was renamed the Betty Gerdes Distinguished Service Award as she turned over the reins to the new management company.

To nominate a deserving auditor for the Betty Gerdes Distinguished Service Award, please download, complete, and return the Betty Gerdes Distinguished Service Award Nomination Form by clicking here.

To fill out the form online and submit it electronically, CLICK HERE

Prior Betty Gerdes Distinguished Service Award Recipients

1981 - Dana Sparrow
1982 - Jack White*
1983 - Carl Badertscher
1984 - Betty Gerdes
1985 - Richard Knarr
1986 - Josephine Marshall*
1987 - Penny White
1988 - Josephine Marshall
1989 - Eugene D. Bowers, Jr.
1990 - Ronald Clopton
1991 - Stanley Szott
1993 - Herb Paugh
1994 - No Nominees
1995 - Donald Holzemer
1996 - Anthony Iacono

2000 - None awarded
2001 - Diane Washe
2002 - Lisa A. Brien
2003 - Fred L. Lowry, Jr.
2004 - Ray Fitchner
2005 - J. Kelly Crowell
2006 - Scott B. Miller, CPCU, CIPA, APA
2007 - Mario Fiel
2008 - Sue Grover
2009 - James J. Marks, CPCU, CIPA, APA
2010 - Rick Kuharik
2011 - None Awarded
2012 - Matthew Logan
2013 - Scott Henning
2014 - Dale Sluzewski
2015 - John Dennis
 

 

1997 - Edward Galloway, APA, CIPA
1998 - Dianne Taylor
1999 - John Woods 

 

President's Award

The president selects the recipient of this award, honoring significant achievement to NSIPA and the insurance premium audit profession.

Prior President's Award Recipients

(* denotes deceased)

1985 - Faye Styles
1988 - Eugene Bowers, Jr.
1990 - Jack White
1991 - T. Sidney Brown
1992 - Betty Gerdes
1993 - Eugene Bowers, Jr.
1994 - Larry Alderks
1996 - Antonio Gonzalez, II
1997 - Kelly Crowell
1998 - Ray Fitchner
1999 - Mike Nahlovsky
2000 - Eugene Bowers, Jr. 

2003 - Brad L. Feldman
2004 - Lisa Brien
2005 - Joan E. Lambert
2006 - Fred Lowry, Jr.
2007 - Brad L. Feldman
2008 - Rick Kuharik
2009 - None Awarded
2010 - Sue Grover
2011 - Eugene Bowers, Jr.
2012 - John Dowdy
2013 - Debra Seiple
2015 - Sue Grover
2016 - Ed Galloway

 

 

2001 - Edward Galloway
2002 - J. Kelly Crowell
2003
- Bill Johnson

 

Eugene D. Bowers Jr Lifetime Achievement Award

The president selects the recipient of this award, honoring lifetime achievement to NSIPA and the insurance premium audit profession.

Prior Eugene D. Bowers Jr Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

(* denotes deceased)

2001 - Eugene Bowers, Jr.
2002 - John Woods
2003 - Jim Marks
2004 - Ed Galloway
2005 - Eugene Bowers, Jr.
2009 - James J. Marks 
2013 - Eugene Bowers, Jr. (Namesake)
2014 - Roy B. "Skip" Taylor

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