Honorary Awards Recipients

ISPI has five special honorary awards that recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their significant contributions to human performance technology.  Please Click on the links below to determine award criteria
The awards are:

  • Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award 
  • Honorary Life Member Award 
  • Distinguished Service Award 
  • Geary Rummler Award for the Advancement of Performance Improvement 
  • Roger Kaufman Award for Societal Impact
To learn more about the recipients please click on one of the link years below.

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Honorary Award  Recipients

Geary Rummler Award for the Advancement of Performance Improvement

This award was established in 2011 in honor of Geary Rummler, a lifetime member, significant supporter, and valued contributor to ISPI and the profession. It is awarded to individuals and/or organizations who have demonstrated and reflect the work and life of Geary. The award honors his legacy and advancement of both HPT and ISPI's principles and practices.

2011
Klaus Wittkuhn
2012
Roger M. Addison
J. Robert Carleton
2013

2014
Performance Blueprints, Inc.
2015
Margaret Mari Novak

Roger Kaufman Award for Societal Impact
ISPI’s new Roger Kaufman Award for Societal Impact recognizes the continuous achievement of measurable positive societal impact by an individual or organization.

2015
Frances Hesselbein
2014
Gonzalo Rodriguez Villanueva

Gilbert Award

Roger Chevalier, 2016
Robert O. Brinkerhoff, 2015
Darlene M. Van Tiem, 2014
Dana and James Robinson, 2013
Carl Binder, 2012
Ken Silber, 2011
Allison Rossett, 2011
Roger M. Addison, 2010
Judith A. Hale, 2009
Diane M. Gayeski, 2008
Dale M. Brethower, 2007
Ruth Colvin Clark, 2006
William R. Daniels, 2005
Robert E. Horn, 2004
Don Tosti, 2003
Richard E. Clark, 2002
Harold Stolovitch, 2001
Ron Zemke*, 1999
Ogden Lindsley*, 1998
Robert Morgan, 1998
Roger Kaufman, 1997
Joe Harless*, 1996
Robert Glaser, 1995
Robert F. Mager, 1994
Peter Pipe, 1994
Robert Gagne*, 1993
Geary Rummler*, 1992
B.F. Skinner*, 1991
Tom Gilbert*, 1991

Charter Life Member

Norman Crowder, 1965 
Robert Filep, 1965 
Carol H. Hendershot, 1964 
Bert E. Holtby, 1964 
Helen Kempfer, 1965 
Phil C. Lange, 1970 
Harvey H. Levitan, 1970 
John M. McKee, 1970 
Mary Miller, 1970 
Harold L. Moon, 1970 
Richard J. Morse, 1970 
Mercedes Philips, 1970

Founders

Carlton Downing 
Walter Driskill 
James Gillespi 
Gabriel Ofiesh*
David Wark 
Harold Wren 
Mike Zaccaria

2015

Honorary Life Members 
Darlene M. Van Tiem, CPT, CPLP, PhD
James L. Moseley, CPT, EdD
Joan Dessinger (posthumously)

Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award
Robert O. Brinkerhoff, EdD

Distinguished Service Award
Anne Apking, CPT

Geary Rummler Award for the Advancement of Performance Improvement

Margaret Mari Novak, CPT

Roger Kaufman Award for Societal Impact 
Frances Hesselbein

2013

Honorary Life Member
Marc J. Rosenberg, CPT, PhD

Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award
Dana and James Robinson

Distinguished Service Award
Andrea K. Moore, CPT, MBA

Geary Rummler Award for the Advancement of Performance Improvement

Kaufman Award for Societal Impact

2011

Honorary Life Member
Mariano Bernardez, CPT, PhD

Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award
Allison Rossett, CPT, EdD
Ken Silber, CPT, PhD

Distinguished Service Award
Charline Wells, CPT

Geary Rummler Award for the Advancement of Performance Improvement
Klaus Wittkuhn, CPT

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2014

Honorary Life Member
Carol Panza, CPT

Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award

Darlene M. Van Tiem, CPT, CPLP, PhD

Distinguished Service Award

Ryan Watkins, PhD

Geary Rummler Award for the Advancement of Performance Improvement
Performance Blueprints Inc

Roger Kaufman Award for Societal Impact
Gonzalo Rodriguez Villanueva

2012

Honorary Life Member
Carol Haig, CPT

Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award
Carl Binder, CPT, PhD

Distinguished Service Award
Eileen Banchoff, CPT, PhD

Geary Rummler Award for the Advancement of Performance Improvement
Roger M. Addison, CPT, EdD