2006 Awards

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2006 RESNA Awards

Certificate of Appreciation

Recognizes a RESNA member or non-member for a special one-time activity benefiting either RESNA or the fields of rehabilitation or assistive technology

photo of Alan Cantor, MA

Alan Cantor, MA
For his efforts and contributions as SIG Chair

photo of Carrie M. Bruce

Carrie M. Bruce, MA, CCC-SLP, ATP
For her efforts and contributions as SIG-03 Chair (Augmentative & Alternative Communication)

photo of Donna Case

Donna Case, PhD, OT
For her efforts and contributions as SIG-06 Chair (Special Education)

photo of Stephen Bauer

Stephen Bauer, PhD
For his efforts and contributions as SIG-07 Chair (Technology Transfer)

photo of Michael Babinec

Michael Babinec, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP
For his efforts and contributions as SIG-09 Chair (Wheeled Mobility & Seating)

photo of Robert Van Etten

Robert Van Etten, ME, BSE, ATP
For his efforts and contributions as SIG-11 Chair (Computer Applications)

photo of Gary Downey

Gary Downey, PE, ATP, CPE
For his efforts and contributions as SIG-14 Chair (Job Accommodation and Ergonomics)

photo of Mark Ravenscraft

Mark Ravenscraft
For his efforts and contributions as SIG-21 Co-Chair (Telerehabilitation)

photo of Shelley Santrach

Shelley A. Santrach, BS, EE
For her efforts and contributions as SIG-21 Co-Chair (Telerehabilitation)

photo of Mary Baxter

Mary (Francie) F. Baxter, PhD, OTR, ATP
For her efforts and contributions as PSG3 Chair (Occupational Therapists)

photo of Katya Hill

Katya Hill, PhD, CCC-SLP
For her efforts and contributions as PSG6 Chair (Speech Language Pathologists)

photo of Kathleen Laurin

Kathleen Laurin, PhD, CRC
For her efforts and contributions as PSG7 Chair (Educators)

photo of Michael J. Lawler

Michael J. Lawler, MS, ATP
For his efforts and contributions as PSG7 Chair (Educators)

photo of Cathy Bodine

Cathy Bodine, PhD, CCC-SLP
For her efforts and contributions as a RESNA Board Member

photo of Ron Boninger

Ron Boninger
For his efforts and contributions as a RESNA Board Member

photo of Rory A. Cooper

Rory A. Cooper, PhD
For his efforts and contributions as a RESNA Board Member, Nominating Committee Chair, and RESNA President

photo of Jeffrey Jutai

Jeffrey Jutai, PhD, C.Psych
For his efforts and contributions as a RESNA Board Member, Editor-in-Chief of Assistive Technology, AT Journal Board Committee Chair, and Publications Committee Chair

photo of Michelle Lange

Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP
For her efforts and contributions as a RESNA Board Member and RESNA Secretary

photo of James A. Lenker

James A. Lenker, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
For his efforts and contributions as a RESNA Board Member, Long-Range Planning Committee Vice-Chair, and RESNA Member at Large

photo of Thomas E. Stripling

Thomas E. Stripling
For his efforts and contributions as a RESNA Board Member

photo of David C. Wilkie

David C. Wilkie, EBS, BFA, ATP
For his efforts and contributions as a RESNA Board Member, Finance Committee Chair, and RESNA Treasurer

photo of Christine L. Appert

Christine L. Appert, EdD, ATP
For her efforts and contributions as Professional Standards Board Chair

photo of Peter Axelson

Peter Axelson, MSME, ATP, RET
For his efforts and contributions as Technical Standards Board Chair

photo of Barbara Crane

Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP
For her efforts and contributions as Conference and Meetings Committee Chair

photo of Brian Fay

Brian Fay, PhD
For his efforts and contributions as Membership Committee Chair

photo of Shirley Fitzgerald

Shirley Fitzgerald, PhD
For her efforts and contributions as Research Committee Chair

photo of Glenn Hedman

Glenn Hedman, PE, ATP, RET
For his efforts and contributions as Awards Committee Chair, Ethics Committee Chair, Long-Range Planning Committee Chair, Bylaws Committee Chair, and President-Elect

photo of David L. Jaffe

David L. Jaffe, MS
For his efforts and contributions as Awards Committee Chair

photo of Kay Ellen Koch

Kay Ellen Koch, OTR/L, ATP
For her efforts and contributions as Education Committee Chair

photo of Gregory McGrew

Gregory McGrew, ME, ATP, RET
For his efforts and contributions as PSB Ex-Officio Representative

photo of Marcia J. Scherer

Marcia J. Scherer, PhD, MPH, FACRM
For her efforts and contributions as Consumer Affairs Committee Chair

photo of Peter Axelson

Peter Axelson, MSME, ATP, RET
For the leadership, support, dedication, and passion of the RESNA Coding Initiative, a volunteer activity of 51 individuals from 26 companies


Distinguished Service Award

Recognizes RESNA members for their sustained contributions and service to the organization

photo of Stephen Sprigle

Stephen Sprigle, PhD, PT
For his vision and efforts in creating and maintaining - for over a decade - the original RESNA listserv

photo of Lawrence Pencak

Lawrence Pencak
For his service to RESNA as Executive Director since 2000


Rookie Award

Recognizes a new member who has made significant contributions, provided leadership, and made an impact to RESNA

photo of Lisa K. Simone

Lisa K. Simone, PhD
For her many contributions to RESNA during the first two years of her membership

photo of Jamie Arasz Prioli

Jamie Arasz Prioli, BSc, ATP
For her many contributions to RESNA during the first three years of her membership


Mentor Award

Recognizes a RESNA member or group of members who have influenced, counseled, and nurtured others in the the fields of rehabilitation engineering or assistive technology

photo of Stephen Sprigle

Stephen Sprigle, PhD, PT
For his impact as a mentor on a generation of engineers, clinicians, and researchers

photo of Charles J. Robinson

Charles J. Robinson, ScD, PE
For his devoted mentoring of students and colleagues over the years


RESNA Fellow Award

Recognizes a member who has made long term and substantial contributions to the fields of rehabilitation or assistive technology as well as significant contributions to RESNA

photo of William A. Peterson, MS

William A. Peterson, MS
For a lifetime of work in many capacities in rehabilitation, his support of RESNA, and as a role model for people with disabilities

photo of David F. Law

David F. Law, Jr.
For his inventiveness, hands-on clinical service approach, and many contributions to RESNA over the years


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