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Certificates of Appreciation

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RESNA Certificates of Appreciation

RESNA Certificates of Appreciation recognize members or non-members for special one-time activities benefiting either RESNA or the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering.

Year Awarded
Awardees
 
2020
Leah Hagedorn, PhD
 
 
 
Richard C. Simpson, PhD, ATP
 
 
 
 
 
S. Fiona Bessey-Bushnell, MA, MS, OTR/L, ATP
 
 
 
 
 
Roger O. Smith, PhD, OT, FAOTA, RESNA Fellow
 
 
 
 
2019
Seanna Kringen, MS
John Anschutz, ATP, RET
David Ross, MSEE, MEd
Doug Gayton, MMM, CD, ATP, RESNA Fellow
Vince Schiappa, MS
Cher Smith, MSc, OT, Reg (NS)
Maureen Linden, MS
Roger Smith, PhD, OT, FAOTO, RESNA Fellow
 
2018
Nathan Moon, PhD
James Lenker, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Joseph Lane, MBPA
Meghan Donahue, MA, ATP
Maureen Linden, MA
Ray Grott, MA, ATP, RET
Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP
Doug Rakoski, OTD
Meghan Donahue, MA, ATP
Nathan Moon, PhD
Heidi Koester, PhD
John Anschutz, ATP, RET
Ray Grott, MA, ATP, RET
Mary Ellen Buning, PhD, OTR/L, ATP/SMS
 
2017
Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP/SMS
Anne Cronin, PhD, OTR/L
Julie Piriano, PT, ATP/SMS
Matthew Press, OT, ATP
Rajesh Pagadala, MSBME, ATP, RET
Glenn Hedman
David Mahilo
Jaime McGuire
Sid Roslund
Larry Schneider
Ray Grott, MA, ATP, RET
Mary Ellen Buning, PhD, OTR/L, ATP/SMS
Doug Rakoski, OTD, OTR/L, ATP
Emma Smith, MScOT, ATP/SMS
Heidi Koester, PhD
Maureen Linden, MS
Meghan Donahue, MS, ATP
Nathan Moon, PhD
Rajesh Pagadala, MSBME, ATP, RET
Roger O. Smith, PhD, OT, FAOTA, FESNA Fellow
 
2016
Denis Anson, MS, OTR
Jaime Arasz Prioli, ATP
Patricia Bahr, MSE, ATP, RET
Anne Cronin, PhD, OTR/L
Maureen Linden, MS
Alex Mihailidis, PhD, P.Eng
Cindi Pichler, ATP, CRC
Mary Alexlson
David Brienxa, PhD
Kimberly Bruksch
Chris Weyl
Emma M. Smith, MScOT, ATP/SMS
David McNaughton, PhD
 
2015
Meghan Donahue, MS, ATP
Patricia Karg, MSBME
Heidi Horstmann Koester, PhD
Lauren Rosen, PT, MPT, MSM, ATP/SMS
Maria Luisa Toro, MS
David McNaughton, PhD
Erica Kuliogowski, PhD
Alexandra Enders, OTR/L
Marc Krizack, JD
Rajesh Pagadala, MSBME, ATP, RET
Tynee Ruedas
Maria Luisa Toro, MS
Jerry Weisman, MSME, ATP, RET
Jaclyn Wilsey, ATP
Patricia A. Bahr, MSE, ATP, RET
Mark I. Bresler, MS, BME, PE, ATP
Brian Burkhardt, MSEE, ATP
Carmen P. DiGiovine, PhD, RET, ATP/SMS
Meghan Donahue, MS, ATP
Joseph Klaesner, PhD
Rajesh Pagadala, MSBME, ATP, RET
Mark I. Bresler, MS, BME, PE, ATP
Dawn Waller, ATP
Maria Luisa Toro, MS
Marcia Moore, PT, DPT, ATP
Catherine Sweeney-Thompson, PT, ATP/SMS
Michael Rozaeski, ATP
 
2014
Patricia Bahr, MSE, ATP, RET
Jennifer Boger, PEng, MASc, BASc
Mary Ellen Buning, PhD, OTR/L, ATP/SMS
Steven M. Dahling, ATP
Brad E. Dicianno, MD
Carmen DiGiovine, PhD, ATP/SMS, RET
Ray Grott, ATP, RET (2)
Joe Hurley
Marc Krizack
Jim Lenker, PhD
Clayton Lewis, PhD
Jenny Lieberman, MSOTR/L, ATP
Alex Mihailidis, PhD, PEng
Karen Milchus, MS
Nathan W. Moon, PhD
Amy Morgan, PT, ATP
Michael Murphy
Jamie Arasz Prioli, BSc, ATP
Frank Puckett, PhD
Amanda Reinsfelder, MS, ATP
Romich Foundation
Lauren Rosen, PT, MPT, MSMS, ATP/SMS
Paul Schwartz, MSIE, ATP, RET (2)
Richard Simpson, PhD, ATP (2)
James R. Stachowiak, MSE, ATP
Greg Stowell, ATP
Casmir Usiatynski
Jerry Weisman, MSME, ATP, RET
Wade Wingler
 
2013
Gina Bertocci, PhD, PE
Michael Boyce, BS
Evan W. Call, MS, CSM-NRM
Alan Cantor, MA
Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP/SMS
Gerry Dickerson, CRTS, ATP
Carmen DiGiovine, PhD, ATP/SMS, RET
Doug Gayton, ATP
Lynn Gitlow, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Edwina Juillet
Patricia Karg, MSBME
R. Lee Kirby, MD, FRCPC
Miriam A. Manary, MSE
John N. McGovern, JD
Celene Moorer, MS, ATP
Mary O'Connell, BSPT, ATP/SMS
Mitch Oliver
Julie Piriano, PT, ATP/SMS
Larry Rechlin, PT, DPT, ATP
Mark Schmeler, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Lawrence W. Schneider, BSE, MSE, PhD
Denise Barton Schuler, MS, ATP
Edward Steinfeld, D. Arch, AIA (2)
Heamchand Subryan, M. Arch, MFA
Stephen Sundarrao, MSME, ATP, RET
Fred Tchang, BSE, ATP
Richard Thesing
 
2012
Stephen Bauer, PhD
Mark Bresler, MS, BME, PE
Mary Ellen Buning, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Rory Cooper, PhD
Steven Dahling, ATP (2)
Ray Grott, ATP, RET
David L. Jaffe, MS
Donna L. Kelly, MA, OTR/L
Heidi Horstmann Koester, PhD (2)
Greg McGrew, BSME, MEBME
Alex Mihailidis, PhD, P.Eng
Rajesh Pagadala, MSBME, ATP, RET
Jamie Prioli, ATP
Lauren Rosen, PT, MPT, MSMS, ATP/SMS
Caren Sax, EdD, CRC
Bill Scott
Roger O. Smith, PhD, OT, FAOTA
Ed Steinfeld, D. Arch., AIA
Tom Stripling, PT
Jerry Weisman, MSME, ATP, RET
Amos Winter, PhD
 
2011
Denise Axelson
Michael A. Babinec, BS, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP
Jennifer N. Boger, MASc(Eng)
Elizabeth Cole, BA, MSPT
Linda Elsaesser, PT, ATP
Kay Ellen Koch, OTR/L, ATP
Lori Nicolini, PT, ATP
Jamie Arasz Prioli, ATP
Frank D. Puckett, PhD, CRC, ATP
Sue Redepenning, OTR/L, CDRS
Lauren Rosen, PT, MPT, MSMS, ATP
 
2010
Christine Appert, EdD, ATP
Peter Axelson, MSME, ATP, RET
Patti Bahr, MSE, ATP, RET
Stephen M. Bauer, PhD
Jennifer Boger, MASc (2)
John Brabyn, PhD
Mary Ellen Buning, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Alan Cantor, MA
Linda-Jeanne Elsaesser, PT, ATP
Tony Gentry, PhD, OTR/L
Dianne Goodwin, MEBME, ATP
Ray Grott, MA, ATP, RET (2)
Glenn Hedman, PE, CPE, ATP, RET
Katya Hill, PhD, CCC-SLP (2)
Seanna Kringen
Edmund F. LoPresti, PhD
Greg McGrew, BSME, MEBME (2)
Alex Mihailidis, PhD, PEng
Ashli M. Molinero, DSc (2)
Anita Perr, MA, OT, ATP
Jamie Arasz Prioli, BSc, ATP (2)
Sue Redpenning, OTR/L, CDRS
Linda van Roosmalen, PhD, ISDA (2)
Lauren Rosen, PT, MPT, ATP (2)
Paul J. Schwartz, MSIE, ATP, RET
Katherine D. Seelman, PhD
Aaron Steinfeld, PhD
Jerry Weisman, MSME, ATP, RET (2)
Therese Willkomm, PhD, ATP
 
2009
Mala Aaronson, OTR/L, CRTS
Juergen Babirad, MSA, ATP, CDRS
Stephen M. Bauer, PhD
Amy Baxter, ME, PT, ATP
Theresa F. Berner, MOT, OTR/L, ATP
Cathy Bodine, PhD, CCC-SLP
Alisa Brownlee, ATP
Mary Ellen Buning, PhD, OTR/L, ATP (2)
Mary Alice Cafiero, MSOT/L, ATP
Alan Cantor, MA
Elizabeth W. Cole, MSPT
James R. Conwell, ATP, CRTS
A. Lynne Deese, MA, ATP
Carmen P. DiGiovine, PhD, ATP, RET
Trevor A. Dyson-Hudson, MD
Jennifer A. Hutson, MS, OTR/L, ATP
David L. Jaffe, MS
Carrie Kane, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP
Elizabeth Leef
Robert A. Macko, ATP
Alex Mihailidis, PhD, PEng
Miriam A. Manary, MSE
Jean L. Minkel, PT, ATP
Mary M. O'Connell, PT, ATP
Carol A. Page O'Day, PhD, CCC-SLP, ATP
Jon Pearlman, PhD
Carolyn P. Phillips, ATP
Cindi L. Pichler, MS, CRC, ATP (2)
Julie Piriano, PT, ATP
Trina J. Puddefoot, PT, MS, PCS, AT
Faith Saftler Savage, PT, ATP
Mark R. Schmeler, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Kirk Siqveland
Brenda A. Sposato, MEBME, ATP
Stephen Sprigle, PhD
James R. Stachowiak, MSE, ATP
Jodie Stogner, PT, ATP
Stephen Sundarrao, MS, ATP, RET
Fred Tchang, ATP
Jeannette Van Houten, MEd, ATP
David C. Wilkie, EBS, BFA, ATP
Joy Smiley Zabala, MEd, ATP
 
2008
Denis Anson, MS, OTR
Steven Barber
Peggy Barker, MS, ATP
Cathy Bodine, PhD, CCC-SLP
John A. Brabyn, PhD (2)
Carrie M. Bruce, MA, CCC-SLP, ATP
Donna Case, PhD, OT
Elizabeth Cole, MSPT
Kevin M. Caves, ME, ATP, RET
Laura J. Cohen, PT, PhD, ATP
Rory A. Cooper, PhD
Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP
Gerry Dickerson, ATS, CRTS
W. Thomas Edwards, PhD
Tony Gentry, PhD, OTR/L
Dianne Goodwin
Ray Grott, MA, ATP, RET
Glenn Hedman, MS, PE, ATP, RET
David L. Jaffe, MS
Jongbae Kim, PhD
Daniel P. Knowland III, OTR/L
Kay Ellen Koch, OTR/L, ATP
Michelle L. Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP
James Lenker, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Maureen A. Linden, MSBME
Alex Mihailidis, PhD, PEng
Mohsen Makhsous, PhD
Melissa K. McAvoy, BA, BS
Karen L. Milchus, MS, ATP
Michael Papp, MS, BME
Jessica Presperin Pedersen, OTR, MBA, ATP (2)
Faith Saftler Savage, PT, ATP
Katherine D. Seelman, PhD
Mark R. Schmeler, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Todd D. Schwanke, MSE, ATP
Richard C. Simpson, PhD, ATP
Molly F. Story, MS
Susan Johnson Taylor, OTR/L
Robert L. Todd, MS
Gerald Weisman, MSME, ATP, RET
David C. Wilkie, EBS, BFA, ATP
Therese Willkomm, PhD, ATP
 
2007
Julianna Arva, MS, ATP
Glen Ashlock, MS, ATP
Kendra Betz, MS, PT
Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP
Kimberly Davis, MSPT, ATP
Gerry Dickerson, ATS, CRTS
Ken Kozole, BSME, OTR
Michelle L. Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP
Jamie Noon
Tina Roesler, PT, MS, ABDA
Katherine D. Seelman, PhD
Richard C. Simpson, PhD, ATP
Paul J. Schwartz, MSIE, ATP, RET, CPE
Mark R. Schmeler, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Brenda Sposato, MEBME, ATP
Barbara Sweet-Michaels, OTR, ATP
Kelly Waugh, MA, PT
 
2006
Christine L. Appert, EdD, ATP
Peter Axelson, MSME, ATP, RET (2)
Michael Babinec, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP
Stephen Bauer, PhD
Mary (Francie) F. Baxter, PhD, OTR, ATP
Cathy Bodine, PhD, CCC-SLP
Ron Boninger
Carrie M. Bruce, MA, CCC-SLP, ATP
Alan Cantor, MA
Donna Case, PhD, OT
Rory Cooper, PhD
Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP
Gary Downey, PE, ATP, CPE
Brian Fay, PhD
Shirley Fitzgerald, PhD
Glenn Hedman, PE, ATP, RET
Katya Hill, PhD, CCC-SLP
David L. Jaffe, MS
Jeffrey Jutai, PhD, C.Psych
Kay Ellen Koch, OTR/L, ATP
Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP
Kathleen Laurin, PhD, CRC
Michael J. Lawler, MS, ATP
James A. Lenker, PhD, OTR/L, ATP
Gregory W. McGrew, ME, ATP, RET
Mark Ravenscraft
Shelley A. Santrach, BS, EE
Marcia J. Scherer, PhD, MPH, FACRM
Thomas E. Stripling
Robert Van Etten, ME, BSE, ATP
David C. Wilkie, EBS, BFA, ATP
 
2005
Jimmy Abbas, PhD
Kim Adams, MSc, EE, ATP
Christine Appert, EdD ATP
Michael Babinec, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP
Adrienne F. Bergen, PT, ATP/S
Kendra Betz, PT
Mike Boninger, MD
Ron Boninger
Carrie Brown, PhD
Kevin Caves, ATP, RET
Susan Christie, PT, ATP
Laura J. Cohen, PT, PhD, ATP (2)
Elizabeth Cole, MSPT
Dana Corfield
Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP
Kimberly A. Davis, MSPT, ATP
Gerry Dickerson, ATS, CRTS
Doran Edwards, MD
Linda-Jeanne Elsaesser, PT, ATP
Jan Furumasu, PT, ATP
Margo Holm, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, ABDA
Syd Gubin, ATP, ATS
Ed Irwin, BS, BME
Jeff Jutai, PhD, CPsych
David Kreutz, PT, ATP
Ziggi Landsman
Barbara Levy, PT, ATP
Dan Lipka, M. Ed., OTR/L, ATS
Eva K. Ma, OTR, ATP, ABDA
Simon Margolis, CO, ATS, ATP
Cris Maurer, PT, ATP
Jean Minkel, PT
Pat Meeker, PT
Alex Mihailidis, PhD
Jill Monger, PT, MHS, ATP
Jessica Pedersen, MBA, OTR/L, ATP (2)
Anita Perr, MA, OT, ATP
Mark R. Schmeler, MS, OTR/L, ATP
Ron Schuchard, PhD
Kate Seelman, PhD
Mary Shea, OTR/L
Jill Sparacio, OTR/L, ATP, ABDA
Stephen Sprigle, PhD, PT
Molly Story
Thomas Stripling
H.F. Machiel (Mike) Van der Loos, PhD
Jerry Weisman, MSME, ATP, RET
David Wysocki, MS, OTR/L, ATP
 
2004
Glen Ashlock, MS, ATP
Mary Frances Baxter, MA, OTR, ATP
David Brienza, PhD
Kevin Caves, ATP, RET
Barbara Crane, PhD, PT, ATP
Gerry Dickerson, ATS, CRTS
John Ficarro, PhD
Ronny Gaal, PE
Marka Hayes
Jeff Jutai, PhD, CPsych
Ron Kocsis, OTR/L, ATP
Donal Lauderdale
Kathleen Laurin, PhD, CRC
Barbara Levy, PT, ATP
Edmund LoPresti, PhD
Alex Mihailidis, PhD, PEng
Jeannie Minkel, MA, PT
Kathleen Riley, BS, PT, ATS
Paul Schwartz, MSIE, ATP, RET
Kirk Siqveland
Elden Wick, ATP
 
2001
Gregg Vanderheiden
 
2000
Mike Heckrotte
Linda Petty
 
1999
Peggy Barker
Janice Hunt Herman
Neil I. Levy
Jeff Symons
Richard C. Simpson
 
1998
Barry Seeger
Lucy Spruill
Linda Szczepanski
Robert Weigle
 
1997
Stephen Berger
 
1996
Adrienne Bergen
Barbara Ketchum
Simon Levine
Simon Margolis
Mid Atlantic Regional Conference Local Committee:
Janice Hunt Herman
Knapp & Associates
Roger Smith
Kathleen Riley
Virginia Stern
 
1995
Al Cook
Rory A. Cooper
Cynthia Cress
Sue Hussey
Nancy Somerville
Stephen Sprigle
Dottie Wilson
 
1994
Judy Brewer
Les Ferguson
, Helen Hayes Hospital
Debbie Field
Stephen Naumann
Magdalena Ramirez
, Helen Hayes Hospital
Marian Sollazzo
 
1993
Sheila DeLany
David Miller
Dennis Smeage
Tamara Sowell
Harmarville Rehabilitation Center
The Rehabilitation Institute of Pittsburgh
 
1992
Susan Goodman, recognized for TA Project
John Langstaff, recognized for Apple Canada
Ron Mighton, recognized for Apple Canada
Robert Williams, recognized for TA Project
 
1990
Tom Davies, PVA
Joe Traub
Apple
IBM
 
1988
Christine Thompson
Electronic Industries Foundation
Paralyzed Veterans Association
 
1987
Rita McGaughey
 
1985
Christine Thompson
 
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