Awarded as merited to an individual who has demonstrated singular dedication, service, and leadership to the electric utility industry. The person must be active in the field at the time of the award. This award is conferred at the RMEL Fall Executive Leadership and Management Convention in September.

Past Recipients




2019 Betsy Coppock Xcel Energy
2019 Joshua Jones PacifiCorp
2018 Steven Cobb SRP
2018 David Tomczyszyn
Austin Energy
2017  Michael Brumage Zachry Group
2017 Jeff Karloff Omaha Public Power District
2017 Robert Kondziolka SRP
2016 Jedd J. Fischer Nebraska Public Power District
2016 Bob Hess SRP
2016 Mike Morris Zachry Engineering Corporation
2016 Keith Malmedal NEI Electric Power Engineering, Inc.
2015 John Bleem Platte River Power Authority
2015 Robert Harris Western Area Power Administration
2015  Delvin Worley Holy Cross Energy
2013 Thomas Yohn Xcel Energy 
2012 Tim Meeks U.S. Dept. of Energy 
2011 David Areghini SRP
2010 Milton Lee CPS Energy
2007 Tom Lockhart Pacificorp
2004    Kurt Yeager     EPRI