Each year, ISPI presents three special honorary awards that recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their significant contributions to Human Performance Technology and to the Society itself. The awards are the Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award, the Distinguished Service Award, and the Honorary Life Member Award. As requested each year, the membership submits names of qualified individuals for consideration for the Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award, and the Distinguished Service Award. If you are interested in nominating an ISPI member, please email the following information to april@ispi.org:

  • Name of award
  • Name, telephone number, and email of nominee
  • Name and telephone number of nominator
  • Brief supporting information for the nominee

This year’s recipients were

  • Honorary Life Member: Mariano Bernardez, CPT, PhD
  • Thomas F. Gilbert Distinguished Professional Achievement Award: Allison Rossett, CPT, EdD, and Ken Silber, CPT, PhD
  • Distinguished Service Award: Charline Wells, CPT

The deadline to receive nominations is September 16, 2011. For more detailed information on the guidelines used for selecting individuals to receive these awards, click here.