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Volunteer Exceptional Service Award (VESA)

PRESENTED DURING

The USTA Annual Meeting & Conference

 

HISTORY

This award, proposed by the USTA Awards Committee and approved by the Board of Directors in 2014, recognizes national committee members who have made exceptional contributions above and beyond expected committee work.

 

ELIGIBILITY 

Any current USTA National Committee member who has served for:

  • Up to ten years of service
  • Ten or more years of service. 

Nominees not previously chosen may be resubmitted.

 

CRITERIA 

Nominees must be current National Volunteers.

Nominees may be individuals who have served for an extended period in a key volunteer role, or those who have made a significant contribution by leading a specific and important project, or those who have served in multiple roles with great distinction.

Volunteer Exceptional Service Award

Nominations may be made only by current USTA Council Chairs.  Each nominator may make a maximum of one nomination.

 

SELECTION PROCESS 

Candidates shall be nominated by Committee Chairs. Each nominator may make only one nomination for each VESA category. 

 

TIMETABLE

Follows the Spring Awards Timetable. See Awards homepage for standard timelines.

 

CONTACT 

Christine Castro, Staff Member, USTA Awards Committee

 

PAST WINNERS

 

YEAR     RECIPIENT

 

2016      Charlotte Johnson1, Jeff Baill2

2017      Allen Kiel1, Richard Chang2

2018      Steve Gerdes1, Roshan Rajkumar2

2019      Bob Ingersole1, Carlos Cruz-Aedo2

 

 

1     10+ years of service

2     Up to 10 years of service



See Local Awards