He put in many volunteer hours behinds the scenes, she made herself available by traveling long distances, he has a great understanding of the technical aspects of judging, she gives countless hours of her personal time for the betterment of IAC, his products and services have been a tremendous benefit to aerobatics, and he has coached and mentored pilots at contests and on practice days.
Do these people sound like someone you know and would like to have recognized for their contribution to the sport of aerobatics? This is an excellent opportunity to give recognition to an outstanding IAC member who spends their valuable time volunteering for the benefit of many by nominating them for the annual Non-Flying Awards.
To make an on-line nomination go to: www.iac.org/legacy/non-flying-awards. You can nominate your fellow IAC'ers for one of the five non-flying awards listed;
Frank Price Cup - Purpose of the award is to recognize the person who has contributed the most to the sport of aerobatics in the previous year.
Robert L. Heuer Award for Judging Excellence - Member Sam Burgess of San Antonio, Texas conceived the idea for presenting a trophy to the outstanding aerobatic judge each year.
Kathy Jaffe Volunteer Award - This award recognizes an outstanding volunteer during the previous year.
Harold E. Neumann Award for Outstanding Contribution as a Chief Judge - The family of Harold E. Neumann has provided the permanent trophy in 1998 to recognize the outstanding chief judge.
Curtis Pitts Memorial Trophy - The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding contribution to aerobatics through product design.
A detailed description of all the non-flying awards can be found here: https://www.iac.org/legacy/non-flying-awards
Deadline is June 1, 2018 for nominations of volunteers who will be recognized for their efforts in the 2017 flying season.
Patty Anderson, IAC Awards Chair