Richard J. Barber
PTC Distinguished Service Award

Richard J. Barber

Photo courtesy of Lisa (Barber) Foxen

PTC established the Richard J. Barber PTC Distinguished Service Award to recognize the value of a member, staff person, or volunteer who has provided exceptional service to PTC over a significant period of time.

The award is named in honor of Richard J. Barber (1936–2014), PTC’s founding executive director.

Previous award recipients include William (Bill) Barney, Dick Barber, Bruce Drake, Chris Vonwiller, Meheroo Jussawalla, Dan J. Wedemeyer, Sharon Nakama, Robert Walp, Tara Giunta, John Hibbard, Klaus Gueldenpfennig, Tim Logue, Mark Hukill, Heather Hudson, and Dr. Elizabeth Fife.

2024 Award Nominations

If you’re interested in submitting a nominee, we encourage you to familiarize yourselves with the nomination guidelines and send in your nominations via email to honors@ptc.org no later than Friday, 6 October 2023.

Nomination Review Process

All nominations will undergo a meticulous review process by the PTC Honors Committee, which will then present their recommendations to PTC’s Board of Governors for final approval.

The chosen awardee will be announced during the PTC’24 Awards Ceremony, scheduled to take place in Honolulu on Wednesday, 24 January 2024.

2024 AWARD RECIPIENT

At PTC’24, PTC presented the 2024 Richard J. Barber PTC Distinguished Service Award to Richard Taylor.

2021 Award Recipient

The 2021 Richard J. Barber PTC Distinguished Service Award will be presented during PTC’21: New Realities in January 2021.

The award includes high-profile recognition at PTC’s Annual Conference along with a certificate and gift.

Nominations

To nominate a deserving individual for the 2021 Richard J. Barber PTC Distinguished Service Award, please review the nomination guidelines and email your submission (500-word maximum) to awards@ptc.org.

PTC Members are encouraged to nominate a fellow member, staff person, or volunteer for this prestigious award.

Deadline to nominate: Friday, 16 October 2020.

Nomination Review Process

Nominations are vetted by the PTC Awards Committee, which makes a recommendation to the Board of Governors for approval.

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