Volunteer of the Year

Playing an Integral Role

Every year, more than 300 AUTM members donate time and expertise to the Association. These volunteers serve on committees, task forces and the AUTM Board of Directors as members, chairs and officers. Volunteers play an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the Association and help chart the future of academic technology transfer. AUTM gratefully recognizes the dedication of its volunteers with awards. AUTM’s Volunteer of the Year Award, is the highest honor awarded annually, and recognizes leadership and outstanding contributions to the Association.

Evaluation Criteria
  • Attendance in committee meetings and conference calls
  • Active participation in committee and volunteer activities, and the conceptualization and execution of innovative ideas
  • A demonstrated passion for the profession
  • A positive attitude
  • The recruitment and encouragement of other members

Recipients

2018

Audit Committee

2017

Stephen Auvil

2016

Peter C. Gonczlik, MBA, BSIE

2015

Hassan R. Naqvi

2014

Monya Dunlap

2013

Michael Waring

2012

Nicole Baute Honoree

2011

Alan R. Bentley
Yatin S. Karpe

2010

Frances Galvin
Jennifer Gottwald
Sally Hines
Joshua Powers
Laura Savatski
Stephen Susalka
Jude Wilkinson