Chapter Awards

Flanigan Award

(Established June 1992)

The Member of the Year Competition encourages keener participation in chapter activities by all members. Members of the Dallas Fort Worth Area Chapter, except officers and directors, are eligible to be nominated. The award will be presented each May to a member whose activity in the Dallas Forth Worth Area Chapter is judged to have been most outstanding during the year.

Directors and Officers will nominate and vote on members for the contest at the April meeting of the Board of Directors. Consideration will be given to the following areas for the nomination:

a) Attendance at chapter, regional and national meetings
b) Sponsorship of new members
c) Written material submitted to the Chapter
d) Speeches delivered for the IMA
e) Active participation as an associate director
f) Contribution to chapter spirit and attitude

Award recipients:

2015 - 2017  No awards were issued.
2014 – 2015  C. D. Allen
2013 – 2014  Drew Mohr
2012 – 2013  Don Burg
2011 – 2012  Cynthia Kelly
2010 – 2011  Debbie Vanicek
2009 – 2010  Debbie Vanicek
2008 – 2009  Christine Cohen
2007 – 2008  Melissa Quintantilla
2006 – 2007  No award presented
2005 – 2006  No award presented
2004 – 2005  Jack Jennings
2003 – 2004  Tommy Davis
2002 – 2003  James Barker
2001 – 2002  Stephanie Cole
2000 – 2001  Elaine McReynolds
1999 – 2000  Hong Tran
1998 – 1999  MaryValerie (Kuttin) Reeves
1997 – 1998  Danny Fuller
1996 – 1997  Dora Millhouse
1995 – 1996  Phoebe Stevens
1994 – 1995  Richard Paul
1993 – 1994  Tommy Harris
1992 – 1993  Nina (Wolanski) Russo

The Clarence Dunning “Bite The Bullet” Leadership Award

Established by Clarence Dunning, it is a silver bullet, suspended on a chain that can be worn around the neck.

Symbol Of: The officer or director, excluding the President, who takes the responsibility of his or her job with strong individual interpretation, courageous use of innovative techniques, and unusual leadership qualities, and successfully accomplishes said responsibility.

Award recipients:

2015 – 2017  No awards were issued.
2014 – 2015  Adrien Dubourg, Director - Academic Relations
2013 – 2014  Christina Romero, Membership and Marketing Team Lead
2012 – 2013  Adrien Dubourg, Director - Academic Relations
2011 – 2012  Patrick Tam, Director - Young Professionals
2010 – 2011  Patrick Tam, Director - Young Professionals
2009 – 2010  Mary Ann Markowitz, Education Team Lead
2008 – 2009  Ron Schmidt, Dir. Academic Rel. & Certification
2007 – 2008  Mark Loughran, Director of Newsletter
2006 – 2007  No award presented
2005 – 2006  Tommy Davis, Director of Newsletter
2004 – 2005  Kay Bratcher, VP of Administration
2003 – 2004  Pat Beaty, Asst. Director of Member Attendance
2002 – 2003  Alan Teich, Director of Newsletter
2001 – 2002  Mary Ann Markowitz, VP of Education
2000 – 2001  Leah Prince, Secretary

The Cecil M. Baugh Fur-Lined Pot Award

Established by the late Cecil M. Baugh, it is a fur-lined pot that is passed on from the previous holder each year, along with a plaque that the award recipient keeps as a symbol of the award.

Symbol Of: The Past President with the most outstanding service to the Chapter.

Award recipients:

2015 – 2017  No awards were issued.
2014 – 2015  Jimmie Smith
2013 – 2014  MaryValerie Reeves
2012 – 2013  Jimmie Smith
2011 – 2012  Jimmie Smith
2010 – 2011  Jimmie Smith
2009 – 2010  Jimmie Smith
2008 – 2009  Jimmie Smith
2007 – 2008  Mary Ann Markowitz
2006 – 2007  No award presented
2005 – 2006  Kelley Benson
2004 – 2005  Terri Woodlee
2003 – 2004  MaryValerie (Kuttin) Reeves
2002 – 2003  Kelley Benson
2001 – 2002  Mary Ann Markowitz
2000 – 2001  Dave Stockwell
1999 – 2000  MaryValerie (Kuttin) Reeves
1998 – 1999  Elaine McReynolds
1997 – 1998  Tommy Harris

Membership Attendance Recognition

Regular attendance is important to the continued growth and success of the Dallas Fort Worth Area Chapter. The ONE HUNDRED PERCENT designation is the official and public means of recognizing this achievement by its members.

The names of those members who have maintained perfect attendance during the preceding calendar year or longer are listed below.

Eligibility:
Membership in the Institute of Management Accountants at the beginning of the chapter year; and (2) attendance at nine regular meetings beginning in August. (Missed meetings may be recovered by evidence of attendance at a professional development seminar, a regular meeting of another chapter, a Texas Council meeting, completion of an IMA self study course or attendance at the IMA Annual Conference.)

100% Attendance Recognition:
The Dallas Fort Worth Area Chapter proudly recognizes the following members who have maintained perfect attendance for at least one year:

MaryValerie Reeves  (25 years)
Stephanie Carpenter  (7 years)
James C. (Jimmie) Smith  (7 years)
Debbie Vanicek  (5 years)
Drew Mohr  (2 years)
Don Burg  (1 year)
Nikki Thirasant-Meyer  (1 year)