Donor Recruiter of the Year Award
Donor Recruiter of the Year Award was established in 1982 to recognize an outstanding donor recruiter in the blood banking industry.
Nominee must have two years of donor recruitment experience and have developed and implemented a new strategy or program resulting in the achievement of collection goals.
2018 Donor Recruiter of the Year Award
Elizabeth Morales, South Texas Blood & Tissue Center
Collections Team Member Award
The Collections Team Member Award was introduced in 2013 to recognize the valuable role collections plays in the donor experience.
Nominee must have two years of donor services experience and have direct responsibility for blood or platelet-pheresis collections, with a demonstrated willingness to exceed organizational requirements.
Leader of the Year Awards
The Rolf Kovenetsky Leader of the Year Awards were established to recognize outstanding supervisors, managers or directors in both recruitment and collections.
Nominee must have worked for a minimum of two years as a leader in either donor recruitment, marketing/PR or donor collections.
2018 Rolf Kovenetsky Leader of the Year Award - Collections Supervisor, Manager or Director
Aubrey Oyler, United Blood Services
2018 Rolf Kovenetsky Leader of the Year Award - Recruitment Supervisor, Manager or Director
Karen Muscolino, New York Blood Center
Nominee must have been a member of ADRP for a minimum of five years and their contribution must have had an impact on the association and the industry.
2018 Ron Franzmeier Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Aissa Martin, American Red Cross
Ronald O. Gilcher, MD Award was established in 2004 in honor of the former President, CEO, and Chief Medical Officer of the Oklahoma Blood Institute.
Nominee must hold or have held, in the past two years, a senior executive position within a blood center and made significant contributions to the industry both within his or her organization and in wider capacities.
Media Partner Award
The Media Partner Award was established in 2003 to recognize the support of media in recruiting donors. As partners, the recruiter and representatives of the media work in concert to educate the general public of the daily need for donors of all types.
Nominees must demonstrate consistent support throughout the year and sponsor an annual or bi-annual event on a large scale with blood drives or other donation events.
Humanitarian Service Award
The Humanitarian Service Award recognizes a community organization that encourages the spirit of volunteerism.
Nominees may include a civic or faith group, or a partnership focused on special recruitment efforts such as minority, youth or O negative recruitment.
2018 Media Partner Award
Nominated by SunCoast Blood Bank
2018 Humanitarian Service Award
Father Richard Augustyn, Kaleida Health System
Nominated by Unyts
Blood Drive Awards
The Blood Drive Award is given to organizations that establish blood donation as a priority, either within an organization or in the community. Awards will be given in two categories: most creative and most productive.
2018 Blood Drive Award - Most Creative
Cathy Flores, Northern AZ Volunteer Medical Corp.
Nominated by United Blood Services
2018 Blood Drive Award - Most Productive
Janet Rewolinski, RN, Aurora Health Care, Inc.
Nominated by BloodCenter of Wisconsin
School Blood Drive Award
The School Blood Drive Award is given to a high school or college that has shown an exceptional commitment to establishing blood donation as a priority among its students.