Award winners receive a complimentary registration to annual ADRP conference, a commemorative award and recognition at the conference, on the website and in The Drop . The nominating organization agrees to provide transportation and lodging at conference for award winner (s). Finalists may be asked for additional supporting information from the awards committee during the selection process.
You must be an ADRP subscriber to be eligible to nominate or win an award.
Take a look at the winners from 2020 below. 2021 submission period is now closed.
Nominations are now closed for 2021.
Ron Franzmeier Award
Ron Franzmeier Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 1991 to honor the former Vice President of The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin after he died unexpectedly at the age of 46.
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.
Ronald O. Gilcher, MD Award
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.
Nomi nee 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.
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 .
SCHOOL BLOOD DRIVE AWARD
ADRP VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD
The ADRP Volunteer of the Year Award is given to an individual who has demonstrated a high level of service to ADRP, the development of the association and its subscribers.
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.
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, and directors in both recruitment and collections. Nominee must have worked for a minimum of two years as a leader in either donor recruitment, marketing, public relations, or donor collections.
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.