Outstanding Associate Award

 The MIPE Outstanding Associate Award is presented to a vendor member who has made exceptional contributions to the organization throughout the year.

To nominate someone for MIPE Outstanding Associate:

1. Download a nomination form, fill out and send to
124 N Charles Avenue, Villa Park, IL 60181

or

2. Fill out our online nomination form

Past MIPE Outstanding Associate Award Winners

2018 – Brian Hissem  Advanced Turf Solutions

2017 – Peter Liakouras Russo Power Equipment
2016 – Michelle Kelly and Heath Wright, Upland Design
2015 – Norm Kleber, DeWitt
2013 – Sharon Riesenbach, Waupaca Sand
2012 – Phil Graf, Graf Tree Care

2011 – Janet Dietz, Shemins Nursery

2010 – Whitey Anderson, Reinders

2009 – Lani McKinnon, Parkreation Inc.

2008 – John Anderson, Arthur Clesen

2006 – Dena (Zajdel) DiVincenzo, Waupaca Sand & Solutions

2005 – Whitey Anderson, TPEC

2004 – Robert C. Olsen, Olsen Distributing Corp

2003 – John Ophoff, Three Oaks Groundcovers

2002 – Mike Schram, Park & Recreation Supply

2001 – James Walsh, Sports Fields Inc

2000 – Dan Dalziel, 3D Design

1999 – Avery Harris, Lewis Equipment

1998 – Ruth Few, Corporate Fence

1997 – Lou DiMaggio, Ramrod/D&B Products

1996 – Bill Semple, Zenon Company

1995 – Steve Stewart, Chicago Turf & Irrigation

1994 – John Cederlund, Reil Construction

1993 – Terry Reese, Reese Recreation Products

1992 – Fred Opperman, Williamson Nursery

1991 – Vern Rascher, Roseman Tractor Equipment, Inc

1990 – John Riggs, Shemin Nursery

1989 – Reese Recreation Products

1988 – Avery Harris, Lewis International

1987 – Lou DiMaggio, D&B Products

1986 – Chuck Brumm, Camcor

1985 – Bob Baker, Arthur Clesen

1984 – Avery Harris, Rowland Equipment