The DRI International Honor Roll Award

The DRI International Honor Roll Award was created to honor individual Certified Professionals who have:

  • Demonstrated exceptional service to DRI International and materially contributed to the growth and reputation of DRI, or
  • Made a significant and lasting impact on the field of business continuity, disaster recovery or a closely related risk management field through their professional accomplishments, and
  • Earned the respect and admiration of their professional colleagues and
  • Served the profession over an extended period of time.

The award recipient is selected by the DRI International Board of Directors. It is presented at the Annual DRI Business Continuity Conference as a part of the Awards of Excellence Gala. The recipient will receive:

  • Recognition as guest of honor at the Conference Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala
  • A personalized award to take home and showcase your recognition
  • A place on the DRI International historic Honor Roll Plaque, which is displayed in the DRI Office.
Past Honorees include:
  • 2019: AnneMarie Staley
  • 2018: Al Berman
  • 2016: Bobby Williams
  • 2015: Barney Pelant
  • 2014: Raymond Seid
  • 2012: Jorge Escalera
  • 2011: Melissa Smith
  • 2010: Carol Chia
  • 2009: Harley Lemons
  • 2008: Paul Thomas
  • 2007: Richard Arnold