DMEF Invites Nominations for 'Ed Mayer Award' for Educational Leadership; Mar. 15 Deadline
February 23, 2007 — The Board of Trustees of the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (DMEF) yesterday announced that is now accepting nominations for the 2007 DMEF Edward N. Mayer, Jr. Award. The award will be presented on October 13 at the Foundation’s Annual Awards Dinner, held during the Direct Marketing Association’s DMA07 in Chicago (October 13 – 18, 2007).
Selection for the Educational Leadership Award is based on an individual’s lifetime contributions to the advancement of direct marketing education. A Selection Committee of DMEF trustees will consider personal commitment of time, financial assistance, development, and contribution of effective ideas, concepts, teaching materials or literature in the field, instruction of collegiate students or professors, and any other actions that have effectively assisted or promoted the objectives of the DMEF.
Nominations for the 2007 award should be sent to DMEF President Terri L. Bartlett at Direct Marketing Educational Foundation, 1120 Avenue of the Americas, 14th Floor, New York, New York 10036-6700, or firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 15. Nomination letters should include a brief statement about why the candidate merits the award.
Named for Ed Mayer, whose career as a direct marketing practitioner, innovator and teacher spanned 50 years, was first presented in 1977 to Lewis Kleid. Other recipients were:
2006 Dave Florence 1991 Bob Hutchings
2005 Dick and Mary Cabela 1990 Jim Kobs
2004 Katie Muldoon 1989 John Flieder
2003 Stephen Polk 1988 Robert B. Clarke
2002 Markus Wilhelm 1987 Bob DeLay
2001 Dr. Richard Montesi 1986 C. Rose Harper
2000 David Shepard 1985 Richard Hodgson
1999 Richard C. Wolter 1984 Freeman Gosden, Jr.
1998 Robert L. Hemmings 1983 Martin Baier
1997 Kate T. & Robert D. Kestnbaum 1982 Henry Hoke, Jr.
1996 Joan Throckmorton & Jerry Reitman 1981 Paul Sampson
1995 Geraldine Hedberg & Lee Epstein 1980 Bob Stone
1994 Lester Wunderman 1979 John Yeck
1993 Paul Leblang 1978 Nat Ross
1992 Edward “Ted” Spiegel 1977 Lewis Kleid
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