The nomination deadline for the 2020 Sports Car Club of America® Member of Excellence award is Monday, Dec. 7. The honor will be announced during the virtual 2021 SCCA National Convention. Aside from the recognition, the recipient is given the opportunity to attend any motorsport event of their choosing—with an expense cap of $5000—anywhere on the planet.
The award, selected by the SCCA Board of Directors, is given to a member who provided a great contribution to the Club during the previous 12 months, regardless of competition area. Nominations should be submitted via this form. Below are the official criteria:
“The award is presented to the volunteer who shows the greatest commitment to SCCA Motorsports activities. The recipient can be involved in Solo, Rally, Club Racing, Time Trials and/or Track Events. This person should personify the SCCA volunteer who gives of his/her time and effort to helping organize, work in a specialty or any volunteer role necessary to a motorsports event.”
To be selected, the member must have rendered long-term service working SCCA events or activities for a five-year minimum. The recipient cannot be a paid SCCA staff member, current Board of Directors member or any member who is a paid consultant to SCCA.
The winner of this year’s award will join Rich Bireta (2019), Lori Vitagliano (2018), Ron and Monica Shaw (2017), Sydney Davis-Yagel (2016), Paula Hawthorne (2015), J.D. King (2014), Jerry Cabe (2013), Mary Shiloff (2012), Arnie Coleman (2011) Marina Kraft (2010) and Dave Deborde (2009) as previous recipients.
Again, nominations should be submitted via this form and must be received by close of business Monday, December 7, 2020, for consideration.