PMI Distinguished Contribution Award
A PMI Distinguished Contribution Award is to recognize and honor a particularly significant achievement for sustained performance by an individual who contributes to the advancement of the project manage profession or the Project Management Institute (PMI).
- The nominee must have made a significant contribution to the profession or PMI that expands or advances project management.
- The nominee does not have to be a PMI member.
- The nominee may work in any field, such as business, government, nonprofit, academia, research, consulting, training, etc.
- Current PMI staff, contractors and/or consultants are not eligible for this award projects
- Acts performed under contract to PMI, directly or indirectly, will not be considered
- Sitting members of PMIs Board of Directors may not participate in the nomination or evaluation process of this award, nor are members of the Board eligible to receive this award.
- Individuals or organizations that have failed to comply with PMI policies and procedures, including but not limited to PMI's Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
For More Information
Detailed information on this award’s criteria, nomination procedures and nomination requirements will be available 1 November when the 2014 Nominations forms and resource links will be activated. Click on our frequently asked questions for more information.
Previous Recipients of the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award
2012: John H. Cable, RA, PMP; Agnieszka Maria Gasperini, PMP; Gary M. Hamilton, PMP, PgMP; Pablo Lledó, MSc, MBA, PMP;
2011: Lee F. Cheshire, PMP; Jose Conrado Morlan Medina, MBA, PMP, PgMP; Americo Pinto, MBA, PMP
2010: Alfonso Bucero, CSE, MSc, PMP; Jeffrey G. Hodgkinson, PgMP, PMP, PMI-RMP; Prasad Kodukula, PhD, PgMP, PMP; Aji Rajappan, PMP; Carol Walters
2009: Lung-Hung Roger Chou, MCT, EMBA, PgMP; Larry Goldsmith, MBA, CSM, PMP; Timothy A. MacFadyen MBA, MPM, PMP; Beth Ouellette, MBA, PMP, PgMP; Mark Paden, BEng, MAPM, MSP; Frank R. Parth, MS, MBA, PMP; Cynthia Snyder Stackpole, MBA, PMP; Doug Treasure, BAppSc (Comp), MMT, PMP
2008: Tim Bueter, PMP; John Makaran
2007: Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin; Miguel Saenz de Viguera, PMP; Dorothy J. Tiffany, PMP; Walter Majerowicz, PMP
2006: Mark Hustak, PMP; Lucille Sirois Donnelly, PMP; Paul Shaltry, PMP; David Ross, PMP
2005: Ricardo Viana Vargas, PMP; Tom Mochal, PMP; Barry Pai-Len Hsiung, PMP; Carol L. Wright, PMP
2004: Maragareth Carneiro, PMP; Stephen G. Harrison, PMP; Shay Shargal; Kazuo Shimizu, PMP
2003: Nigel Blampied, PrEng., PE, PMP; Scott B. Gill, MBA, PMP; Cornelius Kees Vonk, PMP
2002: Dr. David Hillson, PMP
2001: Dr. David I. Cleland, PMI Fellow; Dr. Jeffrey K. Pinto; Dr. Dennis P. Slevin
2000: William A. Moylan, PMP
1999: Wayne Abba; MaryGrace T. Allenchy, PMP; Sharon Sikes; Gregory G. Stine, PMP; Vijay Verma
1998: David C. Blackburn, PMP; Gerald W. Ostrander, PMP; Beth Partleton, PMP; Hiroshi Tanaka, PMP
1997: Kenneth O. Hartley, PMP, PMI Fellow; Adesh Jain, PMP; Paul D. Lustig, PMP; Jeffrey K. Pinto; Hans J. Thamhain; Karen R. White, PMP
1996: James D. Klanke, PMP; Saralee Newell, PMP; William S. Ruggles, PMP; Ahmet Taspinar, PMP
1995: James M. Gallagher, PMP; Lee R. Lambert, PMP; Lyle W. Lockwood, PMP; Wally Merrin; Chris Quaife, PMP
1994: Joel Koppelman; Pierre M. Mnard, Eng., MBA, PMP; Wayne L. Muzzy, PMP; Dan Ono, PMP
1993: Frederick A. Arnold, SE, PMI Fellow; David I. Cleland, PMI Fellow; J. Davidson Frame, Jr., PMP; Elvin D. Isgrig, PMI Fellow
1992: No Award Presented
1991: Richard W. Kimball; Ronald P.C. Waller, PMP, CEM, PMI Fellow; Rushton M. Williamson, Jr., PMP
1990: A.C. "Fred" Baker; Don Barrie; J. Gordon Davis, PMI Founder, PMI Fellow; Ashok "A.K." Kothari; Neville Long
1989: Randall L. Bakel, PMP; Harvey A. Levine; Patrice L. Murphy; Ozro West, PMP
1988: Dr. Roger B. Glaser, PMI Fellow; Dr. Stephen D. Owens
1987: Boyd Henderson; Frank Jenes; Vim Kochar; Christine A. Trautwein; Dr. Francis M. Webster, Jr., PMP, PMI Fellow
1986: Paul C. Dinsmore, PMP, PMI Fellow; Brian R. McConachy, P.Eng., PMP, PMI Fellow; Dr. Boyd C. Paulson Jr.; Dr. Mark A. Smith, PMP; James H. Witter
1985: Dr. Lewis R. Ireland, PMP, PMI Fellow; Martin Dean Martin, PMI Fellow; Janet R. Steelman; Walter Wawruck, PMP; R. Max Wideman, PMI Fellow
1984: Warren E. Allen, PMP; Terry L. Kinnear; Kenneth J. Romano; Allan J. Smith, Jr., PMP
1983: Dr. David I. Cleland, PMI Fellow; Dr. Desmond L. Cook; Brian Fletcher, PMI Fellow; Trent O. Meacham; James O'Brien, PMP, PMI Fellow
1982: Albert A. Badger, PMP; Charles Y. Lopinsky, PMP, PMI Fellow
1981: No Award Presented
1980: Dr. Linn Stuckenbruck, PMI Fellow