WHMA Volunteer Recognition Awards

Nominated by WHMA-member companies, these awards honor individuals that represent outstanding service and contributions within WHMA

WHMA Hall of Fame 

The WHMA Hall of Fame award is bestowed upon an individual in recognition of extraordinary contributions with broad significance to the cable and wire harness industry and distinguished service to WHMA. The nominee must support the advancement of the industry, consistent with the goals and mission of WHMA. This is the highest level of recognition WHMA can give to a member and is based on exceptional merit over the long term.

WHMA Hall of Fame Award Recipients

2024- Bill Kessenich
2024- Vernon Judy Sr.
2023 – Donnie Hill
2022 – Bud Bowen
2022 – Norm Sagon
2020 – Lyle Fahning

2024 Hall of Fame recipient, Vernon Judy Sr. (center)

WHMA Hall of Builders Award

This award honors individuals from WHMA-member companies who have made significant contributions toward advancing the cable and wire harness industry. Hall of Builders inductees are industry veterans, leaders and mentors who are retiring from active service/employment, but whose legacies live on in wire and cable industry today.

WHMA Hall of Builder Award Recipients

2023     Terry and Debby Stenton
2023     Mike Williams
2022     Tom Andrasek

WHMA Volunteer Excellence Award

The WHMA Volunteer Excellence Award honors individuals from WHMA-member companies who have demonstrated ongoing leadership in WHMA activities and have contributed significant time and talent to the association and the cable and wire harness industry.

2024 - Doug Chowning
See Past Volunteer Recognition Award Recipients

2023     Micah Durham
2022     Parker Garrett & Cathy Hanlin
2020     Gustavo Farrell
2018      Donnie Hill
2017      Joe Roberts
2016      Rick Bromm
2015      Mark Christie
2014      Mark Wood
2013      Paul Nelson
2012      Mike Rizzo
2011      Randy Olson
2010      Marilyn Magowan
2009      Mike O’Donnell
2008      Bill Kessenich
2007      Brent Stringham/Marlin Shelley
2006      Brett Miller
2005      Joe Porter
2004      Lyle Fahning
2003      Norm Sagon
2002      Vernon Judy
2001      Larry Chambly
1999      Bill Brown
1998      Judy Wilson Shepherd
1997      Mike Williams

2024 Volunteer Recognition Award Winner, Doug Chowning (left) with Board Chair, Parker Garrett

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