NPSTC’S Richard DeMello Award
The National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) developed this award in 2006 to honor the achievements of Richard DeMello, a member of the Radio Club of America who was instrumental in bringing radio spectrum frequency coordinators together to form NPSTC. The NPSTC award recognizes an individual in public safety communications who has demonstrated the highest levels of personal and professional conduct and performance in local, state and national public safety communications.
2006 – Harlin McEwen
The 2006 Award was funded by Sponsors, Richard Nowakowski, Motorola, and M/A-Com.
2007 – John Powell
The 2007 Award was funded by Sponsors, GeoCom, Motorola, M/A-Com
2008 – Charles L. Werner
The 2008 Award was funded by Ericcson
2009- Donald E. Root Jr.
The 2009 Award was funded by Eads North America, Jack Daniel Company and Doug A. Sharp
2010 – Alan C. Caldwell
The 2010 Award was funded by Harris Corp., Motorola and the American Association of State Highway & Transportation Offices
2011 – Marilyn Ward
2012 – David Buchanan
The 2012 Award was funded by Harris Corporation, Motorola Solutions, APCO International and Oceus Networks
2013 – Douglas M. Aiken
2014 – David Boyd, Ph.D.
2015 – Tom Sorley
2016 – Paul Patrick