sundeen_pix  Earl I. Sundeen                      Jack Simich

In 1980, the GCEA Board established an award to recognize sustaining members who had made highly significant contributions to graphic arts education over an extended period of time. The award was not established as an annual award, but rather as an honor that would only be presented to truly outstanding candidates.

  • 2016: Paul Foster (PGAMA)
  • 2015: Trish Witkowski (foldfactory.com)
  • 2014: Joseph Marin (PIA/Konica Minolta)
  • 2013: Eileen Cassidy (NPES/GAERF)
  • 2012: Ted Ringman (PGSF)
  • 2011: Ellenn Behoriam (Against The Clock)
  • 2009: Ralph Nappi (GASC and NPES)
  • 2008: Jeffrey Hayzlett (Kodak)
  • 2007: Shelly Rubin (Flexographic Tech. Assoc)
  • 2006: Regis Delmontagne (NPES)
  • 2005: Michael Makin (PIA)
  • 2004: Jim Workman (GATF)
  • 2001: Michael Budd (Digital Media)
  • 2000: Larry Kroll (Heidelberg)
  • 1997: Carol Hurlburt (NPES)
  • 1996: William J. Van Buskirk (Linotype-Hell)
  • 1995: Daniela Birch (Adobe)
  • 1994: Jon Engfer (3M Company)
  • 1992: Donald Marsden (Ulano)
  • 1991: Edward Kelly (3M Company)
  • 1990: R. Cameron Hitchcock (Du Pont)
  • 1988: Jack Simich (GATF)
  • 1984: Wesley T. Carter (Compugraphic)
  • 1980: Earl I. Sundeen (Kodak)