Individual Member Sponsor Contest

Individual Member Sponsor Contest

The VFS member who sponsors the greatest number of new members during the contest year wins a trip to the VFS Annual Forum, including up to airfare (up to $1,500 USD), hotel accommodations, registration, and tickets to all social functions (including for a spouse or partner). The winner also receives a plaque, presented at the VFS Annual Awards Banquet.

2018
  • Jacques Virasak
 
 
2017
  • Jacques Virasak
  • The Enstrom Helicopter Corporation.

He recruited 9 members during the 12-month period.
 
He invested a significant amount of personal time to help set up the AHS China Chapter, and served as the technical advisor to the Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics team, which won this year’s undergraduate Student Design Competition.
 
2016
  • Dr. William G. Warmbrodt
  • NASA Ames and AHS San Francisco Bay Chapter member

For recruiting nine new AHS members during the year.
 
 
2015
  • Steven I. Glusman
  • The Boeing Company and AHS Philadelphia Chapter

For recruiting 8 members during the year.
 
 
2014
  • Mick Maurer
 
 
2013
  • Philip Alldridge

For recruiting 12 members during the year.
 
 
2012
  • Dr. Edward Smith
 
 
2011
  • Robert D. Powell, Jr.
 
 
 
2010
  • Dr. Ed Smith
  • The Pennsylvania State University
 
 
 
2009
  • Jeffrey A. Pino
 
 
 
2008
  • Richard Millman
 
 
 
2007
  • Scott Bruce
 
 
 
2006
  • Professor J. Gordon Leishman
 
 
 
2005
  • Simon Atyeo
 
 
 
2004
  • Robert D. Powell
 
 
 
2003
  • Kenneth Lauck
  • North East Region Vice President
  • AHS
 
 
 
2002
  • Robert D. Powell
  • AHS Hampton Road Chapter
 
 
 
2001
  • Dr. Ed Smith
  • The Pennsylvania State University
 
 
 
2000
  • Jesse E. Wrice, Jr.

For sponsoring the greatest number of new members during the contest year.
 
 
Okinawa Chapter Chairman
 
1999
  • Amy Curtin
 
 
 
1998
  • Amy Curtin
  • Engineer
  • Kaman Aerospace Corp.

For being the member who sponsors the greatest number of new members during the contest year and win a trip to the AHS Forum, including airfare from a point originating the U.S., hotel accommodations, complimentary registration and tickets to all Forum social functions.
 
 
Amy Curtin of the Connecticut Valley Chapter.
 
1997
  • Patrick Brassel
  • AHS St. Louis Chapter