PTD RECOGNITION & EXHIBITIONS


Photo Travel Division (PTD) Service Awards

Photo Travel Division 
Service Awards
Director

✉ Shirley Bormann, APSA, EPSA·

 

 

The PSA Photo Travel DivisionService Awards Committee seeks out and recognizes division members who have substantially aided and supported the Photo Travel Division throughout the year. Appreciation Certificates, Certificates of Recognition, and Service Awards are awarded by PTD and Chairman's Award given by the Chair of the Division.

 



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  • 2020 Photo Travel Division Service Awards - intended for PSA Photo Festival, Colorado Springs (canceled due to Covid-19)

    Appreciation Certificate (1 yr service)

    Stan Bormann, FPSA, MPSA

    For volunteering to take over second year of previous Chair’s position and for Chairing PTD Division.

    Laurie Friedman

    For service as PTD’S First Vice Chair 2019-20

    Suniel Marathe MPSA FIAP/S

    For service as PTD’s Interclub Competition Director 2019-20

    Margaret Hennes PPSA

    For service as PTD’s Image of Year Director 2019-20

    Valentina Sokolskaya EPSA AFIAP

    For service as PTD’s Digital International Director

    Margaret Sprott, APSA

    For service as Co-Associate Editor of PTD’s Photo Traveler

    Steven Ye Pui-Chung PPSA GPSA FRPS ESFIAP

    For service as PTD Star Ratings Coordinator & Stars 1-4 Director 

    Pandula Bandara MPSA, LRPS, GPU VIP-5

    For service as PTD Star Ratings Director Galaxy & Diamonds

    Nadia Filiaggi EPSA, AFIAP MAPS, GPU CR-3

    For service as PTD Exhibition Standards Director.  (see also Chairman’s Award)

    Certificate of Recognition (2 yrs or longer)

    John Martin

    For service as Photo Traveler Co-Associate Editor and Vice Chair for two years.  

    Tom Tauber APSA MPSA

    For continuing service as Travel Advisory Service Director for 2 yrs and 3 years as “Immediate” past Chair (See also Chairman’s Award)

    Lynn Troy Maniscalco HonFPSA EPSA

    For continuing service as Journal News Representative for 9 years.  (See also Chairman’s Award)

    Judy Burr APSA, MPSA

    For continuing service as Chair of Photo Essay Competition (9 yrs)

    Pamela Liu

    For service as The Photo Traveler Editor for 3 years.

    Dr Amy Pang Lai Man

    For service as Star Ratings Director Star 5 (2017-20)

    Dennis A. Deeny

    For service as Study Group Director for two years and as Study Group Secretary for 3 or more years.  

    Susan Albert

    For service as Study Group Secretary to PTSG 2 for over two years

    David Stout EPSA

    For service as Study Group Secretary to PTSG 1 for over two years

    Service Awards (5 plus years)

    Shirley Bormann APSA EPSA

    10 yr service award for being Secretary of the Division; 5 years for Div Honors & Awards Chair; 9 years as Historian

    Marie Schreiber APSA PPSA

    5 year service award as membership chair; 7 years as Treasurer; and continuing service since 2003.

    Diana Magor APSA MPSA

    5 yr service award for being PTD Image Evaluator

    Nancy Wolejsza

    5 years service award for being Who’s Who Director since 2015.  

    Chairman’s Award:

    Tom Tauber APSA MPSA

    For his initiative and foresight developing and spending many hours of work creating the “Guide for Photo Travel Judges and Chairs” which has since been translated into 10 languages.  For his help supporting the Exhibition Standards Director in reviewing various questionable exhibition award images and other documents.  For taking charge of the Travel Advisory Service and improving it; for his previous Chairmanship of the Division.

    Lynn Troy Maniscalco HonFPSA EPSA

    For her efforts and foresight in developing and collaborating with Tom Tauber to produce the ”Guide for Photo Travel Judges and Chairs” which has since been translated into 10 languages; For assisting the PTD Exhibition Standards chair by helping review many questionable exhibition award images and other documents.  For her generosity of time in assisting the Division where needed.  

    Nadia Filiaggi EPSA FAPS GPU  

    For her enthusiastic service in taking over the revised PTD Exhibition Standards position, initiating quality control checks on all award winning exhibition images, for her efforts to work cooperatively with Exhibition Chairs to educate judges and exhibitors promoting the “Guide for Photo Travel Judges and Chairs” and getting it translated into 10 languages and developing other educational materials.    

  • 2019 Photo Travel Division Service Awards - PSA Photo Conference, Spokane, WA
    Appreciation Certificate
    Laurie Friedman For organizing PTD conference table  
    Margaret Hennes, PPSA for service as Image of Year director
    Henry Ng, FPSA, EPSA for service as PTD Intl Digital Exhibition Director
    Steven Yee Pui-Chung PPSA, GPSA, FRPS, ESFIAP For service as Star Ratings Director and Coordinator since March ‘19
    Nadia Filiaggi, EPSA For service as Star Ratings Director since February ‘19
    David J Stout, PPSA For service as Study Group Secretary for Group 1 
    Kathryn Engle For service as Study Group Secretary for Group 2
    Susan Albert For service as Study Group Secretary for Group 3
    John Martin For service in multiple positions in past year including Associate  Editor of “The Photo Traveler” 
    Jan Lee FPSA, EPSA For co-chairing the Photo Travel Print Exhibition and mounting printsfor the conference.    
    Wally Lee, FPSA, PPSA For co-chairing the Photo Travel Print Exhibition and mounting prints for the conference.    
    Certificate of Recognition (2 yrs or longer)
    Shirley Bormann EPSA   For continuing service as Secretary (9 yrs), Historian (8 yrs) and Service Awards Director (4 yrs)  
    Dennis A. Deeny For service as Study Group Director and Study Group Secretary 
    Judy Burr APSA, EPSA For continuing service as Chair of Photo Essay Competition (8 yrs)
    Pamela Liu For continuing service as “The Photo Traveler” editor (2 yrs)
    Diana Magor MPSA For continuing service as Image Evaluator (4 yrs)
    Lynn Troy Maniscalco HonPSA, PSA For continuing service as Journal News Editor and as a source of information (8 yrs)(See Chairman award)
    Andrea Meras EPSA Retired, for two years of service as Star Ratings Director Galaxies
    Dr Amy Pang Lai Man For continuing service as Star Ratings Director, Star 5 (2017-19) 
    Marie Schreiber APSA, PPSA For continuing service as Treasurer (6 yrs) and Membership Chair (4 yrs)(16 years total)
    Joseph Tam GMPSA, BPSA Retired, for 2 yrs service as Star Ratings Director and Coordinator (2017-19)
    Tom Tauber APSA, MPSA For taking over as Travel Advisory Service Director (1 yr) and continuing service to PTD in various advisory positions
    Nancy Wolejsza For continuing service as Who’s Who Director for 4 years (2015-19)
    Greg Duncan GMPSA, GPSA Retired, for 6 yrs of continuous service to PTD in capacities as PTD Intl Digital Chair, PTD Intl Print Chair, and Interclub Competition Director (4) yrs
    Les Lincke PPSA For service as Chair of the Division for one year and as Study Group Director one year
    SPECIAL AWARDS:
    Retiring Chairman Plaque
    Brian Magor APSA, MPSA With gratitude for two years of service as Chair of Photo Travel Division
    Chairman’s Award Certificate Wording from Les
    Shirley Bormann EPSA For unselfishly giving of her time and energies while providing continuing guidance and support to me all the while serving as Secretary, Historian and Awards Director
    Lynn Troy Maniscalco HonPSA, PSA For her counsel to the Division while sharing her vast store of organizational knowledge and for her enthusiastic service as Journal News Editor
    John Martin For his unselfish service in so many behind the scenes ways this past year without any thought of taking any credit for his time and efforts including 1st Vice Chair, Web Content Coordinator and Associate Editor of “The Photo Traveler”
    Tom Tauber APSA, MPSA In his role as Immediate Past Chair for providing continuing thoughtful guidance to me throughout the year and serving skillfully as Photo Traveler Service Director. 
  • 2018 Photo Travel Division Service Awards - PSA Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah
    15 year Service Award:
    Marie Schreiber, APSA, PPSA – Who’s Who 2003-08; Star Ratings Director 2008-13; Treasurer 2013-present; Membership Chair 2015-present) -Marie received a certificate and a copy of the PSA 75 year anniversary book as a thank you for her service.


    5 year Service Awards:
    Greg Duncan, MPSA, SPSA – Interclub Competition (5 years) and Certificate of Recognition for 4 years as International Digital Exhibition Director
    Bonnie Rovere – Best of Photo Travel (3 yrs) previously International Print Exhibition Director (2 yrs)

    Certificates of Recognition (2 yrs or more)
    Brian Magor, APSA, MPSA – Exhibition Stds Director (6 yrs), Division Chair (2 yrs)
    Judy Burr, APSA, EPSA – Photo Essay Competition Director (7 yrs)
    Shirley Bormann, EPSA – Secretary (8 yrs), Historian (7 yrs), Div Honors & Awards Director (3 yrs)
    Diana Magor, MPSA – PTD Image Evaluator (3 years)
    Lynn Troy Maniscalco, HonPSA, EPSA – Journal News Rep (7 yrs)
    Nancy Wolejsza – Who’s Who Director (3 yrs)

    Appreciation Certificates awarded to:
    Les Lincke, PPSA - Study group director
    Pamela Liu – Newsletter Editor
    Joseph Tam, GMPSA, BPSA – Star Ratings Director 1-4
    Dr. Amy Pang Lai Man – Star Ratings Director Star 5
    Andrea Meras – Star Ratings Director Diamond/Galaxies
    Tony Potter, APSA, GMPSA – PTD International Print Exhibition

  • *2017 Service Awards - PSA Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
    Certificates of appreciation:
    Victoria (Viki) L. Gaul APSA PPSA For managing 2017 conference programs
    Nyla James For managing the PTD International Print Exhibition


    Certificate of Merit

    Elizabeth V. Rylan (Liz) For excellence in Chairing PTD Study Group since 2014

    Service Recognition Award (2 years and over)
    Lynn Troy Maniscalco HonPSA EPSA For editing PTD Journal News since 2011
    Diana Magor MPSA For serving as Image Evaluator since 2015
    Shirley Bormann EPSA For serving as Secretary since 2010 and Historian since 2011
    Marie H. Schreiber APSA PPSA For serving as Treasurer since 2013 and Membership Chair since 2015
    Bonnie Rovere For chairing Best of Photo Travel 2016 and 2017
    Judy Burr APSA EPSA for chairing Photo Essay Competition since 2011
    Nancy Wolejsza For Chairing Who’s Who since 2015
    Greg Duncan MPSA, BPSA For Chairing PTD Interclub Competition since Jan 2014 and for
    Chairing the PTD Intl Digital Exhibition

    5 year Service Recognition Award
    Brian Magor APSA MPSA For directing Exhibition Standards for 5 years

  • 2016 Photo Travel Division Service Awards - PSA Annual Conference - San Antonio, Texas
    5 year award certificates given to:
    Shirley Bormann, EPSA for Secretary and Historian
    Judy Burr, APSA, EPSA for Photo Essay Director
    Lynn Troy Maniscalco, HonPSA, EPSA for Journal News

    Certificates of Recognition for 2 plus years of service awarded to:
    Bonnie J. Rovere for chairing Best of Photo Travel (2016) and PSA International Print Exhibition (2015)
    Brian Magor, MPSA for Exhibition Standards Director and his continuing service to the division
    Elizabeth V Rylan (Liz) for Study Group Director
    Greg Duncan, PPSA for Interclub Competition Chair and International Digital Exhibition Chair
    Marie Schreiber for Treasurer and now Membership chair
    Marilyn Vosburg for PTD’s Newsletter Editor

    Appreciation certificates awarded to:
    Denise Dyson for chairing PTD International Print Exhibition
    Diana Magor, MPSA for service as Image Evaluator
    Mohammad Ali Salim, MPSA for Star/Galaxy Ratings Americas Director
    Nanciellen Davis, PPSA for service as TOPS Director
    Tony Potter, APSA, GMPSA for volunteering to take Star Ratings Director position
    Nancy Wolejsza for taking over Who’s Who Director position
    Erik Kissa, FPSA, MPSA – for judging international PTD exhibitions
    Valerie Duncan, MPSA – for judging international PTD exhibitions in UK
    Sue O’Connell – for judging international PTD Exhibitions in UK
    Peter Brisley for judging international PTD exhibitions in UK

    Chairman’s Award plaque to:
    Lynn Troy Maniscalco, HonPSA, EPSA for continuing dedication and service to PTD and to chairman
    Shirley Bormann, EPSA for continuing dedication and service to PTD and to chairman

    Service Medal Award 
    Tom Tauber, EPSA was presented a Service Medal Award for his leadership and his continuing service to the Division.

  • 2015 Photo Travel Division Service Awards - PSA Annual Conference - Yellowstone, Montana
    Service Recognition awards presented to following members for two years or more of ongoing service to the division:  
    Judy Burr, PPSA, Photo Essay Director
    Greg Duncan, EPSA, Interclub Competition Director and Projected Exhibition Chair
    Robert Leonard, HonPSA, EPSA, Outgoing Star Ratings Director
    Brian Magor, MPSA, Exhibition Standards Director
    Lynn Troy Maniscalco, HonPSA, EPSA, PSA Journal News editor
    Marie Schreiber, Treasurer
    Tom Tauber, EPSA, Chair and Outgoing Study Groups Director
    Ha Tran, EPSA, Who’s Who Director
    Marilyn Vosburg, Newsletter Editor
    Shirley Bormann, PPSA, Secretary
     
    Certificates of Appreciation
    Nanciellen Davis, PPSA, TOPS Director
    Valerie Duncan, MPSA, Membership Director
    Norbert Heil, APSA, MPSA, Program Presenter
    Diana Magor, MPSA, Image Evaluator
    Bonnie Rovere, Print Exhibition Chair
    Elizabeth Rylan, Study Groups Director
    David Stout, PPSA, Program Presenter
    Lip-Sent Tan, FPSA, MPSA, Program Presenter
     
    Outstanding Service
    The Outstanding Service Plaque was presented to Tam Le, EPSA, for his service as Photo Travel Director of Conference Programs, Service Awards, Best of Photo Travel Contest and IT support.  
  • 2014 - Photo Travel Division Service awards - PSA Conference, Albuquerque, NM
    Recognition of Service certificates
       Nancy H. Brown - handling Tops in PT 2012-14
       Judy Burr, PPSA - managing Travelette Competition 2012-14
       Marie Drumm, EPSA - Best of PT competition 2012-14
       Brian Magor, MPSA - serving as Exhibition Standards Director 2012-14 and for judging the PTD projected exhibition in 2014
       Lynn Troy Maniscalco, HonPSA, EPSA - Journal news editor 2012-14 and for judging PTD print exhibition in 2014
       Tom Tauber, PPSA - conference programming for 2013 and study groups 2011-14 

    Appreciation certificates
       Lorette Burke, APSA - image evaluation 2013-14
       Greg Duncan, EPSA - managing the Inter-club competition for 2013-14
       Pax Garabedian, PPSA - judging PSA projected 2014
       Erik Kissa, APSA, MPSA - judging PSA prints 2014
       Tam Le, EPSA - awards and conference programming for 2014
       Ha Tran, EPSA - Handling Who’s Who for 2013-2014
       Robert J Leonard, FPSA, MPSA - handling star ratings in 2013-14
       Tony Potter, APSA, MPSA - judging PTD projected 2014
       Mike Riddle - judging PSA prints 2014
       Bonnie Rovere - handling PSA prints 2014
       Marie Schreiber - serving as PTD treasurer 2013-14
       Marilyn Vosburg - producing PTD newsletters for 2013-14
      
    An Outstanding Service Award plaque with PSA Photo Travel Medal was given to Shirley Bormann, PPSA for her work as PTD Secretary since 2010.
  • 2013 - Photo Travel Division Service awards - PSA Conference, Portland, Maine
    Margaret Stafford for her 5 years of service to the division before retiring from her position as Who’s Who Director.    
    Marie Schreiber for her 10 plus years of service with PTD (before retiring from her 5 years as Stars Director position this year and prior to that 6 years as Who’s Who Director.
  • 2012 - Photo Travel Division Awards, PSA Conference, San Francisco
    PTD Chairman's Appreciation Awards (Certificate)
    Roger McCarthy - for Outstanding work with the Interclub Contests
    Judy Burr - for her work with the Travelette Competition
    Shirley Bormann - for her work creating a Division Master List
    Diane McKinley - for her work creating and publishing the PTD Newsletter
    George Bebout - for his Chairmanship of the PTD Definition Committee
    Certificates of Merit
    Margaret Stafford - for her work with Who's Who
    Nancy H. Brown - for her work with the Toops Program
    Marie Schreiber - for her work with Star Ratings
    Maria Korab-Laskowska - for her work as Program Director
    Larry McDonald - for his work as Treasurer of PTD
    Tom Tauber - for his work organizing and managing PTD Study Groups
    Lynn Troy Maniscalco - for her many contributions to the well-being of the PTD

    Certificates of Appreciation:
    Dinesh Pagaria - for his work with the Interclub Competition
    Brian Magor - for his work as Exhibition Coordinator
  • 2011 Photo Travel Division Awards, PSA Annual Conference, Colorado Springs
    PTD Chairman's Appreciation Awards (Certificate)
    Shirley Bormann, Secretary
    Nancy Brown, TOPS Director
    Outstanding Service Award
    Marie Schreiber, Director of Star Ratings

    Certificates of Merit
    Marie Williams, APSA, PPSA
    Robert Gorrill, APSA
    Jeanette Bowerman
    Elvira Lavell, EPSA
    Roger McCarthy
    Larry Durbin, APSA
  • 2010 Photo Travel Division Awards, PSA Annual Conference, Charleston
    PTD Chairman's Award plaques (for outstanding service to the Division):
    Charlie Burke, APSA, PPSA
    Maria Drumm

    Service Awards (for long service to the Division):  
    Faye Jones, APSA 
    Jean Marani 

    Certificates of Recognition:
    Marie Williams, PTD Conference Program Director
    Maria Drumm, PTD Travelette Program Director
    Marie Schreiber, PTD Star Ratings Director
    Margaret Stafford, PTD Who's Who Director
    Mary Ellen Brucker, FPSA, Immediate Past Chair
    George Bebout, APSA, Awards Director
    Jeanette Bowerman FPSA, ESPA, PTD Historian
    Jean Mariani, PTD Treasurer
    Charlie Burke APSA, PPSA, PTD Study Group Director
    Elvira Lavell, EPSA, PTD TOPS Director
    Roger McCarthy, PTD Interclub Competition Director
    Carlos Delgadillo, Secretary.
    Albert Doyle, PPSA, 1st Vice Chair
    Larry Durbin, Chairman, 2010 PTD Competition
    John Dean, FPSA, PTD Chair