R.A. Brannon Award

R.A. Brannon Award

The R.A. Brannon Award is the signature award of the association. It recognizes a current member of NACE International whose outstanding service has contributed to the development and improvement of the association that resulted in promotion of the objectives of NACE. To be outstanding contributions to NACE are evaluated on the basis of results achieved rather than effort expended.

This award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions at the Association level that resulted in promotion of the objectives of NACE, and is the signature award of the Association.

A maximum of one award may be given in any year. The recipient will receive an inscribed award and an honorarium of $1,000.

David Schramm

2021 Recipient(s): David Schramm

For over forty-years, David Schramm has contributed to NACE International as a member, technical contributor, leader, and advocate. His volunteer leadership has provided significant support to the associations professional development, public policy, and outreach activities. David has served the association through various technical and administrative committees, through the sustained and focused advancement of the association’s education, training, and certification programs, and has served on the NACE International Board and the Inauguration Board of the NACE International Institute. Mr. Schramm provided leadership, support, and guidance to the initial development of the association’s education and certification programs related to cathodic protection and interference.

Schramm is with EN Engineering, LLC, in Warrenville, Illinois


Past Recipients

  • 2020 - Bruce A. Cookingham
  • 2019 - Steve Poncio
  • 2018 - Aida Lopez-Garrity
  • 2017 - John H. Fitzgerald III, FNACE
  • 2016 - David Kroon
  • 2015 - Sergei Shipilov
  • 2014 - Jeffery L. Didas
  • 2013 - Clay Brelsford
  • 2012 - Hartley Duncan
  • 2011 - Norman J. Moriber
  • 2010 - James F. Chmilar
  • 2009 - Candy Balerio
  • 2008 - Robert Tuttle
  • 2007 - Terry May
  • 2006 - R. Horvath
  • 2005 - L.D. Vincent
  • 2004 - R. Gummow
  • 2003 - J.L. Magnon
  • 2002 - R.S. Charlton
  • 2001 - B.J. Lewis
  • 2000 - G.F. Hays
  • 1999 - C.G. Arnold
  • 1998 - J.D Trim
  • 1997 - H.H. Lawson
  • 1996 - A.F. Brunn
  • 1995 - T.M. Kazmierczak
  • 1994 - L.D. Perrigo
  • 1993 - S.L. Irwin
  • 1992 - J. Kolts
  • 1991 - R.N. Parkins
  • 1990 - J.Q. Lackey
  • 1989 - G. Elder
  • 1988 - H.E. Rossy
  • 1987 - D.D. Downing
  • 1986 - F.E. Rizzo
  • 1985 - R.I. Lindberg
  • 1984 - H.R. Hanson
  • 1983 - J. F. Williams
  • 1982 - H.G. Byars
  • 1981 - T.F. Degnan
  • 1980 - H. Vandroffelaar
  • 1979 - W.J. Neill, Jr.
  • 1978 - D.D. Byerley
  • 1977 - F.W. Hewes
  • 1976 - L.C. Rowe
  • 1975 - J.P. Barrett
  • 1974 - I.M. Parker
  • 1973 - R.A. Brannon