SDP Hero Awards
The most prestigious SDP Award, reserved to those who made indelible contributions over an extended period of time that helps the profession of DA take root, develop its core practices, and extend its utility to new areas.
Past Pioneer Recipients
- 2022 | Dr. Bruce Judd
- 2021 | Larry Phillips, Emeritus Professor of Decision Science, London School of Economics
- 2020 | Howard Raffia and Ralph Keeney
- 2019 | Ron Howard and Jim Matheson
- 2018 | Carl Spetzler
Recruiter of the Year Award
Honoring accomplishments in expanding the SDP member family, or sponsoring organizations.
Past Recruiter Recipients
- 2022 | Shona Bernard Chandler
- 2021 | Ellen Coopersmith and the Decision Frameworks Team
- 2020 | John Mauer and Somik Raha
- 2019 | Andrew Thrift and Basil Stumborg
- 2018 | Jeremy Walker and Craig McKnight
Volunteer of the Year Award
Honoring selfless, sincere, and durable contributions to SDP or to advancing societal progress through decision quality in civic, governmental and nonprofit domains.
Past Volunteer Recipients
- 2022 | Pat Leach
- 2021 | Lee Failing, Robin Gregory and Graham Long
- 2020 | Jay Andersen
- 2019 | Tim Nieman
- 2018 | Frank Koch