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.
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.
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.