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THE E.A. “PETE” GOLDSBY SILVER MEDAL AWARD*

The highest personal award presented by the American Advertising Federation– Baton Rouge is the E. A. Pete Goldsby Award, presented each year to the person who has made the greatest overall contribution to the advertising profession. The Goldsby Silver Award is named for the late E.A. “Pete” Goldsby. Mr. Goldsby was the advertising manager of the State-Times/Morning Advocate and gave most generously of his time and talents to the advertising profession as well as many civic, fraternal and charitable activities. After his death in 1954, the Board of Directors of the Advertising Club of Baton Rouge established the Goldsby Award, to be presented to worthy recipients for outstanding contributions in the interest of advertising.

  • 1955 – Foy Bennett
  • 1956 – Roland Caldwell
  • 1957 – Alvin H. Meyer
  • 1958 – Frank Kean
  • 1959 – Vic Ehr
  • 1960 – J.B. Myers
  • 1961 – Charles Garvey
  • 1962 – Lee Herzberg
  • 1963 – Tommy McGuire
  • 1964 – Bob Earle
  • 1965 – Pres Kors
  • 1966 – Allan Brent
  • 1967 – Tom Gibbens
  • 1968 – Jack Sanders
  • 1969 – Annie-Claire Mote
  • 1970 – Roger Davison
  • 1971 – Douglas L. Manship
  • 1972 – Orene Muse
  • 1973 – Ralph Sims
  • 1974 – Charles Manship
  • 1975 – Lamar Simmons
  • 1976 – Charlie Kantrow
  • 1977 – Kevin Reilly
  • 1978 – Jerry Turk
  • 1979 – Mervin Rhys
  • 1980 – Art Root
  • 1981 – Bob Furlow
  • 1982 – Don Stewart
  • 1983 – Jules Mayeux,
    Grace McElveen
  • 1984 – Don Berlin
  • 1985 – Allen McCarty
  • 1986 – Gus Weill
  • 1987 – Cyril Vetter
  • 1988 – Martin Flanagan
  • 1989 – Sandy Deslatte
  • 1990 – J.H. Martin
  • 1991 – Diane Allen
  • 1992 – Sonny Cranch
  • 1993 – Gus Wales
  • 1994 – Pat Cheramie
  • 1995 – Al McDuff
  • 1996 – Charles East, Jr.
  • 1997 – Gerald Bower
  • 1998 – Rolfe McCollister, Jr.
  • 1999 – Rod Parker
  • 2000 – Otey White,
    Karen Gaupp-Wozniak
  • 2001-02 – Jensen Holiday
  • 2003 – David Humphreys
  • 2004 – Angela deGravelles
  • 2005 – Gerry Lane
  • 2006 – Greg Milneck
  • 2007 – Jeff English
  • 2008 – Saundra Lane
  • 2009 – Francelle Theriot
  • 2010 – Elizabeth Perry
  • 2011 – Don Cassano
  • 2012 – Julio Melara
  • 2013 – Tommy Teepel

THE E.A. “PETE” GOLDSBY SILVER MEDAL AWARD* RECIPIENTS
* In 2009, in order to better align the club’s award names with District 7 and AAF, the Board of Director’s officially voted to change the lifetime achievement award to the E.A. “Pete” Goldsby Silver Medal Award and the volunteer of the year award to the President’s Award.

THE PRESIDENT’S SERVICE AWARD*

The Board of Directors presents the President’s Service Award annually to the member in good standing who has given the most toward the betterment of AAF-Baton Rouge and its activities during the previous calendar year.

  • 1983 – Sandy Deslatte
  • 1984 – Gus Wales
  • 1985 – J.H. Martin
  • 1986 – Bob Davis
  • 1987 – Kathy Milburn
  • 1988 – Kevin Hebert
  • 1989 – Tracia von Dameck
  • 1990 – Jorli Wales
  • 1991 – Gerald Bower
  • 1992 – Karen Gaupp-Wozniak
  • 1993 – Susan Saurage-Altenloh
  • 1994 – Nancy Glaser
  • 1995 – Jeff English
  • 1996 – Elizabeth Perry
  • 1997 – Nicole Duet
  • 1998 – John Carambat
  • 1999 – Margaret Lisi
  • 2000 – Danielle Chapman
  • 2001-02 – Francelle Theriot
  • 2003 – Curtis Vann
  • 2004 – Carrie Brantley
  • 2005 – Carol Shirley
  • 2006 – Saundra Lane
  • 2007 – Jason Feirman, Colleen Jackson
  • 2008 – Ace Bourgeois
  • 2009 – Kelley Criscoe
  • 2010 – Mandy Porta
  • 2011 – Connie McLeod
  • 2012 – Becky Sadler
  • 2013 – Brian Rodriguez
THE RALPH SIMS AWARD

Honoring Lifetime Achievement in Advertising Education

Ralph Sims was a member of AAF-Baton Rouge from 1965 till 2009. He served as President in 1967-68 and was honored with the Pete Goldsby Award in 1973. Prior to retiring, Sims worked as Senior Vice President of Marketing at Fidelity National Bank. In honor and recognition of Mr. Sim’s achievements and contributions to our organization, the AAF-BR presents an annual award of excellence to an advertising professional in the Baton Rouge area who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and mentoring of area college and university students in the fields of advertising, design and related fields. The Board of Directors solicits nominations in March of each year and votes for the winner at the April board meeting. The award is presented at the May “Salute to Students” luncheon.

  • 2008 – Ralph Sims
  • 2009 – Karen Gaupp-Wozniak
  • 2010 – Al McDuff
  • 2011 – Otey White
  • 2012 – Martin Flanagan
  • 2013 – Jason Fierman
RISING STAR AWARD

AAF-Baton Rouge Board of Directors presents the Rising Star Award annually to the new member who has been the most actively involved in club activities, given the most toward the betterment of the club and set a shining example for other members during his or her first year of membership.

  • 2002-2003 Catherine Noel
  • 2003-2004 Luther Gooch
  • 2004-2005 Jennifer Maturin
  • 2005-2006 Michael Kraxenberger
  • 2006-2007 Kelley Criscoe
  • 2007-2008 David Coner
  • 2008-2009 Hunter Territo
  • 2009-2010 Tiffanie Hunter Pitre
  • 2010-2011 Erin Trabeau
  • 2011-2012 Peter Browne
  • 2012-2013 Josh Chenier

The AAF awards Club of the Year for Division and District levels. Our club has a prestigious history having achieved these honors:

NATIONAL AAF: DIVISION III CLUB OF THE YEAR

4 Time Winners

  • 1994-1995 Karen Gaupp-Wozniak, President
  • 1999-2000 Nicole Duet Latiolais, President
  • 2000-2001 Danielle Chapman, President
  • 2010-2011 Jason Feirman, President
DISTRICT 7 AAF: DIVISION III CLUB OF THE YEAR

14 Time Winners

  • 1993-1994 Charles East, Jr., President
  • 1994-1995 Karen Gaupp-Wozniak, President
  • 1995-1996 Pierre Guidroz, President
  • 1996-1997 Nancy (Glaser) Steiner, President
  • 1997-1998 Jeff English, President
  • 1998-1999 Elizabeth Perry, President
  • 1999-2000 Nicole Duet Latiolais, President
  • 2000-2001 Danielle Chapman, President
  • 2001-2002 Lee Scioneaux, President
  • 2004-2005 Glen Duncan, President
  • 2007-2008 Carol Shirley, President
  • 2008-2009 Ace Bourgeois, President
  • 2009-2010 Marielle Land Howard, President
  • 2010-2011 Jason Feirman, President
  • 2011-2012┬áConnie McLeod, President
DISTRICT 7 GOVERNORS FROM AAF-BATON ROUGE
  • 1949-50 Lee Herzberg, Jr.
  • 1966-67 Annie-Claire Mote
  • 1990-91 Allen McCarty
  • 1992-93 Gus Wales
  • 2001-02 Charlie East
  • 2009-10 Curtis Vann
  • 2011-12 Elizabeth Perry
DISTRICT 7 GOVERNOR’S AWARD
  • 2002 Jeff English
  • 2003 Kendra Kimmons
  • 2010 Saundra Lane
  • 2012 Connie McLeod
DISTRICT 7 UP YOUR AD FED AWARD
  • 2003 1st Place
DISTRICT 7 OTIS DODGE MEMORIAL AWARD
  • 1970 Annie-Claire Mote
  • 1996 Gerald Bower
  • 1997 Gus Wales
  • 2005 Elizabeth Perry
  • 2013 Ace Bourgeois
DISTRICT 7 DONALD G. HILEMAN AWARD
  • 1988 Dr. Elsie Hebert, LSU
  • 1990 Gerald Bower, LSU
  • 2005 Dr. Anne Cunningham Osborne, LSU
  • 2010 Lance Porter, LSU
DISTRICT 7 BOLTON-MACVICAR Award
  • 2007-08 Gerald Bower
  • 2008-09 Amber Goodwin
DISTRICT 7 JAN GARDNER SCHOLARSHIP
  • 2005-06 Katie East, LSU
  • 2008-09 Mallory Broussard, LSU
  • 2009-10 Jeffrey Noel, LSU

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