Tom and Donna Bertsch
The criteria for the Meritorious Service Award:
- Active participation and leadership in volleyball during the current playing season as a coach, official and/or administrator
- Promotion of volleyball and/or the corporation with the nomination Member Organization
- Contribution of articles on volleyball in special or regular communication vehicles of the corporation and/or the nominating organization or other such publications having national and/or international distribution
- Speeches or scholarly presentations that serve to promote volleyball play.
- Research that enhances the coaching, teaching, or analysis of volleyball play
- An active role in major volleyball programs or projects
- Former recipients are not eligible to receive this award from the same Affiliate Orgnaization but are eligible to receive the recognition from other/another affiliate organization.