Service Awards

Each year the Society of Decorative Painters (SDP) honors exceptional contributions by its members with its Service Awards. Our 2017 Service Awards were presented at the Annual SDP International Conference & Expo that took place in May in Daytona Beach, Florida. Nominations for our 2018 Service Awards will open later this year. 

Silver Palette Award

Established in 1977, the Silver Palette Award recognizes noteworthy and exceptional contributions by a member in furthering the mission of SDP.

2017 Recipient:
Cheri Rol, MDA

Dedicated Service Award

First awarded in 1984, the Dedicated Service Award recognizes members for their outstanding and dedicated service to SDP.

2017 Recipient:

Gail Oram, MDA, VGM

Priscilla Hauser Award for Business and Industry

Named after our founder and established in 2000, the Priscilla Hauser Award for Business and Industry recognizes members for consistent and exceptional business contributions to the painting industry and SDP.

2017 Recipient:
Darla Foreman, Turtle Hollow Artist

Chapter Service Award

Our youngest award established in 2001, the Chapter Service Award recognizes members for outstanding and dedicated service to his/her SDP Chapter.

2017 Recipient:
Jean Archer, MDA

President Commendation Award

Awarded by the current Board President, the President Commendation Award recognizes a member for his/her participation in and dedication to SDP.

2017 Recipient:
Mary Sue Baldwin