SANA Awards History

Each year at Convention we acknowledge certain SANA members for their service to the Industry, by giving awards of Service, Merit or a Gold Medal.

Merit Award:

This award honours an individual who has shown dedication and support the Green Industry over a number of years.

Service Award:

This award is presented to a loyal SANA member who displays years of commitment to the organisation through positive, motivated and regular attendance of trade days, functions and conferences.

Gold Medal:

SANA’s highest honour. This medal is awarded to a dedicated member who has been a loyal supporter of SANA and who has made a valuable contribution to the Green Industry over numerous years.

President’s Trophy:

The recipient of this award is chosen by the President. It is awarded to a SANA member that has given the president exceptional support and guidance.

 

 

Previous Recipients:

Year

Merit Award

Service Award

Gold Medal

2001

Lolly Stuart

Chris Wilkinson

Not Awarded

2002

Serf Serfontein

Kay Montgomery

Gill Blignaut

2003

Dawn Collard
Michele Coetzer

Vic Grobler
Wessel Duif Jnr

Di Goodwin

2004

Morné Faulhammer

Jac Duif
Pierre Paillard

Mike Zingel
Roy Trendler

2005

Jacques D Malan
Gerald Schofield

Hester McLachlan-Evans

GB Braak (posthumous)
Mark Sachs

2006

Mandy Fick

Diane Ross

Gordon McLachlan

2007

Theunis Ebersohn

Jan van Blerk

Vic Grobler
Brian Krull

2008

Ivo van Geest
Carmel Wolf

Paul Vonk

Mike Gibbons
Jacques Malan
Rob Stodel

2009

Jaques du Plessis

Peter Goodwin

Dick Carter
Jeff Parsley

2010

Dharmesh Roopsingh
Alan Ross

Wayne Stewart
Tanya Visser

Jan van Bergen
Chris Wilkinson

2011

Cary Goodwin

Halmar Taschner
Ian Simon

Frik Bruwer

2012

Warwick Bayer

Not awarded

Marlaen Straathof

2013

Leon Scholtz

Keith Kirsten
Morné Faulhammer

Gerrie Griffioen

2014 Gavin Armfield

Cary Goodwin
Nick Stodel

Theuis Ebersohn
Alan Ross

2015

Heyns Botha
DM Hoffman

Dawn Collard
Charles Oosthuizen

Paul Vonk