FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees

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FGDLA Hall of Fame

In recognition of an individual who has made significant contributions in promoting and developing distance learning in the Federal Government.

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2021

To be determined.

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees,  Class of 2020

No FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees in 2020.

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2019

No FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees in 2019.

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2018

1.  Paul Thurkettle - Allied Command Transformation (ACT), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) 

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2017

1.  Timothy J. Carrier - Justice Television Network & Media Services, Office of Legal Education, United States Department of Justice

2.  Jay A. Coope - Office of Training and Development, United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2016

1.  Dr. Kenneth P. Pisel - Joint Forces Staff College, National Defense University (NDU), United States Department of Defense (DoD)

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2015

1.  James McGettigan - Information Technology Division, National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2014

1.  Dr. Judith Bayliss - Defense Acquisition University (DAU), United States Department of Defense

2.  John F. Hemleben - College of Distance Education & Training, Marine Corps University, United States Marine Corps

3.  Dr. Reggie Smith, III - JANUS Research Group, Inc.

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2013

1.  Russ Colbert - U.S. Federal Government Market Director, Polycom, Inc. 

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2012

1.  Paul Jesukiewicz - Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2011

1.  MSgt Glenn Kanak - United States Department of the Air Force

2.  Col Donald Philpitt - United States Department of the Air Force

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2010

No FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees in 2010.

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2009

1.  Walter Breckons - United States Department of the Army

2.  G A Redding - Institute for Defense Analyses, Inc.

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2008

No FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees in 2008.

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2007

1.  MSGT Eric Reynolds - United States Department of the Air Force

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2006

1.  Dr. David Hartt - United States Coast Guard, United States Department of Homeland Security

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2005

1.  Glenn Embry - United States Department of the Air Force

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2004

1.  LtCol Brian Hermann - United States Department of the Air Force

2.  Dee Olsen - United States Department of the Treasury

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2003

1.  Robert Wisher, Ph.D. - United States Department of the Defense

2.  CDR Ben Stewart - United States Coast Guard, United States Department of Homeland Security

3.  Larry Quinn - United States Department of Agriculture

4.  David Navari - Vertex Solutions, Inc.

5.  Karen Mantyla - Quiet Power, Inc.

6.  Steve Larkin - United States Department of the Treasury

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2002

1.  Will Peratino - United States Department of the Defense

2.  Daniel Mayhew - United States Department of Veterans Affairs

3.  Ned Futoran - United States Department of Homeland Security

4.  Jim Boyd - United States Department of the Interior

5.  Larry Blevins, Ph.D. - United States Department of the Navy

FGDLA Hall of Fame Inductees, Class of 2001

1.  Jolly Holden, Ed.D. - StarBand Communications, Inc.

2.  Edwin McDowell - United States Department of the Army

3.  Hank Payne, Ph.D. - United States Department of Transportation

4.  Robbie Smith - United States Department of Energy

5.  Philip Westfall, Ph.D. - United States Department of the Air Force