MERLOT Awards: Service to MERLOT: 2005 Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award is reserved as MERLOT’s highest honor. The recipient of this award demonstrates the vision that brings MERLOT members together to create the MERLOT Community and our services. Recipients of this award have exemplified, through their vision and leadership, the highest values MERLOT holds. The recipients of this award are selected by the previous winners with consultation from MERLOT management.
The 2005 Distinguished Service Award honors Chuck Schneebeck, the 'founding father' of MERLOT. Through Chuck’s vision and perseverance, MERLOT’s rootstock ‘took hold’ and created the vines that are sustaining today’s services, programs, and innovations.