Faculty Program Award Recipients

Joseph Cornwall, CTS-D, ISF-C, FOI, DSCE

InfoComm International®, the leading professional audiovisual trade association, presented its Educator of the Year Award to Joseph Cornwall, CTS-D®, ISF-C, FOI, DSCE.

Cornwall, Technology Evangelist for C2G, a division of Legrand, Inc., is widely recognized as an energetic and compelling instructor, trusted mentor, and seasoned industry professional. He is a talented communicator and prolific author with a successful history of publication. Cornwall is a frequent presenter at regional and international events and has created nearly two dozen training programs in the last two years alone.

From critical keynote addresses to informal technology study-groups, Cornwall has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to continuous improvement during his three decades in the AV industry.

Educator of the Year Recipients

2014 Joseph Cornwall, CTS-D, ISF-C, FOI, DSCE
2013 Malissa Dillman, CTS-D, CTS-I
2012 Nelson Baumgratz, CTS-D
2011 Steven J. Thorburn, CTS-D, CTS-I
2010 Max Kopsho, CTS, MCSE
2009 L. William Nattress III, CTS-D, CTS-I
2008 Peter H. Putman, CTS
2007 Paul Depperschmidt, CTS
2006 John Campanella, CTS-D
2005 Roy A. Hermanson, Jr., CTS-D, CTS-I
2004 Mario Maltese, CTS-D, CTS-I
2003 Gary Kayye, CTS
2002 Bill Sharer, CTS
2001 Joel Rollins, CTS-R
2000 Gordon Moore, CTS
1999 Mike Weems, CTS, MCP
1998 Scott Sharer, CTS, BA, MFA
1997 Steve Thorburn, PE, CTS-D, CTS-I
1996 Spencer Bullins, CTS
1995 André LeJeune, CTS
1994 Duffy Wilbert, CTS
1993 Fred Dixon, CTS



Each individual selected as Educator of the Year:

  • Taught or developed an InfoComm International program
  • Taught an InfoComm International seminar program during InfoComm Exhibitions
  • Published industry training/education books, manuals or pamphlets
  • Is an InfoComm International member
  • Holds a valid CTS designation

Fred Dixon Service in Education
Award Recipients

Kim Milliken
Luke Rawls, CTS
Fred Dixon, CTS
Mike Weems, CTS, MCP
Terry Friesenborg, CTS
Mario J. Maltese, CTS-D, CTS-I


The Fred Dixon Service in Education Award is bestowed upon an individual who exhibits excellence throughout his or her entire body of work.