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Richard A. Angle Lifetime Achievement Award

The Richard A. Angle Lifetime Achievement Award was established by the Rensselaer Rotary Club in 
2006 to honor an outstanding member of Rotary who held the qualities shown by Rich in his years of 
Rotary service (1980-2005) and (2003-2004) as District Governor of District 6540. Rich joined the 
Rensselaer Club in 1980 and served there until he moved to the Fowler Club in 1985. While in the 
Fowler Club he served as President twice (1989-90 and 1995-96) with many committee chairmanships, 
and on the district level he served as District Trainer (1996-97) under Art Malasto and (1997-98) 
under Albert Alazraki. He was elected District Governor Elect in 2002-03.
Rich was diagnosed with cancer during his DG year and died on May 14, 2005.
Each year the committee will select an outstanding Rotarian from District 6540 to receive the award 
at the   District Conference.
Selection committee: Ann Zehner Angle (spouse, Past President of the Rensselaer Rotary Club), Missy Houghtaling, and PDG Daniel Ryan

Previous Award Winners
2006-07    PDG John B. Egan    Rensselaer Club
2007-08  PDG Daniel Ryan  DeMotte-Kankakee Valley
2008-09  PDG Art Malasto    Valparaiso
2009-10    Wallace Laird, posthumously  Rensselaer
2010-11 PDG Terry McKay, posthumously Elkhart
2011-12 PDG Floyd Lancia Anthony Wayne
2012-13 PDG David Wilson  Kendallville
2013-14  Dick Conklin  Fort Wayne
2014-15   Jack Cross  Delphi
2015-16  Missy Houghtaling  Boswell
2016-17 Al Diefenbach   Fort Wayne
2017-18 Brent Sheppard Granger Sunrise
2018-19 PDG Roger Sims Munster
2019-20 PDG Steve Sorenson Fowler
2020-21 PDG Judith Walker Hammond
2021-22 Keith Bruxvoort Highland
2022-23 PDG John Frischie Kentland