To recognize significant volunteer contributions in the area of electronic business in the agriculture industry.
Information on Ron Storms
Ron Storms was a prominent committee chairman and member of numerous industry organizations including RAPID (an AgGateway predecessor organization) and the Fertilizer Institute (TFI.) He had a distinguished career at CF Industries starting in 1966. Ending his career as an eCommerce Manager, Ron was responsible for the development and coordination of all electronic commerce activities for CF Industries. His accomplishments were abundant, but above all his influence and guidance will be missed by his many friends, since his passing in 2002. Ron counted his greatest blessings as his wife Nancy and their two sons.
The Ron Storms Memorial Award recognizes distinguished individual efforts in the promotion of electronic standards and protocols in agri-business. This achievement award is given annually to a member of AgGateway, and is awarded at the Annual Conference. Evaluation is based on the characteristics that Ron exemplified including: volunteerism, integrity, reliability, selflessness, character, courage and sincerity, in connection with efforts that reflect quality, productivity and innovation in furthering eBusiness in agriculture.
Any person can make a nomination. Ideally, information provided should include:
- A concise statement on the impact the nominee's volunteer efforts have had on agri-business
- Brief biographical sketch including, name, address, title, position, company, and other awards and honors.
- Other volunteer activities.
- Two letters of recommendation from industry representatives.
Please use the nomination form posted in the right column on this page, to complete a nomination.
The award is presented at the Annual Conference in one of the general sessions.
Nominations will be reviewed and voted on by a panel consisting of the past three award winners.
For questions, contact Dawn Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org.