Service Award


The Tilmans-Dion Section Service Award is intended to recognize a member of ASEE’s Southeastern Section who has rendered outstanding service to the Section.


The award is in the form of an award plaque presented during the Awards Ceremony at the ASEE Southeastern Section’s Annual Conference.


  • The candidate must be a member of ASEE’s Southeastern Section.
  • The candidate must be able to attend the ASEE Southeastern Section Annual Conference.
    • The award plaque is presented at the Awards Ceremony on Monday evening.


Any member of the ASEE Southeastern Section may nominate a candidate for the award.


The Awards and Recognition Unit will evaluate the applicant’s service activities.


The nomination package should include a nomination letter and a description of service activities rendered to the section. The maximum length of the document is one page.


The nomination package should be submitted electronically as a single PDF (.pdf) or compressed file (.zip) to the Section’s Vice President for Awards and Recognition:

Beth Todd, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Alabama
Phone: (205) 799-6656


Nominations will be accepted through Monday, February 19th, 2024.

Past Award Winners

Tony Tilmans Service Award Winners

2002 — J. P. Mohsen, University of Louisville
2003 — Kenneth P. Brannan, The Citadel
2004 — Peter W. Hoadley, Virginia Military Institute
2005 — Thomas Dion, The Citadel
2006 — Cecelia W. Wigal, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
2007 — Barbara Bernal Thomas, Southern Polytechnic University
2008 — Dennis Fallon, The Citadel
2009 — B. Keith Hodge, Mississippi State University
2011 — Richard O. Mines, Jr., Mercer University

Tilmans-Dion Service Award Winners

2015 — Hodge Jenkins, Mercer University
2016 — Kenneth P. Brannan, The Citadel
2017 — Barbara Bernal, Kennesaw State University
2018 — Tyson Hall, Southern Adventist University
2020 — Scott Schultz, Mercer University
2021 — Sally Pardue, Tennessee Tech University
2022 — Anna Howard, NC State University