The June Krauser Communications Award is presented annually to a USMS registered individual, or group, whose communicative efforts have contributed to the growth, improvement, or success of United States Masters Swimming.
To submit a nomination, write a one-page letter detailing why the candidate is deserving of the award. Include the name, address, email and phone information for the nominee and nominator.
Submit nominations electronically to Hugh Moore at swimmoore AT comcast DOT net
|2012||The author of 18 books and over 300 major articles on swimming and other topics, Phil is one of the world's lading advocates for swimming at all levels. His writings have contributed to not only the growth, improvement, and success of USMS, but to swimming as a sport and a lifelong pursuit of fitness for Masters swimming worldwide.|
|2011||Jane has written more than a dozen books on swimming or aquatics, contributed to scores of periodicals, presented at more than 100 lectures, and released four videos. In fact her nomination included 21 pages of references. She is a remarkable ambassador for US Masters Swimming.|
|2010||The Pacific Masters Communications team includes Joanne Berven - newsletter editor, Caroline Lambert - Facebook guru, Tracy Barbates, chief tweeter, and Michael Moore - Webmaster.|
|2009||Meg served as editor of the USMS Rule Book for over a decade, as USMS Secretary for 4 years, and as Webmaster and newsletter editor for her club. She served as part of the transitional team and was a "guiding light" in the creation and launch of SWIMMER Magazine.|
|2008||Paul was recognized for his pioneer communications efforts and continued service to his club swimmers and USMS.|
|2007||Julie serves her LMSC as registrar, Top 10 recorder, newsletter editor, and SPMA librarian. She instigated many innovative ideas including distributing the newsletter with the USMS magazine and holding conference call instead face-to-face meetings.|
|2006||Lynn has been an active part of the USMS Communications Committee since it was created, and has been an important contributor to the USMS web site. She has also maintained the Long Distance Section of the USMS web site, and the USMS Calendar of events for several years.|
|2005||June created, edited and published the Swim Master newsletter — the first official publication of USMS. In addition to being the first-ever recipient of the USMS Communications Award, this award will henceforth be named in June's honor.|