Edward A. Guilbert e-Business Professional Award
Recognizing Significant Career Contributions in e-Business Message Development
Since 1991, DISA has awarded this lifetime achievement honor as the highest level of recognition bestowed upon a
professional who demonstrates outstanding leadership in the e-business standards field.
The award is named in honor of Edward A. Guilbert, who served as a logistics officer during the Berlin
Airlift of 1948 and later created the first system to exchange data electronically.
Candidates for nomination include individuals who exhibit a lifetime of strength and accomplishments in
the following areas towards the advancement of e-business and EDI standards:
- Breadth of Industry Service: Industry Participation and Profile of Service Achievements
- Quality of Service: Level of Vision, Pioneering
- Duration of Service: Dedication
- Additional Statement from the Nominee's Sponsor Regarding Qualifications
The nomination period for the 2012 Guilbert Award has ended.
The nominations are reviewed based upon the Evaluation Criteria and the
Presentation of Awards
The DISA Awards were presented during the General Session of the
2012 ASC X12 Fall Standing Meeting
on October 1, 2012 in Rochester, NY.
2012 Guilbert Awards
Bob Miller & Kim Santos
Mr. Bob Miller and Mr. Kim Santos were selected as the 2012 Guilbert Award honorees. Mr. Miller served ASC X12
as both the Chair and Vice Chair of X12C Communications & Controls. In his work with X12C, he was a major contributor
and subject matter expert in the development of X12.5 Interchange Control Structures, X12.6 Application Control Structure
and X12.56 Interconnect Mailbag Control Structures. Mr. Miller is retired from GEIS/GXS as a VAN support specialist
Mr. Santos is a retired U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer. He was instrumental in the development of
the original Manifest application at CBP through the use of the precursor to X12, the Transportation Data Coordinating
Committee (TDCC) standards. Mr. Santos was an active participant at ASC X12 dating back to 1986. He was elected as the
first Chair of Transportation's Task Group 9 - Customs, when the task group was formed in 1994. He continued as chair
until his retirement from CBP in 2010. In addition to chairing Task Group 9, Kim was an active participant in other
Task Groups within Transportation, including Ocean, Motor, Rail, and the full Transportation Subcommittee.
Guilbert Award Recipients
|2011||Peter D. Pruyne
Dan Codman (posthumously)
|2002||Dr. Kepa Zubeldia
John B. Hunter
|2001||Jessie W. Alderson
||1998||Harriet J. Rusk
||1997||James J. Muenz
||1995||Earl J. Bass
Joseph G. Carley
Ralph W. Notto
|1993||Burton F. Millard
||1992||Clifford R. Buys
||1991||Edward A. Guilbert
David L. Torma
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