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RTS History

RTS Chairpersons
Alison Gill, Simon Fraser University - 2011-2014
Dan Olsen, Brandon University - 2009-2011
Sanjay Nepal, Texas A&M University - 2007-2009
Robert Pfister, East Carolina University - 2005-2007
Deborah Che, Western Michigan University - 2003-2005
Dallen Timothy, Arizona State University - 2001-2003
Dimitri Ioannides, Southwest Missouri State University - 1999-2001
Barbara Carmichael, Wilfrid Laurier University - 1997-1999
Alan A. Lew, Northern Arizona University - 1995-1997
Klaus J. Meyer-Ardent, University of West Florida - 1993-1995
Rudi Hartman, University of Colorado, Denver - 1991-1993
Richard W. Butler, University of Western Ontario, emeritus - 1989-1991
F. Andrew Schoolmaster, University of North Texas - 1987-1989
Robert L. Janiskee, University of South Carolina - 1985-1987
Stanley R. Lieber, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale - 1983-1985
Richard V. Smith, Miami University (Ohio), emeritus - 1981-1983
Lisle S. Mitchell, University of South Carolina - 1974-1981

Roy Wolfe Award Recipients
- For outstanding contributions to the field and discipline of Recreation, Tourism and Sport Geography:
Wes Rhoel, Temple University, 2010
Dan Knudsen, University of Indiana - 2009
Victor Teye, Arizona State University - 2008
Anne-Marie d'Hautessere, University of Waikato, NZ - 2006
Dallen Timothy, Arizona State University - 2005
Dimitri Ioannides, Southwest Missouri State University - 2003
Keith Debbage, University of North Carolina, Greensboro - 2002
Alison Gill, Simon Fraser University - 2001
Alan A. Lew, Northern Arizona University - 2000
Rudi Hartman, University of Colorado, Denver - 1999
Klaus Meyer-Arendt, University of West Florida - 1998
Robert Janiskee, University of South Carolina- 1996
Charles A. Stanfield, West Chester State College (Pennsylvania) - 1995
Carlton S. VanDoren, Texas A&M University - 1994
Richard W. Butler, University of Western Ontario - 1993
Peter E. Murphy, University of Victoria - 1992
Geoffrey Wall, Waterloo University - 1991
Richard V. Smith, Miami University (Ohio) - 1990
John Rooney, University of Oklahoma - 1989
Lisle S. Mitchell, University of South Carolina - 1988

John Rooney Applied RTS Award Recipients
- For outstanding contributions to the field and discipline of Applied Recreation, Tourism and Sport Geography
Alan A. Lew, Northern Arizona University - 2013
Wes Roehl, Temple University - 2008
Geoffrey Wall, Waterloo University - 2000
Lloyd Hudman, Brigham Young University - 1999
Mark Okrant, Plymouth State College - 1998
Robert A. Britton, American Airlines - 1997


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