In the words of the of the first winner of this award, Boyd Allison, “Bill Axselle was the legal counsel for legislative efforts of the VMBA for over two decades and was a tireless advocate, never at a loss for a solution to the many legislative issues our industry faced. His ability to bring differing sides together was amazing as witnessed by those lucky enough to have worked with him.” The Bill Axselle Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2018, prior to Bill’s death, as a way to honor him and his contributions to the VMBA and our industry. Nominations for this award are solicited from VMBA members, then voted on by the VMBA Board of Directors. It is awarded each year at the VMBA Annual Meeting during Annual Convention.
Each year the VMBA Bill Axselle Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to an individual that exemplify the spirit grace and achievement of Bill Axselle and the following criteria:
The award recipient will be voted on by the current VMBA Board of Directors. Nominations are only accepted from current VMBA members. The deadline for submissions is September 7, 2022. Click here to submit a nomination.