The SEVA Award is given to SEVA members that have accomplished significant and lasting contributions for electric vehicles. Past award winners have been:
2016 – Chuck Benson. Creative tinkerer, efficiency guru, long-time EV advocate and SEVA supporter. Chuck hosted many, many meetings at his house and served as Treasurer.
2015 – Rich Rudman. Over a decade of EV racing and providing unique chargers and battery systems for people doing conversions.
2014 – Jeremy and Pam Smithson. Decades of solar installations and EV driving and more recently dozens of EV charging station installations as well as hosting a Charge for Change location.
2013 – Dave Cloud. By far the most prolific converter of gas cars to EV in our association with over a decade of conversion experience as well as many EV racing records (dragsters, electrathon, bicycle and hydroplane).
2012 – Don “Father Time” Crabtree. Over a decade of pioneering home engineering as well as help toward people and his own impressive EV drag racing creations. He still races well into his 70’s.
2011 – Jeff Finn. Many electric miles and carshows for Voltrunner plus massive amounts of legislative work done including the incredibly Pro-EV bill HB1481 from 20019, SEVA101 website, name badges, static cling window stickers, Charge-for-Change and much more.
2010 – Steve Lough. Decades of EV advocacy. EV sales at his dealership and keeping SEVA alive when almost nobody knew about EVs and small handfuls of people coming to the meetings.