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2012 – Richard & Marti Dermer

Nomination letter: I have long been impressed by the description of the primary Edeiken Award qualifications. “The Kiteflier of the Year will be a person who, during their lifetime, will have shown friendly, loving, fair, and even-handed concern for people in general,...

2012 – George Emmons

Nomination letter: The Ingraham Award is used to recognize people for their long term support for the American Kitefliers Association and its goals. The efforts on behalf of the AKA by recent honorees have been very visible in their nature with most AKA members aware...

2012 – Robert Brasington

Nomination letter: Robert Brasington’s love of architecture and nature are the foundation for his designs and keen use of color gradients resulting in a recognizable, unique and innovative style.  He has designed and produced literally hundreds of different kites. ...

2012 Voting

Region Total President 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 John Barresi 44 42 41 43 40 69 39 55 38 92 17 29 42 591 Gayle Woodul 1 1 2 2 6 Michael Dallmer 3 3 David Gomberg 1 1 2 Marla Miller 1 1 2 No vote 2 2 Cliff Quinn 1 1 Joyce King 1 1 Charles Stonestreet 1 1 Larry...

2012 – Enid, OK

35th Annual American Kitefliers Association Annual Convention and Grand Nationals Enid, OK [hr] Sport Kite EVENT Place Competitor Exp Individual Ballet 1 Paul Koepke Exp Individual Ballet 2 Laura Stonestreet Exp Individual Ballet 3 Charles Stonestreet Exp Individual...