Recognizing Innovation and Leadership

The DMEC Emerging Leader Award recognizes individuals within the absence management industry who are contributing innovative and creative solutions for complex leave or disability challenges, and who are demonstrating evolving leadership within their organization, the industry, and/or DMEC.

Past Recipients

Learn more about our 2023 winners in the @Work article, Celebrating Leadership in Absence and Disability Management Circles, the  2022 winners in the @Work article, How Do You Define Leadership? DMEC Emerging Leader Award Winners Share Insights, and one of the 2021 winners in the podcast episode, Encouraging Leadership for Early Careerists.

Below is a list of our past award winners.

Ashleigh Brock 2023
Keemia Vaghef 2023
Stefanie Shuey 2022
William Frystak 2022
Erin Ludy 2021
Lai-Sahn Hackett 2021
Jodi MacHutchin 2019