Chapter Leader of the Year Recipients

This award identifies and recognizes the SCTE chapter member who has made the most significant contribution to his or her chapter through active participation in its programs and efforts during the past year.


Nominations for this award are due by January 31st for consideration. To nominate a chapter leader, please use the nomination form.

2019 Recipient


Royd Miller, Comcast Cable Communications, Penn-Ohio Chapter

Royd Miller has been a member of SCTE for 15 years and started as a chapter volunteer in 2017. He quickly became a valuable part of the Penn-Ohio Chapter’s leadership team and is currently on his second term as chapter president. Royd has been influential in starting or expanding chapter programs including mentoring, education outreach, scholarship, technology and Hall of Honor. He’s spoken at the annual Chapter Leadership Conference and has taken on several national volunteer roles including Network Operations Subcommittee, WG3, the Interface Practices Subcommittee, the 3GHz Task Force, proctoring, awards and compliance subcommittee, chapter support committee and is the chair of the No Chapter Left Behind Subcommittee. Royd works for Comcast Cable Communications in the Pittsburgh area.

2018 Mike O'Dell Penn-Ohio Chapter
2018 Karen Torrenti New England Chapter
2017 Patrick Campbell Sooner State Chapter
2016 Raul Velasquez , Aaron Weimer High Plains Chapter , Chattahoochee Chapter
2015 Jim Ball Crystal Coast Chapter
2014 Danny Raynes Old Dominion Chapter
2013 John Vavrousek Mt. Rainier Chapter
2012 George Bosak Dakota Territory
2011 Randy Love Cascade Range Chapter
2010 Powell Bedgood Emerald Coast Chapter
2009 Markus Kofoid , Kelly Doss Alaska Chapter , Bluegrass Chapter
2008 Clifford Simpson Great Lakes Chapter
2007 Amanda Walton Cascade Range Chapter
2006 Brenda Hunt Cactus Chapter
2005 Joseph Cutrona, Jr. New England Chapter
2005 Steven D. Johnson Sooner State Chapter
2004 Roger Paul Central California Chapter
2003 Keith Grunberg Cascade Range Chapter
2003 Randy Bunnell Badger State Chapter
2002 Tom Maguire Sierra Chapter
2001 Roger K. Hughes Penn-Ohio Chapter
2000 Bob Foote New England Chapter
1998 Jim Fronk Wheat State Chapter
1998 Gary Wilson Bluegrass, Music City and Ohio Valley Chapters