The ACTEC Foundation Presents First Distinguished Service Award
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation (The ACTEC Foundation) announced the creation of the Distinguished Service Award. Approved by the Executive Committee of The ACTEC Foundation on February 17, 2020 and ratified by the Board of Directors on March 7, 2020, the award recognizes individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the trust and estate profession and have provided exemplary service to and support of The ACTEC Foundation. Both the Executive Committee and Board of Directors further approved a resolution to bestow the first Distinguished Service Award jointly to Judith W. (Judy) and Howard M. (Scott) McCue.
Judy’s and Scott’s contributions to the trust and estate profession are numerous and include serving as ACTEC President 2005 – 2006 (Judy) and as a Regent (Scott) of the College.
In addition to Judy’s two, six-year terms on the Foundation’s Board of Directors, she served as Secretary of the Foundation, Chair of the Grant Committee, and a member of the Foundation’s Executive Committee. She was instrumental in the creation and success of the Dennis I. Belcher Young Leaders Program and further served on Foundation Committees throughout the course of her twelve years on the Board of Directors.
Scott served six years on the Foundation’s Board of Directors and was Chair of the Grant Committee. He was crucial to the establishment of many successful law school clinics funded by the Foundation. Scott also served as a member of Foundation Committees over the course of his time served on the Board of Directors.
Not only have Judy and Scott contributed their time and talent, they have generously provided decades of financial support to The ACTEC Foundation.
L. Henry Gissel, Jr. Immediate Past President of The ACTEC Foundation, congratulated Judy and Scott on the Distinguished Service Award, and praised them for their commitment and years of service to The ACTEC Foundation.
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