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About David Riddell

As a member and past president of SITE, David Riddell was always upbeat about the incentive travel industry and forever the promoter of the value of performance improvement. As a leader of SITE, he envisioned what the organization could look like in the future, and worked diligently to effect change and mold the Society into the leading global authority in our industry. He believed in SITE. He was approachable. He was full of life. He was everyone’s friend. He was a mentor, a visionary and a leader.

This scholarship was created in memory of SITE Past President David Riddell. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide an opportunity for worthy individuals to participate in SITE educational programs to ensure the future growth of SITE as he envisioned, provided those individuals meet the qualifications.

All SITE chapters are invited to nominate a worthy individual to receive the David Riddell Scholarship.


2015 Scholarship Winner

The 2015 David Riddell Memorial Scholarship recipient is Kelsey Gernert, Sales Manager, Eco Destination Management Services, Aruba/Curacao.

For consideration for the 2016 Award, please check back for nomination and application details.

 The David Riddell Scholarship will only be awarded to a qualified, exceptional candidate. The SITE Foundation reserves the right to withhold the scholarship if an exceptional candidate is not identified.

Please contact with any questions.