Bob Shanks is the winner of the IET Volunteer Core Value Award for Excellence.
The Awards recognise IET volunteers who demonstrate its core values of Integrity, Excellence and Teamwork.
Bob Shanks, Imagineering’s Chairman received the Core Volunteer Award for Excellence for his contribution to the Coventry & Warwickshire Local
The IET’s citation reads:
“Bob was nominated by Dave Archer, who told us that Bob has consistently engaged, organised, managed, and worked tirelessly to enhance the role of all engineers through organising events for IET members Chairing IET committees and sub-groups.
Bob also chairs and is a founder member of the Imagineering Foundation which is dedicated to encouraging young people from the age of 7 upwards to be involved in STEM based activities through school clubs or Imagineering Fairs and other events.
Whether IET events are organised by him or not, Bob will always be first to help or to stand in and lead an event if the current Chair is unable to due
to work or other personal demands. Bob’s broad experience and detailed knowledge of industry can always be relied upon. Due to his experience the younger members of the committees look up to him for guidance and advice, which Bob is always willing to share and give.
Dave, who has worked with Bob on IET committees for over 30 years, told us that Bob has never let the team down in all that time, and he was very pleased to be able to nominate Bob for an award to give him the recognition he deserves for his endeavours.”
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