About the Kennedy-Kafer Service Award
The Kennedy-Kafer Service Award is presented at 3RNet’s annual conference to a 3RNet member who demonstrates the same passion, dedication, and loyalty toward 3RNet’s mission as the awards namesakes: Nikki Kennedy-Kafer and Jerry Kafer.
3RNet staff members select the Kennedy-Kafer Service Award recipient. The first Award was presented in 2014.
About Nikki Kennedy-Kafer and Jerry Kafer
Nikki Kennedy-Kafer and Jerry Kafer are former employees of 3RNet. Nikki joined 3RNet as a full-time administrator in July of 1999, and worked out of her home office in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. She served as the contact for candidates, facilities and members, maintained the website, and answered the toll-free phone line. In many ways, she and Fred Moskol, 3RNet's founder, became the face of 3RNet. Jerry Kafer came on board as a part-time employee in the winter of 2008. Jerry became full-time associate administrator in the fall of 2009. Nikki and Jerry both retired in 2014.
Kennedy-Kafer Service Award Recipients
Ann Cranford and Mike Shimmens
2017 - Ann Cranford - Read the full announcement here.
2016 - Joni Adamson - Read the full announcement here.
2015 - Renee Fullerton - Read the full announcement here.
2014 - Melissa Candelaria - Read the full announcement here.