This award is given to recognize an individual, group, business, agency, or community that has promoted and provided for the enhancement, awareness, or employment of individuals with exceptionalities in order to promote and support their full participation within the community.
2020 Dr. Dawn Gallup Honor Recipient Award Winners:
Bill Digneit - Theatre for All - Northern Michigan University
Bill Digneit is an assistant professor with Northern Michigan University, in Communication and Media Studies, and is also the Director of the Thomas Fine Arts Theatre on the University’s campus. Bill is the co-owner of Double Trouble Entertainment, a Michigan based entertainment and production company focusing on nightclub design and outdoor events.
Bill also is part owner of DIGS Gastropub in Marquette, Michigan. Furthermore, Bill is the current production manager for the annual LDI Conference Program (including LDInstitute and LDIntensives) in Las Vegas and also for LDI Mexico. He has been working in production management with LDI for over 10 years. Bill consistently demonstrates great passion and commitment to ensuring individuals with exceptionalities have equal access to community events and theatre performances.