The R.E. Dorer Award honors Rowland "Rollie" E. Dorer of Virginia, one of the founding members of the association. The R.E. Dorer Award is the highest achievement award of the Virginia Mosquito Control Association.
Mr. Dorer graduated from Rutgers University in 1932 and moved to Virginia in 1933. From his position at the Virginia State Department of Health, he spearheaded mosquito control efforts for over 50 years. Mr. Dorer’s success in mosquito control came through the State Health Department and as a Commissioner to the Virginia Beach Mosquito Commission for many years.
Nominations should be submitted in writing to the awards committee and will be brought to the executive board for unanimous approval.