The Woodwork Institute has inducted the inaugural class of honorees for its Fellowship Award. The inductees include those who founded and built the Institute as it is known today.
The WI Fellowship Award was created to honor individuals for their lifetime of significant achievements within and service to the woodworking industry.
“Since we’re working on the future of the Woodwork Institute, It’s appropriate to honor our past and those early volunteer industry leaders that contributed so much,” said Ray Cerulli, Chair of the WI Board of Directors. “These leaders and their vision to make the Woodwork Institute the industry leader in standards with assurance through certification, are the foundation of our future vision and work.”
The following volunteers, directors, officers, and staff were major forces in the creation and development of the Woodwork Institute of California, now known as the Woodwork Institute: