Fleur De Lis Award

The Joe Gemelli Fleur De Lis Award was created in 1989. This honor is presented to a person who has contributed to the betterment of the New Orleans Saints and supported the franchise. This award is not intended for Saints players, coaches, or primary front-office personnel. The award is named after the late Joe Gemelli, who was the founder of the Touchdown Club of New Orleans, a tremendous New Orleans Saints fan and New Orleans clothier.


1989—Al Hirt 1990—Joe Gemelli (award later named for him) 1991—Dave Dixon 1992—Charlie Kertz 1993—Wayne Mack 1994—Erby Aucoin 1995—Aaron Broussard 1996—Marie Knutson 1997—Angela Hill 1998—Joe Impastato 1999—Frank Wilson 2000—Bob Remy 2001—Peter “Champ” Clark 2002—Dean Kleinschmidt
2003—Jim Fast 2004—Bob Roesler 2005—NO INDUCTEES due to Hurricane Katrina 2006—Bernard Saverio "Buddy" Diliberto, Jr. 2007—New Orleans Saints Fans (Marcy Beter) 2008—Barra Birrcher 2009—Jerry Romig 2010—Dan Simmons and Glennon “Silky” Powell 2011—Bruce Miller 2012—Jim Henderson 2013—Peter Finney Sr. 2014—Al Nastasi and Tony Piazza 2015—Doug Thornton 2016—Howard Lee "Hokie" Gajan Jr.