On January 1st last year I was awarded the Microsoft MVP Award for my contributions in the PowerShell community. The MVP Award is valid for 1 year, and is based on the contributions for the past year. On January 1st this year I was re-awarded for my 2nd year as an MVP:
Dear Jan Egil Ring,
Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2012 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. We appreciate your outstanding contributions in PowerShell technical communities during the past year.
I feel very honored to be part of this outstanding community, and I look forward to an exciting year coming with a new release of Windows and PowerShell.