ANSI Announces Recipients of 2022 Leadership and Service Awards

Distinguished recipients will be honored during World Standards Week

NEW YORK, August 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The American National Institute of Standards (ANSI) today announced the 21 recipients of its 2022 Leadership and Service Awards. Recipients are recognized for their significant contributions to national and international standards activities, as well as their ongoing commitment to their industry, the nation, and improving the global system of voluntary consensus standards. Winners will be honored at the ANSI Leadership and Service Awards Ceremony hosted in conjunction with World Standards Weekon October 12, 2022in washington d.c..

ANSI congratulates the following distinguished recipients:

ASTIN-POLK INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS MEDAL

Gordon GillermannDirector of the Standards Coordinating Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will receive the Astin-Polk Medal of International Standards, which honors distinguished service in promoting trade and understanding among nations through the advancement, development or administration of international standardization, measurement or certification.

PRESIDENT’S AWARD

Jennifer StradmanDirector, Technical Barriers to Trade at the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), will receive the President’s Award, which honors outstanding achievement by any group or individual on behalf of ANSI or the ANSI Federation.

EDWARD LOHSE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MEDAL

Paul GreenDirector, Corporate Product Regulations and Standards, Intel Corporation, will receive the Edward Lohse Medal for Information Technology, which recognizes outstanding efforts to foster cooperation among organizations involved in global IT standardization.

ELIHU THOMSON ELECTROTECHNOLOGY MEDAL

Kevin LippertSenior Advisor – International Standards, UL Standards & Engagement, will receive the Elihu Thomson Electrotechnology Medal, which honors an individual who has made outstanding and dedicated contributions to the field of electrotechnical standardization, conformity assessment and related activities at the national and international. international levels.

FINEGAN STANDARDS MEDAL

Angela McCaskill, RN, MSc. Global Health, ISO/TC 304 WG5 Project Manager, Health Care Quality Management Systems Standardwill receive the Finegan Standards Medal, which honors individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in the development and actual application of voluntary standards.

GEORGE S. WHAM LEADERSHIP MEDAL

Elizabeth Georgeconsultant and strategist in global medical device regulations and standards, will receive the George S. Wham Medal of Leadership, which honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the voluntary standards community and provided long-term leadership and qualities visionaries in support of the ANSI Federation.

HOWARD COONLEY MEDAL

R David Pittle, doctorateformer commissioner of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and former chief technical officer and senior vice president of Consumer Reports, will receive the Howard Coonley Medal, which recognizes a leader who has benefited the national economy through voluntary standardization and conformity assessment with outstanding results supporting standardization as a management tool.

MAUREEN BREITENBERG MEDAL FOR RESEARCH IN CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT

Stephanie Tannerchief environmental engineer of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program, will receive the Maureen Breitenberg Research Medal for Conformity Assessment, which honors work that advances the principles of National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA) through outstanding contributions to reducing redundancies and the complexity of compliance assessment.

STEPHEN CRAWFORD MEDAL FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION

Guillaume Schimmelmanaging director and chief executive officer of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, received the Stephen Crawford Medal for Workforce Development and Innovation, which recognizes accredited credentialing bodies that have a significant impact on development of labor in United States. The prize is called Stephen Crawforda strong advocate for workforce development and a valued leader and contributor to ANSI, Workcred, and the broader workforce and credentialing communities, who passed away in 2022.

NEW GENERATION AWARD

Several individuals will receive the Next Generation award, given to professionals who have been engaged in standardization or conformity assessment activities for less than eight years and who have, during this period, demonstrated vision, leadership , dedication and significant contributions in their chosen field. activity.

Grace Rohinternational standards specialist, UL Standards & Commitment

Chelsea RubadouEngineer, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Christopher SchmidStandards Engineer, UL Standards and Commitment

Travis ThulPrincipal Investigator and Director of Operations, Technological Leadership Institute of University of Minnesota

MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD

The following individuals will receive the Meritorious Service Award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the US voluntary standards system. Each has demonstrated exceptional service in enabling ANSI to accomplish the purposes for which it was founded.

Byron HorakDirector of Engineering, HVAC Performance, Intertek

David Kaplandoctoratebiologist, US Food and Drug Administration (retired)

Anish KarmarkardoctorateSenior Director, Standards Strategy and Architecture, Oracle

Stephen Kwan, doctorateprofessor emeritus, San Jose State University

James LewisPresident, J. Lewis Consulting Group, LLC

Vladimir Murashov, PhD., Principal Investigator, Office of the Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Amy Phelpscomputer scientist, NIST

Karen WillisIndustry Director, Lighting Systems, National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

ANSI congratulates these outstanding individuals for their contributions and achievements in the standards and conformity assessment industry.

About ANSI

The American National Institute of Standards (ANSI) is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve both the global competitiveness of American businesses and the quality of life in the United States by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and compliance systems. conformity assessment, and preserving their integrity. Its members are made up of businesses, professional societies and trade associations, standards developers, government agencies, and consumer and labor organizations.

The Institute represents and serves the diverse interests of more than 270,000 companies and organizations and 30 million professionals worldwide. ANSI is the official US representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, through the US National Committee, to the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). For more information, visit www.ansi.org.

SOURCE American National Standards Institute

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