Elmer Marth Educator Award

Plaque and $1,500 Honorarium. Presented to an individual for outstanding service to the public, IAFP and the arena of education in food safety and food protection.

Submit a Nomination

Nominate a worthy colleague for one of our 2020 awards. Award nominations (other than the Black Pearl Award) must be submitted by email as one PDF to awards@foodprotection.org. Mailed copies sent to the IAFP office or to any other email address will not be accepted. For information on Student Travel Awards, visit the Student page. The deadline for all 2020 award nominations is Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

Make a Nomination

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2019 Recipient(s): Marcel Zwietering

    Past Awardees

  • 2018 — Trevor Vincent Suslow
  • 2017 — Judy Harrison
  • 2016 — Julie Jean
  • 2015 — Kalmia Kniel
  • 2014 — Keith Schneider
  • 2013 — Randall Phebus
  • 2012 — Mark A. Harrison
  • 2011 — F. Xavier Malcata
  • 2010 — David Golden
  • 2009 — Donald W. Schaffner
  • 2008 — Joseph F. Frank
  • 2007 — Elliot T. Ryser
  • 2006 — Lee-Ann Jaykus
  • 2005 — Christine M. Bruhn
  • 2004 — Linda J. Harris
  • 2003 — John Sofos
  • 2002 — Doug Marshall
  • 2001 — Larry R. Beuchat
  • 2000 — Susan S. Sumner
  • 1999 — Eric A. Johnson
  • 1998 — Ronald H. Schmidt
  • 1997 — Purnendu C. Vasavada
  • 1996 — Cameron R. Hackney
  • 1995 — Robert B. Gravani
  • 1994 — Kenneth R. Swartzel
  • 1993 — Irving J. Pflug
  • 1992 — William S. LaGrange
  • 1991 — William E. Sandine
  • 1990 — Michael Stiles
  • 1989 — Vernal Packard
  • 1988 — Edmund A. Zottola
  • 1987 — David K. Bandler
  • 1986 — Robert T. Marshall
  • 1985 — Lloyd B. Bullerman
  • 1984 — R. Burt Maxcy
  • 1983 — John Bruhn
  • 1982 — Floyd Bodyfelt
  • 1981 — Francis F. Busta