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

Please consider nominating a worthy colleague or submitting your application for one of our 2019 awards. Award nominations (other than the Black Pearl) must be submitted electronically. Emailed or mailed copies sent to the IAFP office will not be accepted. For information on Student Travel Awards visit the Student page. The deadline for all 2019 award nominations and applications is Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

Make a Nomination

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2018 Recipient(s): Trevor Vincent Suslow

    Past Awardees

  • 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