International Leadership Award

Plaque, $2,000 Honorarium and reimbursement to attend IAFP 2020. Presented to an individual for dedication to the high ideals and objectives of IAFP and for promotion of the mission of the Association in countries outside of the United States and Canada.

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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2020 Recipient(s): Norma Heredia

    Past Awardees

  • 2019 — Marcel Zwietering
  • 2018 — Roy Biggs
  • 2017 — George-John Nychas
  • 2016 — Khalid Mohamed Sharif Alawadhi
  • 2015 — Jean-Louis Cordier
  • 2014 — John Holah
  • 2013 — J. Santos Garcia Alvarado
  • 2012 — Bernadette Dora Gombossy de Melo Franco
  • 2011 — Patricia Desmarchelier
  • 2010 — Maria Teresa Destro
  • 2009 — Laurentina Pedroso
  • 2008 — F. Xavier Malcata
  • 2007 — Leon Gorris
  • 2006 — Christopher Griffith
  • 2005 — Serve Notermans
  • 2004 — Martin B. Cole
  • 2003 — Alex von Holy
  • 2002 — Tom McMeekin