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.

  • Sponsored by: Nelson-Jameson, Inc.
  • 2021 Recipient(s): Elizabeth A. Bihn

Submit a Nomination

Nominate a worthy colleague for one of our 2022 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 2022 award nominations is Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

Past Awardees

  • 2020 Lynn M. McMullen
  • 2019 Marcel Zwietering
  • 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