Honorary Life Membership Award

Plaque. The Honorary Life Membership Award recognizes IAFP members for their dedication to the high ideals and objectives of the International Association for Food Protection and for dedicated service to the Association. 

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

2018 Recipient(s): P. Michael Davidson, Michael P. Doyle, Steven C. Murphy, Terence Peters, Kathleen T. Rajkowski

    Past Awardees

  • 2017 — David Blomquist, Maria Teresa Destro, Marilyn Lee, John Sofos, Katie Swanson
  • 2016 — Joseph Disch, Joseph Frank, Robert Gravani, Thomas McCaskey, Deog-Hwan Oh
  • 2015 — Dane Bernard, Christine Bruhn, Bernadette D.G.M. Franco, Eugene Frey
  • 2014 — Russell Flowers, Fred Weber
  • 2013 — Anna Lammerding, Morris Potter, Gloria Swick-Brown, R. Bruce Tompkin
  • 2012 — Charles A. (Bert) Bartleson, Harold K. Bengsch, Thomas L. Schwarz, Purnendu C. Vasavada
  • 2011 — Ann Draughon, Jack Guzewich, Charles D. Price, O. Peter Snyder, Jr., Ewen C.D. Todd
  • 2010 — Ron Schmidt
  • 2009 — Larry R. Beuchat, Frank Busta, Carl S. Custer
  • 2008 — John C. Bruhn, Gale Prince, Helene Uhlmann
  • 2007 — Archie C. Holliday
  • 2006 — William H. Brewer and William S. LaGrange
  • 2005 — Ron Case, Wilbur Feagan, Roy Ginn and John Silliker
  • 2004 — Harold Wainess
  • 2003 — Randy Daggs and Lloyd Luedecke
  • 2002 — Warren Clark
  • 2001 — Edmund A. Zottola, John G. Cerveny and Robert Tiffin
  • 2000 — William L. Arledge and Robert L. Sanders
  • 1999 — Sidney E. Barnard, Michael H. Brodsky, Charles W. Felix, and James L. Smith
  • 1998 — H. V. Atherton and David D. Fry
  • 1997 — Frank L. Bryan
  • 1996 — Richard C. Swanson
  • 1995 — Lloyd B. Bullerman and Robert T. Marshall
  • 1994 — Ken Kirby
  • 1993 — None given
  • 1992 — A. Richard Brazis and Harry Haverland
  • 1991 — Leon Townsend and Dick B. Whitehead
  • 1990 — Joseph E. Edmondson
  • 1989 — Earl Wright and Vernon Cupps
  • 1988 — Kenneth Whaley and Paul J. Pace
  • 1987 — Elmer Marth and James Jezeski
  • 1986 — John G. Collier
  • 1985 — Patrick J. Dolan, Franklin W. Barber, and Clarence K. Luchterhand
  • 1984 — Paul Elliker
  • 1983 — Orlowe Osten
  • 1982 — None given
  • 1981 — Robert M. Parker
  • 1980 — Alvin E. Tesdal and Laurence G. Harmon
  • 1979 — Joseph C. Olson, Jr.
  • 1978 — Karl K. Jones
  • 1977 — Harold Heiskell
  • 1976 — A. Bender Luce
  • 1975 — A. E. Parker
  • 1974 — H. L. Thomasson and K. G. Weckel
  • 1973 — Fred E. Uetz
  • 1972 — C. W. Dromgold and E. Wallenfeldt
  • 1971 — Wiliam V. Hickey
  • 1970 — Harold J. Barnum
  • 1969 — John Faulkner
  • 1968 — M. P. Baker and W. C. Frazier
  • 1967 — C. A. Abele and L. A. Black
  • 1966 — M. R. Fisher
  • 1965 — Fred Basselt and Ivan Parkin
  • 1964 — C. B. and A. L. Shogren
  • 1963 — C. K. Johns and Harold Macy
  • 1962 — None given
  • 1961 — Sarah Vance Dugan
  • 1960 — None given
  • 1959 — William H. Price
  • 1958 — H. Clifford Goslee
  • 1957 — J. H. Shrader