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. 

  • 2021 Recipient(s): Kenneth Anderson, Judy Greig, Mickey Parish, F. Tracy Schonrock, Edward Wellmeyer

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 Patrice Arbault (posthumously), Jeffrey M. Farber, Judy Harrison, Allen R. Sayler, Peter J. Slade, Mary Lou Tortorello
  • 2019 J. Stan Bailey, Pina M. Fratamico, Keith A. Ito, John Holah, Jenny Scott
  • 2018 P. Michael Davidson, Michael P. Doyle, Steven C. Murphy, Terence Peters, Kathleen T. Rajkowski
  • 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