Sanitarian Award

Plaque and $1,500 Honorarium. Presented to an individual for outstanding service to the public, IAFP and the profession of the Sanitarian.

  • Sponsored by: Ecolab Inc.
  • 2021 Recipient(s): Richard Brouillette

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 Rick J. Heiman
  • 2019 Scott Burnett
  • 2018 Connie M. Freese
  • 2017 Candace Jacobs
  • 2016 Karl Thorson
  • 2015 Joe Stout
  • 2014 Christina Ritchey Wilson
  • 2013 David F. Blomquist
  • 2012 Robert Hennes
  • 2011 Randy L. Elsberry
  • 2010 Jeff Kornacki
  • 2009 Philip S. Wolff
  • 2008 Don Wilding
  • 2007 Charles A. "Bert" Bartleson
  • 2006 Jack Guzewich
  • 2005 Steven T. Sims
  • 2004 Helen M. Piotter
  • 2003 None Given
  • 2002 Dan Erickson
  • 2001 O. D. "Pete" Cook
  • 2000 Norris A. Robertson, Jr.
  • 1999 Gloria I. Swick
  • 1998 Terry B. Musson
  • 1997 Randall A. Daggs
  • 1996 Leon H. Jensen
  • 1995 Everett E. Johnson
  • 1994 Charles Price
  • 1993 Lawrence Roth
  • 1992 Dick B. Whitehead
  • 1991 James I. Kennedy
  • 1990 Leon Townsend
  • 1989 Robert Gales
  • 1988 Kirmon Smith
  • 1987 Erwin P. Gadd
  • 1986 Jay Boosinger
  • 1985 Harry Haverland
  • 1984 Harold Wainess
  • 1983 None Given
  • 1982 Edwin L. Ruppert
  • 1981 Paul Pace
  • 1980 John A. Baghott
  • 1979 Bailus Walker, Jr.
  • 1978 Orlowe Osten
  • 1977 Harold Bengsch
  • 1976 M. W. Jefferson
  • 1975 Samuel C. Rich
  • 1974 Clarence K. Luchterhand
  • 1973 None Given
  • 1972 Ambrose P. Bell
  • 1971 Shelby Johnson
  • 1970 None Given
  • 1969 W. R. McLean
  • 1968 Roy T. Olson
  • 1967 Roger L. Stephens
  • 1966 Paris B. Boles
  • 1965 Harold R. Irvin
  • 1964 None Given
  • 1963 R. L. Cooper
  • 1962 Larry Gordon
  • 1961 Martin C. Donovan
  • 1960 James C. Barringer
  • 1959 William Kempa
  • 1958 Karl A. Mohr
  • 1957 Harold J. Barnum
  • 1956 John H. Fritz
  • 1955 B. G. Tennent
  • 1954 Kelley G. Vester
  • 1953 E. F. Meyers
  • 1952 Paul Corash