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Herb Ward Exceptional Service Award
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Renamed in 1999 to honor Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry founding Editor-in-Chief C.H. (Herb) Ward for his important contributions to the founding and development of SETAC, this award recognizes any past or present SETAC member who has performed long-term, exceptionally high-quality service to the Society.

Past Award Winners

  • William E. Bishop, 2014
  • George Cobb, 2013
  • Michael McLaughlin, 2012
  • William Goodfellow, 2011
  • Ellen Mihaich, 2010
  • Philip Howard, 2009
  • Watze de Wolf, 2008
  • Fred Heimbach, 2007
  • Graeme Batley, 2006
  • Lorraine Maltby, 2005
  • Paul M. Merhle, 2004
  • Joseph Gorsuch, 2003
  • Teresa Norberg-King, 2002
  • Kenneth Dickson, 2001
  • Charles Pittinger, 2000

Nomination Process:

The candidate must be a member of the Society, and nominations may be made by the candidate or by a past or present SETAC member. The nomination must be accompanied by documentation of service made to the Society.

Application Instructions:

An application package containing the following materials must be submitted electronically to the SETAC Office, Pensacola, Florida, USA ( The application package must contain all of the material requested in order to be considered for the Award.

  1. Letter of nomination.
  2. A curriculum vitae (5 pages maximum).
  3. Documentation of service to the Society.
  4. Three letters of recommendation. Letter should provide explanation for eligibility and details of how candidate excels among colleagues with regard to duration and extent of service to SETAC.
  5. One high-resolution photo.

Selection of Awardee:

The SETAC Global Awards Committee will evaluate nominations independently by using a standardized score sheet. Announcement of the awardee will be made at the SETAC North America 36th Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, 1–5 November 2015.

To Submit:

ALL applications must be submitted electronically to Applications submitted by MAIL or FAX will NOT be accepted. Completed application must arrive by 30 April 2015.

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