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SETAC Government Service Award
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Created in 1997, this award is intended to recognize exemplary dedication and service by a scientist or scientific organization toward promoting the collective application of environmental toxicology and chemistry to risk assessment in a government function; promoting the implementation of programs that can be used for the development of ecologically sound and acceptable practices and principles; and providing a forum for communication among professionals in government, business, academia, and other segments of society involved in the protection of the welfare of the general public.

Past Award Winners

  • Alex Stone, 2017
  • Christine Custer, 2016
  • Thomas Custer, 2016
  • Fengchang Wu, 2015
  • Lisa Williams, 2014
  • John D. Walker, 2013
  • W. Nelson Beyer, 2012
  • Robert S. Boethling, 2011
  • John E. Elliott, 2010
  • Todd S. Bridges, 2009
  • Barnett Rattner, 2007
  • Rick Scroggins, 2006
  • Debra Denton, 2005
  • James Huckins, 2004
  • Christopher Ingersoll, 2003
  • Foster (Sonny) Mayer, 2002
  • Edward Long, 2001
  • Sam Luoma, 2000
  • William H. van der Schalie, 1998
  • Robert Huggett, 1997
Eligibility:
  • Candidates for this award will be restricted to public sector employees of a government in the SETAC North America geographic unit: the U.S., Canada, Mexico, or subnational jurisdictions thereof e.g., states, provinces, territories, and local governments.
  • Be a current SETAC member in good standing

Application Instructions:

The application package must contain all of the requested materials listed below.

  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from individuals that are SETAC member and familiar with the contributions the nominee has made. Those letters must indicate how the individual exemplifies dedication and service by a scientist or scientific organization toward promoting the collective application of environmental toxicology and chemistry to risk assessment in a government function;
  • A curriculum vitae (five pages maximum);
  • One high resolution photo.

Selection of Awardee:

The SETAC North America Awards and Fellowships Subcommittee for Professional Awards will evaluate nominations. Announcement of the awardee will be made at the SETAC North America 39th Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California, 4-8 November 2018.

To Submit:

ALL applications must be submitted online by 1 June 2018.


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