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Society Awards and Honors Fact Sheet

Abbreviations: TPRC = Technical &Professional Recognition Committee
  PDC = Professional Development Conference
 
*Revised 3/2/2011
Fellow Honor (Society's Highest Honor)
  Annual entry deadline: November 1
  Presented: At June PDC
  Award:

Ribboned medal and wall plaque; free lifetime registration to PDC; invitation to annual Past President/Fellow Dinner

  Sponsor: ASSE
  Selection authority: Board, upon recommendation of Technical and Professional Recognition Committee (TPRC)
  Eligible: Professional Members with 20 years service – Excluding current Board of Directors **
  Who may nominate: Self, individual members, Chapters, Practice Specialties, or Board of Directors
     
Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year (SPY)*
  Annual entry deadline: November 1
  Presented: At June PDC
  Prize: $2,000 and engraved statuette
  Sponsors: ASSE and Monsanto Company
  Selection authority: Technical and Professional Recognition Committee
  Eligible: All ASSE Professional Members and Members, domestic or international, excluding Board of Directors, the Society President (until 5 years after he or she has left the Board), Fellows, and National TPRC members. **
  Who may nominate: Self, individual members, Chapters, Practice Specialties, Regions, or Board of Directors
     
Dr. William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator Award
  Annual entry deadline: January 1st (mail) or January 7th (electronic submission)
  Presented: At June PDC
  Prize: $1,500
  Sponsors: ASSE and PPG Industries Inc.
  Selection authority: Technical and Professional Recognition Committee
  Eligible: ASSE Professional Members who are faculty members (Asst. Professor or above) in tenure track in a safety or related program**
  Who may nominate: Colleagues, immediate supervisor or students of the nominee, Chapters, Regional Operating Committees, Practice Specialties, Councils, Standing Committees or Board of Directors.
  * Note: ASSE Practice Specialties, Regions and Chapters also sponsor Safety Professional of the Year awards. For more information, contact your Practice Specialty Administrator, Regional Vice President or Chapter President.
  **Fellow Honor, Safety Professional of the Year and Outstanding Safety Educator petitions on behalf of members of the TPRC will not be processed while they are on the TPRC. In addition, a petition for Fellow, SPY or Outstanding Safety Educator cannot be developed or sponsored by a TPRC member, Society Executive Committee member or ASSE staff. Society Executive Committee members may not be nominated for any of these awards. Petitioners may only apply for one award category each Society year.
  For any questions or concerns, please contact Laura Clements at lclements@asse.org