John Haas Memorial Award - Guidelines

    JOHN HAAS MEMORIAL AWARD

    The John Haas Memorial Award is presented as a formal recognition for an individual's outstanding contribution to the work of ASTM Committee F25 on Shipbuilding. This award has been established in honor of John Haas for his outstanding leadership as one of the founding members of the Committee and whose technical and administrative support has established F25 as a strong growing organization in the field of shipbuilding standards.

    FREQUENCY OF THE AWARD 

    The John Haas Memorial Award will be granted once every two calendar years. If the Awards Committee does not select a deserving recipient within the two-year period, their selection may be deferred to a following year.

    BASIS OF THE AWARD

    Any or all of the following types of service shall be considered as the basis for the John Haas Memorial Award.

    • Unusually productive leadership and service in F25 Committee work. -Initiation of new activities that result in significant contributions to the successful accomplishment of F25 objectives and the National Shipbuilding Standards Program. -Important contribution to the successful operation of Committee F25 on Shipbuilding.
    • Recipient must be a member in good standing of Committee F25 for a period of two years prior to this selection.

    RULES FOR SELECTION

    The F25 Awards Task Group, chaired by a member appointed by the F25 Chairman, is responsible for the solicitation and selection of a recipient for this Bi-annual award.

    Recommendations may be solicited from the Main Committee Officers, Subcommittee Chairmen, and Vice Chairmen, and other active members.

    FORM OF THE AWARD

    The Award shall consist of a suitable plaque whose associated costs shall be paid from the Committee F25 fund. The plaque shall contain engraved wording substantially as follows:

    The John Haas Memorial Award

    is presented to

    in recognition of His (Her) outstanding

    (Contribution) (Service) to
    ASTM Committee F25 on Shipbuilding
    Chairman, F25                                                                                                Date


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