Award Nominations Sought

Nominations Requested for President's Leadership Award, William T. Cavanaugh Memorial Award, H.R. (Russ) Ogden Award and Charles B. Dudley Medal

ASTM is currently seeking nominations for the following awards.

Nominations are due Feb. 1, 2013 for the President's Leadership Award. The award salutes the inspiration and positive contributions of individuals early in their ASTM International careers who have significantly advanced the society's mission through extraordinary accomplishment, example and vision. Nominations include a detailed description of the nominee's accomplishments, vision, leadership and commitment, as well as relevant examples of achievements that fulfill the award's criteria. For more information, go to, or contact Maryann Zamorski, ASTM (phone: 610-832-9684).

The W. T. Cavanaugh Memorial Award is granted to a person of widely recognized eminence in the voluntary standards system who may or may not be a member of ASTM International. The title of honorary member is bestowed upon recipients of the award. This award honors William T. Cavanaugh, who firmly established ASTM International as the world leader in the development and dissemination of voluntary consensus standards during his service as ASTM CEO. Nominations are due April 1, 2013. For more information, go to, or contact Maureen Houck (phone: 610-832-6594).

Nominations are due May 1, 2013 for the 2013 H.R. (Russ) Ogden Memorial Award, which recognizes individuals who have made distinguished contributions to the science and technology of reactive and refractory metals. Nominees need not be ASTM International members. For more information, go to, or contact Jeffrey Adkins, ASTM International (phone: 610-832-9738).

Nominations of publications for the Charles B. Dudley Medal Award are due April 15, 2013. The society award honors an outstanding contribution that has a widely recognized impact on a particular field of ASTM interest and has been documented in the ASTM literature, either in a paper or group of papers; a Special Technical Publication; a Data Series publication; or a manual, monograph, or computer software program. For more information, go to, or contact Kathy Dernoga, ASTM (phone: 610-832-9617).

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