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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

2019 ARPAS Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist Award

The 2019 Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist award recipients are Carl Hunt and Robin Keyser. Keyser received her award at the 2019 ARPAS Business Meeting held at ASAS in July. Hunt received his award at a PNW Chapter meeting.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

2018 ARPAS Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist Award

Monday, August 1, 2016

Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist Award Winners

Recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist Award are

Lee Shell
President (1997–1998)
Treasurer (1993–1996)

Gerald Poley
He has served as the Washington DC Area Chapter as President-Elect, President, Past-President, and Director-at-Large.
In 1999, Poley received the Distinguished Service Award from the Washington DC Area Chapter of ARPAS.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Nominations for 2016 ARPAS "Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist"

Jack Garrett, Ph.D., Dipl. ACAS

The ARPAS “Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist” award is bestowed annually on one or more emeritus members of ARPAS who have made a significant contribution to the animal sciences during their active careers and who also served in a leadership position within ARPAS.

Nominations may be made by any member of ARPAS. The final selection will be made by the ARPAS Executive Committee with conformation from the ARPAS governing council. The number of awards each year will not exceed 0.2% of the total ARPAS membership. Please contact any member of the ARPAS governing council or send your nomination by e-mail to arpas@assochq.org.

Recipients of this award will be recognized in the newsletter and PAS journal and with a tribute at our annual meeting. A suitable award will be presented to them on this occasion. They will also be granted lifetime membership in ARPAS with emeritus privileges.

Our 2015 recipients were David Ames and Lonnie Luther. Since the inception of this program in 2008, we have honored 22 “Distinguished Professional Animal Scientists.”

Categories: Awards, December 2015

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist Awards Announced

Any ARPAS member may nominate a worthy emeritus member for this award and the final selection will be made by the executive committee with approval from the governing council. The ARPAS Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist award will be bestowed annually on emeritus or retired members of ARPAS that meet the following criteria:

1. Been an active member of ARPAS for at least 10 (10) years before retirement from active membership.

2. Served in a leadership role in ARPAS during their active membership. Leadership positions are defined as officers, directors, representatives, and committee members at the national or chapter level.

3. Made a significant contribution to the animal sciences through teaching, research, service, or industry during their active professional career.

4. The number of awards each year will not exceed 0.2% of the total ARPAS membership.

The recipients for 2015 are:

Monday, December 1, 2014

Nominations for 2015 ARPAS “Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist”

Kenneth Cummings, PAS, Dipl. ACAN, Exec. VP, ARPAS

The ARPAS “Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist” award is bestowed annually on one or more emeritus members of ARPAS who have made a significant contribution to the animal sciences during their active careers and who also served in a leadership position within ARPAS. 

Nominations may be made by any member of ARPAS. The final selection will be made by the ARPAS Executive Committee with conformation from the ARPAS Governing Council. The number of awards each year will not exceed 0.2% of the total ARPAS membership. Please contact any member of the ARPAS Governing Council or send your nomination by e-mail to arpas@assochq.org.

Recipients of this award will be recognized in the newsletter, in the PAS journal, and with a tribute at our annual meeting. A suitable award will be presented to them on this occasion. They will also be granted lifetime membership in ARPAS with emeritus privileges.

Our 2014 recipients were William Olson, Gary Potter, and Art Raun. Since the inception of this program in 2008, we have honored 20 “Distinguished Professional Animal Scientists.”

Categories: Awards, December 2014

Friday, August 1, 2014

Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist Awards Recipients

Any ARPAS member may nominate a worthy emeritus member for this award and the final selection will be made by the executive committee with approval from the governing council. The ARPAS Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist award will be bestowed annually on emeritus or retired members of ARPAS that meet the following criteria:

1. Been an active member of ARPAS for at least 10 (10) years before retirement from active membership.

2. Served in a leadership role in ARPAS during their active membership. Leadership positions are defined as officers, directors, representatives, and committee members at the national or chapter level.

3. Made a significant contribution to the animal sciences through teaching, research, service, or industry during their active professional career.

4. The number of awards each year will not exceed 0.2% of the total ARPAS membership.

The recipients for 2014 are:

Thursday, August 1, 2013

2013 ARPAS “Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist” Recipients

Kenneth Cummings, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAN, Exec. VP, ARPAS

Recipients of the 2013 "DISTINGUISHED PROFESSIONAL ANIMAL SCIENTIST AWARD" are:

Monday, April 1, 2013

2012 Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist Award

A photo of Dr. Gary Lane presenting the 2012 Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist award to Dr. Leonard Bull.

Dr. Bull was the President of ARPAS in 1988-89 and Dr. Lane was President in 1999-2000.

The presentation was made at the 2013 annual meeting of the Nation Institute for Animal Agriculture in Louisville, Ky. Dr. Bull had also been President of NIAA.

Categories: Awards

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Nominations for 2013 ARPAS “Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist”

Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist

The ARPAS Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist award is bestowed annually on one or more emeritus members of ARPAS that have made significant contributions to the Animal Sciences during their active career and served in a leadership position within ARPAS. 

Nominations may be made by any member of ARPAS. Final selection will be made by the ARPAS Executive Committee with conformation from the ARPAS Governing Council. The number of awards each year will not exceed 0.2% of the total ARPAS membership. Please contact any member of the ARPAS Governing Council, your Executive VP Kenneth Cummings or send your nomination by email to Jeremy at jeremyh@assochq.org

Recipients of this award will be recognized with an article in the Newsletter and the PAS Journal and given a tribute at our annual meeting. A suitable award will be presented to them on this occasion. They will also be granted lifetime membership in ARPAS with emeritus privilege.

2012 recipients were Dr. Leonard Bull, Dr. Ray Hinder (deceased) and Vernon Pursel (deceased). To date, we have recognized 15 of our past leaders with this award.

Categories: Awards, December 2012

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