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Statement of Award Purpose
The Lifetime Achievement Award from the ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety recognizes a lifetime of dedication and service to the American Chemical Society, the ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety, and the field of chemical health and safety.
Engraved plaque including name of recipient
The recipient of this award is expected to deliver a 20 – 30-minute keynote presentation at the CHAS Awards Symposium at the ACS Fall national meeting in the year that they receive the award. The presentation may be on any topic related to chemical safety.
Description of Eligible Nominees
The awardee must be a member of the Division of Chemical Health and Safety and of ACS and must have been an active member of the Division for at least five years. The awardee will have shown support for the goals and activities of CHAS, the ACS, and the chemical health and safety community; and will have, through personal effort, helped CHAS and the ACS reach those goals.
This recognition is not expected to be awarded annually, but only in cases when an extraordinary candidate is nominated. More than one award may be granted if the CHAS Awards Selection Subcommittee determines that there are multiple deserving nominees
Required Support for Nomination
The nomination must include a cover letter from the nominator describing why the nominee is deserving of this award. The nomination cover letter must describe how the awardee has shown support for the goals and activities of CHAS, the ACS, and the chemical health and safety community; and how the nominee has, through personal effort, helped CHAS and the ACS reach those goals. The nomination application form must include a brief biographical summary of the nominee and a list of any relevant publications authored by the nominee.
Eligible Sources of Nominations
- Any CHAS division member
- Subordinate (student, employee, etc.)
- Superior (supervisor, director, etc.)
Additional Information about this Award
This award was established in 2018 by Doug Walters, PhD. in his final year serving in the role of CHAS Awards Chair. The following year, Dr. Walters was one of two recipients of this award.
- Robert H. Hill, Jr., 2021
- Laurence Doemeny, 2018
- Neal Langerman, 2018
- Ken Fivizzani, 2019
- Doug Walters, 2019