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Education and Professional Improvement Meritorious Service Award

Given to a member who has distinguished themselves in the development, future and improvement of the NYSAFP.

Year Established: 2010
Qualifications:
NYSAFP Member
Procedures:
Selection made by the Education & Professional Improvement Committee

Dr. Theodore H. Reich Memorial Award

In memory of Dr. Theodore H. Reich who for many years was Division Supervisor for the Country Milk Section of the NYS Health Department.  Member of the Farm Methods, NDPC, Council Delegate and Secretary of the Orange County Sanitarians Association; died while serving December 1971.

Year Established: 1972
Qualifications:
NYSAFP membership not required. Must have given outstanding service as a dairy plant field-person.
Procedures:
Selection made by the Farm Methods Committee. Award sponsored by the Orange County Affiliate

George “Sid” Miller, Jr. Affiliate of the Year Award

In memory of George “Sid” Miller, Jr. of the New York state Department of Health who founded the Long Island Association of Milk, Food and Environmental Sanitarians in March 1981 and served as its’ first President.

Year Established: 1986
Qualifications:
Must be an active affiliate of the NYSAFP and meet the criteria outlined on the affiliate award application.
Procedures:
Each affiliate is provided an application. Completed form is given to the Executive Secretary, selection made by NYSAFP Board of Directors. Award is presented at council luncheon at the Annual Conference, and announced again at the AC Awards Banquet.

William V. Hickey Memorial Award

In memory of William V. Hickey, sanitarian and editor of “Environmental News Digest.”  His devotion to the food industry to improve the quality of foods continues to serve as a guide to all members of the food industry and our Association.

Year Established: 1978
Qualifications:
NYSAFP membership not necessary. Must have made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of the food industry.
Procedures:
Selection by the Food Committee.

Howard B. Marlatt Memorial Award

In memory of Howard B. Marlatt, founder and Past President of the Orange County Sanitarians Association.  Member of the NYSAFP Board at the time of his death, July 10, 1969, Chairman of the Laboratory Practices Committee for three years.

Year Established: 1972
Qualifications:
NYSAFP membership not required. Must have made an outstanding contribution in the field of dairy and food laboratory work.
Procedures:
Selection made by Laboratory Practices Committee. Award sponsored by the Orange County Affiliate.

Emmett R. Gauhn Memorial Award

In memory of Emmett R. Gauhn, one of the founders of the NYSAFP (NYSAMFS).  He served as the first President for four years 1922-26.  Had an outstanding career as Chief of the Rochester Milk and Food Section, Commissioner of the Rochester Welfare Department and Chairman of the New York State Youth Comm.  His foresight and leadership were an inspiration to all who knew him.

Year Established: 1955
Qualifications:
Member in good standing of the NYSAFP. Must have made an outstanding contribution to the NYSAFP or in his field of endeavor.
Procedures:
Selection by the Awards Committee.

Dr. Paul B. Brooks Memorial Award

In memory of Dr. Paul B. Brooks, Deputy Commissioner of Health, NYS Health Department 1925-46.  His devotion to the cause of progressive milk sanitation continues to serve as an inspiration and guide to all members of the NYSAFP.

Year Established: 1956
Qualifications:
Member in good standing of the NYSAFP; Member in good standing of an Affiliate; has contributed to the welfare and progress of an affiliate.
Procedures:
Council Chairman solicits nominations from the affiliates. Selection made by the Awards Committee with Council Chairman as a Member of the Awards Committee.