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IEST Awards Recipients 2019

Photos: ESTECH 2019, Including Membership Meeting and Awards Luncheon

Exceptional Woman Contributor Award
Taguhi Arakelian, for her guidance in the contamination control field at JPL, and for her leadership and dedicated contributions to the IEST Contamination Control Recommended Practices program, as well as the Education and ESTECH planning committees.

John Martin Outstanding New Member Award
Benjamin Shank, for  being a significant contributor to IEST since first joining as a new member and for his enthusiasm leading the DTE/PR technical program as a coordinator and now as Technical Vice President.

Robert L. Mielke Award
Anne Marie Dixon-Heathman, for her many years of dedicated leadership to the IEST Contamination Control Recommended Practices program and for her significant contributions to several Working Groups and IEST documents.

IEST President’s Award
Trabue Bryans, for her decades of expertise and contributions in contamination control and sterility assurance to the medical device and pharmaceutical industries, and personally for her support, mentorship, and friendship through the years.

Monroe Seligman Award
David Sgro, for the significant impact he has had on IEST through his leadership on the Board, dedication to teaching and course development, and for serving as an advocate for the DTE division.