New in 2011, this award is given to members of the Pacific Division who have shown exemplary commitment, leadership and service to plant pathology and the Pacific Division. The contributions may be in research, teaching, extension, or any other aspect of plant pathology in either an academic or nonacademic environment.
Nominees must be active members of the Pacific Division such as attending division meetings and/or holding division office. Nominations must be accompanied by a statement of no more than 2 typewritten pages, double-spaced, giving name, years and names of institutions granting degrees. A comprehensive vita that describes their accomplishments and supportive citations or other material that qualify the nominee for the award should be also be included.