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Donald M. Ferrin Memorial Service Award

 

 

Photo courtesy of Johnny W. Morgan, LSU AgCenter

​This honor is granted to a member of the Southern Division of the American Phytopathological Society in recognition of distinguished service to the American Phytopathological Society.  Any Southern Division member who has served for the American Phytopathological Society at the national or divisional level and made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the society’s mission is eligible for nomination.  The award may be made annually. 

Any active member of the Southern Division may nominate a candidate.  The nomination must be accompanied by (1) a vitae or resume and (2) a one-page statement giving name, position, affiliation, and critique that includes the nature, scope and relevance of the service to the American Phytopathological Society that qualify the nominee for our consideration.   
 
Nominations and supporting information must be received by members of the award committee at least one month prior to meeting of the Southern Division.  Nominations will be considered for a period of three years from the year of initial submission.  The persons nominating candidates will be given the opportunity to update nomination statements for candidates being reconsidered.

Nominations for the Donald M. Ferrin Memorial Service Award recipient to be recognized at the 2020 SD-APS Meeting are due to SD-APS President, Shaker Kousik (shaker.kousik@usda.gov) by December 17, 2019. 

 

Previous Awardees



​2019
​ Robert Haygood, Corteva Agriscience
​2018
​ No award given
​2017
​ Katherine Stevenson, University of Georgia
​2016
​ Kenneth W. Seebold, Jr., Valent USA