From: Doug Walters <waltersdb**At_Symbol_Here**EARTHLINK.NET>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Announcement of 2016 CHAS Awards
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2016 21:55:03 -0500
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The ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety is pleased to announce the 2016 winners of  the following awards. 

The SafetyStratus CHAS Collegiate Award is presented to recognize a comprehensive laboratory and chemical safety program at an institution of higher learning (undergraduate aspects only).
The Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and 
The Department of Chemistry 
Duke University
Durham NC

The Howard Fawcett Award for outstanding contributions to the science, technology, education and communication in the field of chemical health and safety.

  Lee Latimer, Ph.D.
NeurOp, Inc. and LHLConsulting
Oakland CA

Lee is a strong supporter of CHAS and a proponent of chemical safety.  His career in the pharmaceutical industry has emphasized safety in analysis, separations, scale-up and lab operations.  Within ACS he has acted as a strong voice on the ACS Board of Directors for making safety a core value of the Society.  Lee is a CHAS member as well as an ACS Board member.  This award will send a message that safety matters at all levels of one's career as a chemist.

The Tillmanns-Skolnick Award for outstanding, long-tern service to the Division.

Samuella (Sammye) B. Sigmann, NRCC-CHO
Department of Chemistry
Appalachian State University
Boone NC

Specifically, the award recognizes Sammye's long-term work on the CHAS Administrative Manual and her other efforts on behalf of the Division

The awards will be presented at the annual CHAS Awards symposium at the fall ACS meeting in Philadelphia, August 21-25, 2016 

Congratulations for the winners for their outstanding achievements and contributions ..

Douglas B. Walters, PhD, FACS
CHAS 2016 Awards Chair

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