2012 ISPE Annual Member Awards

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Each year during the Annual Membership Luncheon, ISPE pays tribute to exceptional efforts put forth by Volunteers through special recognition as determined by ISPE’s Executive Council. Those recognized include individual Volunteers, Affiliates and Chapters, Students, and the company of the year.

2012 ISPE Awards

The Max Seales Yonker Member of the Year Award honors the person judged to have made significant contributions to the Society during the past 12 months.

Picture of Joanne Barrick Accepting Award

The 2012 recipient, Joanne Barrick, pictured with Randy Perez, left, and Charlotte Enghave-Fruergaard, right. As a member of the PQLI Technical Committee, the Process Validation Event Planning Committees, an author, adviser, leader and contributor, Joanne has had significant impact on ISPE.

The Richard B. Purdy Distinguished Achievement Award honors a Member for years of dedicated service to the Society.

Photo of Gert Moelgaard Accepting Award

The 2012 recipient is Gert Moelgaard Gert has had an impressive career that has had a significant impact on industry and ISPE. He was a founding member of the ISPE Nordic Affiliate, served on the International Board of Directors, was Society Chair in 2006 and has been active on numerous committees including a new role as Co-Chair of the ISPE European Strategy Forum.

The Joseph X. Phillips Professional Achievement Award honors an ISPE Member who has made a significant contribution to the Industry. It is named in honor of Joe Phillips, longtime supporter of ISPE and a leader in establishing the Society as an “integrator” of industry and regulators.

Picture of Chuck Hoiberg Accepting AwardThe 2012 recipient is Charles P. Hoiberg, PhD. Chuck Hoiberg had a distinguished career at FDA before joining Pfizer. He has been a member of the International Board of Directors, the ISPE Chair in 2009, chairs ISPE's Regulatory and Compliance Committee, and serves selflessly as a super volunteer. He has also served as one of Nancy Berg’s advisors throughout her first year as CEO at ISPE.

The Roger F. Sherwood Article of the Year Award honors excellence in contributions to ISPE’s magazine, Pharmaceutical Engineering.

Photo of Alex Brindle Accepting the Award Photo of Steve Davy Photo of David Tiffany  Photo of Chris Watts

The 2012 recipients are (from above left) Alex Brindle, Steven Davy, PhD, David Tiffany and Chris Watts, PhD for their article titled Risk Analysis and Mitigation Matrix (RAMM) – A Risk Tool for Quality Management published in the January/February 2012 issue.

The Committee of the Year Award honors ISPE’s committees, councils, task teams, and COP steering committees for outstanding work done in support of fellow ISPE Members and the industry. Two committees were honored this year, the 2012 Committees of the Year are the cGMP Conference Program Committee and the Young Professionals Committee.

The cGMP Conference Program Committee contributed a new experience for ISPE that re-energized the Society and strengthened its position with the FDA. This group worked to produce a major conference in less than four months—a record for ISPE and an admirable accomplishment for any society. ISPE also acknowledges the extraordinary commitment by the FDA in this effort and the leadership of Ilisa Bernstein, Steve Lynn and Rick Friedman, not to mention Janet Woodcock, Christine Moore and many others throughout the agency.

cGMP Conference Program Committee
Chair: Brian Lange, PE
Co-Chair: Steven Lynn
Michael A. Arnold, RPh
Robert G. Baum, PhD
James A. Breen, Jr., PE, LEED AP
J. David Doleski
Joseph C. Famulare
Richard L. Friedman
Pamela S. Grant
Brian J. Hasselbalch
Rhonda B. Hill
Charles P. Hoiberg, PhD
Arthur D. Perez, PhD
Michael D. Smedley

Photo of Dan, Amy and Emily accepting awardThe Young Professionals (YP) Committee actively engages YP participation throughout the Society; inspired YP participation in Affiliate and Chapter leadership positions; initiated a YP leadership ladder locally (and eventually, internationally) and worked with the Volunteer Services Subcommittee to create a mentorship program for the Society that resulted in greater visibility at colleges, universities, high schools, and even grade schools. Chair Dan Ramsey and Co-Chairs Amy Lineberry, CPIP and Emily Stump are pictured accepting the award.

Young Professionals Committee
Chair: Daniel E. Ramsey
Co-Chairs: Amy L. Lineberry, CPIP and Emily Stump
Jamie R. Angelastro
Jane R. Brown
Jennifer L. Clark, CPIP
Tiffany L. Coleman
Blake F. Derrick
Jennifer M. Duffy
William J. Dugary
Russell Early
Wendy T. Haines, PhD
Sarah E. Langan
Robert R. Lechich, CPIP
Joseph J. Manfredi
David A. Mourra
Alexander J. Myers
Aarash Navabi
LeAnna M. Pearson
Scott P. Revelli
Roger C. Shillitoe, BSc C Eng FIChemE
Brody J. Stara
Nancy E. Tomoney
Stephen M. Tyler
Ashlee Ujifusa
Michael J. Walters, PhD
Kaitlin E. Worden

The Affiliate of the Year Award honors outstanding work by one of ISPE’s 25 Affiliates in North and South America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

Photo of Tatsuro Miyagawa Accepting Award ISPE’s 2012 Affiliate of the Year is ISPE Japan. ISPE Japan has established very high benchmarks in the areas of leadership, membership, retention and events, and this Affiliate does outstanding work to honor the ISPE global brand. Tatsuro Miyagawa, Japan Chair, is pictured accepting the award.

The Student Chapter of the Year Award honors ISPE’s top Student Chapter for outstanding efforts and hard work managing the Student Chapter.

Photo of Yukti Gangwani and Christy Pavano accepting award

ISPE’s 2012 Student Chapter of the Year is the University of California, San Diego. Student Chapter President Yukti Gangwani and San Diego Chapter President Christy Pavano are pictured accepting the award.

The Company of the Year Award honors a company that has been one of ISPE’s strongest supporters over the years, and in particular during the last 12 months.

Photo of Jeff Biskup Accepting Award ISPE’s 2012 Company of the Year is CRB Consulting Engineers, Inc. CRB is a company that supports the Society in every way from membership to advertising, exhibiting and support. The company has nearly 170 active Members in ISPE and has been a bellwether in the support of our Chapters, Communities of Practice and committees for many years. Jeff Biskup, CRB President and CEO is pictured accepting the award.

The North American/South American Affiliate Council Chapter Excellence Program honors excellence and innovation for ISPE’s 16 North American Chapters.

Photo of Brian Hagopian Accepting Award 2012 Platinum Grand Award for Excellence and Innovation: Boston Area Chapter. Brian Hagopian, CPIP, Chapter Past President, is pictured accepting the award.

Photo of Kelly Keen Accepting Award 2012 First Place Award for Excellence and Innovation (Medium Chapter): San Francisco/Bay Area Chapter. Kelly Keen, Chapter Past President, is pictured accepting the award.

Photo of Christy Pavano Accepting Award 2012 First Place Award for Excellence and Innovation (Small Chapter): San Diego Chapter. Christy Pavano, Chapter President, is pictured accepting the award.

Chapter Excellence Awards

Grand Award for Innovation in Communications: Carolina-South Atlantic Chapter

First Place Award for Innovation in Communications: Pacific Northwest Chapter

Grand Award for Innovation in Membership Services: Boston Area Chapter

Grand Award for Innovation in Programs and Events: Boston Area Chapter

First Place Award for Innovation in Programs and Events: San Diego Chapter

Grand Award for Innovation in Student Programs: Carolina-South Atlantic Chapter

First Place Award for Innovation in Student Programs: San Francisco/Bay Area Chapter

The International Student Poster Competition Awards honor the top undergraduate and graduate student posters among finalists who won competitions earlier in the year and as selected by judges at the Annual Meeting.

Photo of Kerri Killen Accepting Award ISPE’s 2012 Undergraduate winner is Kerri Killen from Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey Chapter.

Photo of Shyamala Accepting Award ISPE’s 2012 Graduate winner is Shyamala Pillai from New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey Chapter.

Last Update: 09 January 2014

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