2013 Award Recipients
The following awards were presented at BIOCOMM 2013 at Asilomar State Park on the Monterey Peninsula, California.
Louis Schmidt Award
Susanne Loomis, FBCA, awards John Hendrix, RBP, FBCA, BCA's highest honor, the Louis Schmidt Award. Named for a founder and the second president of the association, this honor is given for outstanding contributions in the field of biocommunications.
Louis Schmidt Laureates present at 2013 Honors Banquet, James Hayden, RBP, FBCA, Norman Barker, RBP, FBCA, Bob Turner, RBP, FBPA, Kenneth Michaels, FBPA, Tom Hurtgen, FBPA, Gale Spring, FBPA. BCA President, Susanne Loomis, FBCA, presents the award.
James Hayden, RBP, FBCA, passes the Louis Schmidt Golden Cane to John Hendrix, RBP, FBCA.
John Hendrix, RBP, FBCA, 2013 Louis B. Schmidt Award honoree.
John Hendrix, RBP, FBCA, and his wife, Jocelyne Parent.
Ralph Creer Service Award
Karen Hensley is presented The Ralph Creer Service Award by Susanne Loomis for distinguished service and the ideals to which it aspires. Karen received the award for her services as Director of Communications on the Board of Governors, BioImages, "Learn from the Experts" interactive resource, BCA career poster, and serving on the Total Body Mapping certification committee.
Kenneth Michaels, FBPA, receives Emeritus Membership. Presented by Susanne Loomis, FBCA.
Susanne Loomis, FBCA and Robert Turner, RBP, FBPA presents Thomas Merrill, FBPA, Emeritus Membership.
Susanne Loomis, FBCA, presents Jeb Zirato the President’s award for his role as Chair, Certification Committee, 2009 - 2013 and as a leader on the Board of Governors.
Connie Johansen, RBP, In appreciation for her role as Workshops Chair and meeting photographer for BIOCOMM 2013.
Robert Turner, RBP, FBPA, In appreciation for his role in helping plan the location and being the "Mailman and Equipment Handler" at BIOCOMM 2013.
Thomas Kryton, in appreciation for his role as Program Chair for BIOCOMM 2013.
Adam Cooper, RBP, FBCA, in appreciation for his role as Director of Conferences, 2013. For taking on the duties and exceeding expectations in organizing this year’s BIOCOMM 2013.
James Koephler, FBCA, in appreciation for his role in assisting and recording presentations, and wrangling the speakers for Infoshare and Show Us Your Stuff at BIOCOMM 2013.
Keith Bullis, in appreciation for his role in handling of all the AV at BIOCOMM 2013.
Charlene Baron, FBCA, and Karen Hensley, for their role as BioImages Chair and Co-chair 2013 BIOCOMM.
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