Seeking Nominations for William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award
PITTSBURGH, PA--October 6, 2008--Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) is seeking to honor an individual who has unselfishly made significant contributions toward environmentally-sound practices in the printing industry. Nominations for the William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award are due November 3, 2008.
Established in 1990, this Award is named for environmental pioneer and researcher Dr. William D. Schaeffer, who is celebrated in the industry for his contributions to environmental issues. Past recipients of the Schaeffer Award include Mark Flannery, Marcia Kinter, Stuart McMichael, and Jeff Adrian.
Nominees must have sustained long-term efforts that resulted in successful environmental programs and improvements which contributed to one or more of the following areas:o Education
o Public relations
o Continuous improvement
o Compliance assistance
o Regulatory issue involvement
o Pioneering efforts
The Schaeffer Award recipient will receive an engraved plaque and be honored before a prestigious group of peers and industry leaders during the National Environmental Health and Safety (NEHS) Conference, March 16-18, 2009, in Indianapolis, IN.
For additional information on the Schaeffer Award, contact Deena Hower at 412-259-1702 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Written requests can be directed to Deena Hower, 200 Deer Run Road, Sewickley, PA 15143-2600.
PIA/GATF is the world's largest graphic arts trade association representing an industry with more than one million employees. It serves the interests of more than 10,000 member companies. PIA/GATF, along with its affiliates, delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members and the industry through advocacy, education, research, and technical information.