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Distinguished Partner Award
Alvin Shultz accepts the 2019 Distinguished Partner Award.

The Distinguished Partner Award recognizes an individual or organizational unit who make significant contributions to CSTE and the work of our membership over the past year. CSTE will give a plaque to the awardee annually at the CSTE President’s Banquet.
Award Description Who Can Nominate? How Do I Nominate? Who Can Be Nominated?
Distinguished Partner Award Recognizes an individual or organizational unit who makes significant contributions to CSTE Current CSTE members Submit a one-page letter to awards@cste.org Nominee must be an individual or organizational unit contributing to CSTE

Nomination Guidelines
Current CSTE members submit a one-page letter explaining why the candidate or candidate organizational unit deserves the award with specific examples. Self-nominations are not accepted. Selection criteria include:
  • Active collaboration with organization, leadership and members
  • Significant support of CSTE Mission
  • Impact on organization
Nominations are reviewed and scored by the CSTE Executive Board.
Previous Winners
  • 2019: Alvin Shultz
  • 2018: Lesliann Helmus
  • 2017: Associaton of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
  • 2016: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • 2015: John Horan and Teresa Horan
  • 2014: James Daniel
  • 2013: Stephen B. Thacker
  • 2012: Matthew Boulton
  • 2011: Michael McGeehin
For more information, please contact the CSTE national office at 770-458-3811.
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