This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry.
Ken Gettman, Director, International Standards, NEMA
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) honored leaders of the U.S. and global voluntary standards and conformity assessment community for contributions to and accomplishments in the industry at the 2016 ANSI Awards Banquet and Ceremony on October 26.
Several in the NEMA community were among those honored:
- Timothy Duffy, manager of conformity assessment at Rockwell Automation (a NEMA member company), received the Gerald H. Rittersbusch Conformity Assessment Medal, which honors distinguished service in promoting the understanding and application of conformity assessment methods as a means of providing confidence in standards compliance for the marketplace.
- Alec McMillan, consultant at Rockwell Automation, received the Elihu Thomson Electrotechnology Medal, which honors an individual who has contributed in an exceptional, dedicated way to the field of electrotechnology standardization, conformity assessment, and related activities at the national and international levels.
- Kenneth Gettman, director of international standards at NEMA, received the Finegan Standards Metal, which honors an individual who has shown extraordinary leadership in the development and application of voluntary standards.
- Megan Hayes, director of regulatory and standards strategy at MITA, received a Meritorious Service Award in recognition of her many contributions to ANSI and the voluntary standardization community.