Section and Regional History
NETS TECHNICIANS AND TEACHERS OF THE YEAR
YEAR TEACHER TECHNICIAN
1994 Mr. Carl Steven Rapp, University School
1995 Ms. Joan Schartung, Tn High Rodney Bradley*
1996 Ms. Jennifer Birchfield, Elizabethton High Dennis Marshall*
1997 Ms. Nancy Bovender, Dobyns Bennett Randall Perry*
1998 Mary Moore*
1999 Sara Wells
2000 Marsha Ottem none
2002 Coralie Fleenor
2003 Marina Evans
2007 David Trout
2008 Vickie Osbourne
2009 Mike Salyer*
2010 Shane Kirk
2011 Gary Hartley
2012 Susan Johnson
2013 Gary Hartley
2014 Wayne Ollis
2015 Bret Jones
2016 Andrea Hagood
*National Award Winner
SECTION AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
Won Phoenix Award in category of “Best Open-House Activity”; Shawn Tonnies, 1991 NCW coordinator. Won the Outstanding Technician Affiliate Group Award. Tim Guinn was the TAG chairman.
Won Phoenix Award in category of ” Greatest Membership Involvement”. Also nominated in categories of “Most Creative Activity and “Best Event in a Museum or Library”. Steve Perri, 1992 NCW coordinator.
Won the Outstanding Technician Affiliate Group Award. Linda Rothwell was the TAG chariman.
Won Phoenix Award in category of “Greatest Industrial Involvement”; nominated in the category of “Best Media Coverage”. Renee Niziurski-Mann, was the 1993 NCW coordinator.
Won award from Council Committee on Public Relations for media coverage of Section events, especially NCW events. Shawn Tonnies, PR Chair, Renee Niziurski-Mann, 1993 NCW coordinator.
Won Society Award for Outstanding Section in the Medium Size Category. Rick Offerman was the 1993 Chair.
Won Society Award for Outstanding Section in the Medium Size Category. David Allen was the 1994 Chair.
Won Phoenix Award in category of “Best Media Coverage”; Shawn Kerrick was the 1994 NCW coordinator.
Won the Award for Outstanding Performance for Public Relations, awarded by the Committee on Public Relations. Liz West was the 1994 Publicity Committee Chair.
Rodney Bradley, Technician Associate, ECCR, was named “1994 Technician of the Year” by the Division of Chemical Technicians.
Eastman Chemical Company received the ACS Division Director Award for contributions to the success of NETS.
Dennis Marshall, Technician Associate, TEOC, was named “1995 Technician of the Year” by the Division of Chemical Technicians. Awarded a Certificate of Excellence for 1995 programs. Steve Perri was the 1995 Section Chair Nominated for Phoenix Award in the category of “Best Overall Community Involvement” for 1995 NCW activites. Heather Brink was the 1995 NCW coordinator.
Awarded a Certificate of Excellence for 1996 programs. John Sanders was the 1996 Section Chair
Randall Perry, Technician Associate, ECCR, was named “1996 Technician of the Year” by the Division of Chemical Technicians.
Awarded the 1996 Phoenix Award for “Best Media Coverage” for 1996 National Chemistry Week celebration.
Awarded a Certificate of Excellence for 1997 programs. Renee Niziurski-Mann was the 1997 Section Chair.
1999 Won Society Award for Outstanding Section in the Medium Size Category. Lori Wilson was the 1999 Chair. Nominated fro Phoenix Awards in Most Unique Demonstration Program and in Best Activity for a Specific Audience.
2001 Won Society Award for Outstanding Section in the Medium Size Category. Craig Lott was the 1999 Chair.
Won ChemLunimary Award for Greatest Industrial Involvement for 2001 National Chemistry Week Activities.
2010 Won Chemluminary Award for Division/Local Section Activity
2016 Won Chemluminary Award for National Chemistry Week
ETSU STUDENT AFFILIATE CHAPER AWARDS
The Charter for the chapter was signed Feb 4, 1954 by ACS president Harry Fisher. No records exist prior to 1973.
YEAR FACULTY ADVISOR AWARD
1973-74 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1974-75 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1975-76 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1978-79 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1979-80 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1980-81 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1982-83 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1983-84 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1984-85 Dick Kopp Outstanding
1986-87 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1987-88 Jeff Wardeska Commendable
1988-89 Jeff Wardeska, Barbara Bunn Outstanding
1989-90 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1990-91 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1992-3 Jeff Wardeska, Lori Wilson Outstanding
1993-94 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1995-6 Jeff Wardeska Outstanding
1995-6 Jeff Wardeska Division Director’s Award
1996-7 Jeff Wardeska, Lori Wilson Outstanding
1997-8 Jeff Wardeska, Lori Wilson Outstanding
1998-9 Jeff Wardeska, Tammy Davidson Honorable Mention
1999-2000 Jeff Wardeska, Tammy Davidson Honorable Mention
Commendable status was received in two other years in this time span.
PAST CHAIRMEN AND PAST SPEAKERS OF THE YEAR (renamed Distinguished Member Award in 2011)
YEAR CHAIR SP OF YEAR
1932-33 H. G. Stone
1933-34 H. G. Stone
1934-35 J. B. Huddle
1935-36 M. W. Wadewitz
1936-37 L. R. Littleton
1937-38 P. T. Jones
1938-39 L. J. Figg, Jr.
1939-40 J. J. Gordon
1940-41 A. C. Adams
1941-42 Matthew Weber, Jr.
1942-43 C. H. Penning
1943-44 L. W. A. Meyer
1944-45 J. H. Brant
1945-46 J. E. Magoffin
1946-47 R. B. Hickey
1947-48 E. M. McMahon
1948-49 G. E. Cronheim
1949-50 R. H. Hasek
1950-51 Milton E. Lubs
1951-52 W. D. Kennedy
1952-53 W. M. Gearhart
1953-54 P. V. Brower
1954-55 R. M. Schulken
1955-56 C. A. Glover
1957-58 J. F. Fuzek
1958-59 Wayne V. McConnell
1959-60 Harold Reynolds
1960-61 Richard McConnell H. W. Patton
1961-62 G. K. Finch H. W. Coover, Jr.
1962-63 H. W. Patton J. W. Tamblyn
1963-64 Kermit Whetsel J. R. Caldwell
1964-65 V. A. Hoyle, Jr. K. B. Whetsel
1965-66 J. E. Poe K. C. Brannock
1966-67 L. E. Matteson V. W. Goodlett
1967-68 V. W. Goodlett L. D. Moore
1968-69 J. H. Lady R. L. McConnell
1969-70 D. L. Nealy Boris Franzus
1070-71 P. E. Morrisett C. A. Glover
1971-72 B. L. Poet E. L. McDaniel
1972-73 J. M. McIntire G. R. Lappin
1973-74 G. P. Morie C. A. Boye
1974-75 D. E. Van Sickle Gether Irick
1975-76 L. Jane Adams T. S. Huang
1976-77 Thomas Huang James Straley
1977-78 David Pond Gerald Morie
1978-79 Jack Lewis John Fuzek
1979-80 Mark Frishberg Charles Kibler
1980-81 Ned Moore Jerry Jackson
1981-82 Jeff Wardeska D. M. Pond
1982-83 J. D. Gunter J. A. Hyatt
1983-84 R J. Maleski R. T. Bogan
1984-85 R. J. Maner M. A. Weaver
1985-86 Larry Miller Dr. J. G. Wardeska
1986-87 Ted Germroth Vince Nicely
1987-88 Phil Cook Jim Little
1988-89 Kevin Edgar Dale VanSickle
1989-90 Stewart Witzeman Lee Pike
1990-91 Fred Barlow Richard Kopp and
1991-92 Charles Buchanan Gether Irick
1992-93* Rick Offerman David Fagerburg
1994 David Allen Hamid Kasami
1995 Steve Perri Gerald Tustin
1996 John Sanders Steve Falling and
1997 Renee Nizuirski-Mann Charles Bucanan
1998 Jeff Wardeska Ruifeng Liu
1999 Lori Wilson Neil Boaz
2000 Gerry Rhodes Bob Maleski
2001 Craig Lott Joe Zoeller
2002 James DuChamp Doug Lowman
2003 James Leonard Bill Tindall
2004 Ned Moore Shawn Dougherty
2005 John Sanders Richard Turner
2006 Hamid Kasmai Jeff Siirola
2007 Debra Tindall Howard Young
2008 Greg Love Van Daniel
2009 Paula Moody Mary Moore
2010 Mike Brannon Greg Love
Distinguished Member Award
2011 Mary Moore Chuck Sumner
2012 Shane Moody John Sanders
2013 Van Daniel Steve Perri
2014 Sen Li Andy Vetter
2015 David Jin Bob Hembre
2016 Meera Sideswaran Zhufang Liu and Scott Kirby
2017 Sandi Eagles Sen Li
2018 Sen Li John Engelman
2019 John Sanders Mesfin Janka