Poehlman Award

Congratulations!! - New York Section of SAS for being selected as the winner of the 2015 William J. Poehlman award.  


William Poehlman was among the founding members of SAS.  This award recognizes our sections success and dedication in upholding the true spirit, goals and ideals of the national SAS society.


August 7, 2015
Debbie Peru
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Clinical Method Development
909 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08855
Dear Dr. Peru,
It is with great pleasure that I inform you on behalf of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy Executive
Committee that the New York SAS Regional Section has been chosen as the recipient of the 2015 William
J. Poehlman Award.
As you are aware, the award is granted to the regional section which has contributed the most toward
accomplishing the goals and ideas of the Society. Your section was chosen because it continues to support
the goals and ideals of the Society, and has made an admirable effort towards promoting the art and science
of spectroscopy. Of particular note, given the challenges facing SAS at large, are your efforts towards
improving section sustainability. These include active member recruitment throughout the year, whether
through interactions at the workplace, hosting an exhibition booth at conferences, or supporting students
through awards and at meetings. The award consists of a plaque and a cash award of $750.
The award will be formally presented at the 2015 SciX meeting in Providence, RI on Tuesday, September
29, 2015 during the SAS Wine and Cheese Reception. The reception begins at 7:30 p.m. Please let our
Executive Director, Bonnie Saylor, know if you or another member of the New York section will be able to
attend the ceremony and accept the award so we may plan accordingly.
Congratulations once again!
With Best Regards,
Diane Parry
President, SAS

Poehlman Award 2015

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