Mentor Recognition Program
The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) mentor recognition program gives members a unique avenue to recognize the professional mentors or colleagues who have influenced their careers. The program allows such members to make a contribution designated for special activities in the name of the honored person.
Current Mentor Recognitions
- Jimmy Wise
- F. C. Parrish (fully funded in June, 2013)
- Dell Allen
- John Forrest (fully funded in June, 2013)
- Dale Huffman (fully funded in June, 2012)
- Robert Bray (fully funded in June, 2011)
- Vern Cahill (fully funded in June, 2011)
- C. Ann Hollingsworth (fully funded in June, 2011)
- Donald Kinsman (fully funded in June, 2010)
- Roger Mandigo (fully funded in June, 2011)
- Robert Merkel (fully funded in June, 2009)
- R. C. Pollock (fully funded in June, 2009)
- Gary Smith (fully funded in June, 2010)
Recognition of a Meat Science Mentor
- A formalized fully funded Meat Science Mentor Recognition established with the AMSA Educational Foundation will provide the following:
- Public recognition for the professional accomplishments of a member of AMSA whose contributions to meat sciences have been national/international in scope.
- Both recognition of and on-going financial support for an area championed by the honoree in the form of an endowment established for a specific purpose. ($25,000 or greater)
- Recognition of honored individuals and donors in an annual publication of the Association.
- A plaque presented to the honoree.
Procedures and Polices for Establishing a Mentor Recognition
Frequently Asked Questions about the Mentor Program