2016 Frank S. Child Award Winner

The Board is pleased to honor Alan Olson of Ferro Corporation with this year's prestigious Frank S. Child Award. A regular speaker at Deco meetings, Alan has kept members abreast of changing global regulatory initiatives. Most recently, Alan was part of a team selected by the Board to advocate on behalf of our industry at recent California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment hearings regarding changes in Proposition 65 levels for the maxi- mum allowable dose level for lead.

Mr. Olson's responsibilities at Ferro include global product stewardship, compliance, customer support, hazard identification and communications, risk mitigation, and advocacy for Ferro's products in the marketplace. Alan has served on several trade association and technical boards, and as Chairman of the State of Ohio Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors. In 2010 he was elected a fellow by the National Society of Professional Engineers.

About the Frank S. Child Award

Each year, the Frank S. Child Award is presented to an individual who has contributed to the further development and success of the glass and ceramic decorating industry. Named for the Society's first General Secretary, the Child award is the most prestigious award presented by the Society.

Frank S. Child Awards

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Founder's Awards

Ed Weiner ('16)
Nancy Klinefelter ('14)
Sandra Spence ('06)

Discovery Winners

2008 Discovery Awards

2007 Discovery Awards
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2006 Discovery Awards
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2005 Discovery Awards
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2004 Discovery Awards

2003 Discover Awards
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