Congratulations to Tom Webber! He has been selected by ASMDA to receive a 2009 Space and Missile Defense Technical Achievement Award – Contractor. Each year, ASMDA recognizes exceptional achievements accomplished by Government and contractor personnel working directly on space and missile defense activities in support of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command (USASMDC), the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Joint Program Office (GMD JPO), Defense Intelligence Agency/Missiles and Space Intelligence Center (DIA/MISC), Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA, and the PEO Missiles and Space (PEO-MS). Recipients of these awards have demonstrated exemplary dedication, professionalism, and significantly contributed to the development, test, and deployment of space and missile defense systems.
Congratulations to Brad Monk for winning a Silver Addy in the Tennessee Valley Advertising Federation Addy Awards for the design of the APT MiDAESS QSMA Team logo. The award was announced January 22, 2010 and presented at the Addy Awards Dinner held on February 27, 2010.
Congratulations to Meredith Hardwick! She has received recognition from NATO HQ for her outstanding support to NATO AC/258/Risk Analysis Working Group and AC/326/Sub-Group 6.
APT made the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America, again!
Congratulations to Saralyn Dwyer, who was awarded the Professional Development Award at the International System Safety Society Conference in Huntsville, AL, on 7 August 2009 for her contributions to expanding the System Safety discipline and her work with the Society. The Professional Development award is the highest award given annually by the Society.
Mr. Tom Pfitzer, Founder of A-P-T Research Inc., was awarded the Professional Development Award and the President’s Award at the International System Safety Society Conference in Vancouver, Canada, on 28 August 2008. The Professional Development award is the highest award given annually by the Society, and the Presidents Award is given for unusual contributions to the purposes of the Society as selected by the Society president. The awards read: “Mr. Pfitzer is a true innovator who leads by example. He continually seeks ways to bring discipline to the discipline of System Safety — discipline as to both the engineering aspects and the underlying ethical principles of practice. He pushes the envelope and promotes development of leading edge system safety approaches to practical problem solving. He contributes to the good of the System Safety profession by unselfishly volunteering use of company facilities and resources. He fosters and nurtures perpetual growth and professional advancement among his employees, whom he genuinely considers to be colleagues in practice. They, in turn, reward him with an extraordinarily low turnover rate. In addition, he seeks to promote change and initiatives that enhance the technical aspects of the system safety discipline — for example, tailoring of the risk assessment matrix, developing and promoting risk-based explosives safety applications, identifying System Safety management “Goodness” measures, visualizing risk, and innovative techniques for risk summation.”
Congratulations to Saralyn Dwyer, who has been elected Vice President of the System Safety Society!
Congratulations to Heather French for winning a Bronze Addy in the Tennessee Valley Advertising Federation Addy Awards. The award was for an APT advertisement design that was published in a publication of USASMDC. The award was presented at the Addy Awards on February 23rd, 2008.
APT made the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America! More info…
Manager of the Year
Congratulations to Bob Baker, who has been selected as the recipient of the System Safety Society’s Manager of the Year Award for the Year 2007. This award is presented annually to an individual member of the Society who has made significant contributions through the implementation of an effective system safety management program for a major system effort.
Tennessee Valley Chapter Awards
Congratulations to Susan Cantrell who has been named “2007 Engineer of the Year” and Bob Baker who has been named “2007 Educator of the Year” by the Tennessee Valley Chapter of the International System Safety Society. The awards were presented in June 2007.