Leo B. Moore Award
Dr. Moore was Professor Emeritus of Management at the Sloan School of Management of MIT. He received his formal education at MIT in Chemical Engineering and Management. Army service in World War II interrupted his career. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and served as Deputy Director of Signal Intelligence in the European Theater of Operations. After returning from service in 1946 he joined the staff at MIT, and became a member of A. H. Mogensen's staff at his Work Simplification Conferences held in Lake Placid, New York, and Sea Island, Georgia. Between that year and his retirement in 1984, Dr. Moore developed and taught courses on Industrial Standardization. Dr. Moore passed away in 1993.
This award is presented by invitation of the Board of Directors upon the recommendation of the Awards Committee to recognize for highest achievement, extraordinary contribution, and distinguished service in the field of standardization, and its professional advancement through original research and writing, creative application and development, or professional and public service. Any individual is eligible.
2019 Leo B. Moore Award Recipient:
Recipient: Stephen P. Oksala,FSES,CStd,CAE
This award is for highest achievement, extraordinary contribution, and distinguished service in the field of standardization, and its professional advancement through original research and writing, creative application and development, or professional and public service. This year, the SES Board of Directors nominated Stephen P. Oksala to receive this distinguished award. Mr. Oksala became involved in the ANSI Company Member Forum in 1988 through his role as Unisys and joined the ANSI Board of Directors in 1991, and remained a Board member for 24 years, serving in a number of roles. Mr. Oksala was the editor of the original US Standards Strategy. He received the Edward Lohse Information Technology Medal in 1999, the George Wham Leadership Medal in 2009, and the President's Award for Journalism in 2015.
Mr. Oksala has been a member of SES – the Society for Standards Professionals since 1999. He was the first place winner of World Standards Day paper competition in 1996, and took second place in 2000. Many of you undoubtedly recognize him as the editor of the SES journal Standards Engineering since the September/October issue of 2013.
For each nomination, include individual name, organization, and contact information. Also, provide a supporting statement of 350 words or less stating the achievements in support of the nomination.
Using the nomination form as a guide, you can submit qualified nominations in one of three ways:
Email: SES Executive Director
Telephone: 1 309-716-6504
SES - The Society for Standards Professionals
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Pourtsmouth, NH 03801
View past recipients of the Dr. Leo B. Moore Award