The FAPAC President’s Leadership Award is the most prestigious award and is an opportunity to recognize teams and individuals for outstanding contributions and exceptional service to the Organization and its mission. Former President, Ms. Grace Spence extend her warm regards and thanks to the Board of Directors who supported her during her 2-year term and in recognizing the important contributions of our members who continuously commits to support the mission of FAPAC and make a difference each day.
The FAPAC President's Award recognizes outstanding performances by teams and individuals within the two year period of her term, from 2014 through 2016. The categories for the awards were as follows:
Lifetime Achievement Award: Presented to members who have demonstrated exceptionally significant long-term contributions impacting the mission of the Organization.
1. M.FAROOK SAIT, ESQ, USDA (RETIRED)
2. DR. KIN WONG, DOT (RETIRED)
3. KAYE NITTA, FDA
4. GERALD J. TIQUI, NASA
5. SELINA LEE, USDA
6. PANKAJ PARIKH, EPA
7. LILY HO, NGB
Leadership Award: Presented to members who have made continuing contributions impacting the mission and programs of the Organization.
1. ELIZABETH EL-NATTAR, TRICORIND
2. AUREA FRANKLIN, DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
3. THANH TRANG, FAA
4. LIQUN WONG, DEA
5. SHARON PANG, HHS
6. RONALD SAGUDAN, DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
7. DARRICK LEE, FAPAC
8. THONG VU, FAA
President’s Service Award: Presented to members who have made contributions to the Organization through outstanding service.
1. SOPHIA MAO SMITH, NASA
2. JONATHAN LEE, FAPAC
3. CAILINE KIM, DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
4. JOHN HUANG, FDA
5. KIMBERLY TRAN, USAID
6. FAHMIDA CHHIPA, USDA
7. SARA KAUL, NIH
8. RANMALI FONSEKA, DOT
9. ANNABELLE FLORES, FAA
President’s Trail Blazer’s Leadership Award: Presented to members who took initiatives to advocate and promote FAPAC's mission, objectives and demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to the organization.
1. DR. JIAN YANG, NIH CHAPTER
2. LIGAYA WHITE, RIO GRANDE CHAPTER
3. WING FONG, APG MD CHAPTER
4. LTJG FRANK LIM, USCG CHAPTER
5. ASAC ROBERT BAGGETT, NORCAL CHAPTER
Thanks to all for your continued commitment to the FAPAC's mission; these awards were presented by the outgoing President during the Installation of the newly elected officers on Oct 14, 2016 at the National Press Club, Washington DC.
Olivia F. Adrian