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GATF Society Of Fellows Issues Call For Naomi Berber Memorial Award

Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Press release from the issuing company

Pittsburgh, Pa., May 17, 2004 - The Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF) and its Society of Fellows (SOF) seeks to honor an outstanding industry woman in the graphic communications industry. Nominations for the Naomi Berber Memorial Award are due June 18, 2004. The Naomi Berber Memorial Award was established in 1976 and was created to honor the “First Lady of the Foundation,” who served as GATF’s first administrative director and was the first woman elected to the SOF. It is presented to a woman who has made a major contribution to the development of the graphic communications industries. Nominees for the Berber award must have worked in the graphic communications industries for ten or more years and achieved an outstanding record of accomplishments. Such activities could be in the form of extraordinary leadership, direction, and/or support of programs that have furthered the interests of the graphic communications industries. Selection & Presentation The Naomi Berber Memorial Award is sponsored by the Society of Fellows, which, since 1969, honors industry leaders who have made outstanding contributions to the progress of GATF and its affiliate, the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF). A committee from the Society of Fellows will review nominations and select a recipient. The winner will be honored at the 2004 PIA/GATF Administrative Meetings. Next scheduled for November 13–14, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia, this forum hosts an impressive audience of industry leaders including boards of directors and committee members for GATF and its Society of Fellows; Printing Industries of America (PIA) and its Ash Khan Society; and the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF). To receive a nomination form, contact Lisa Erdner, GATF’s marketing manager, by phoning 412/741-6860 extension 300 or by emailing lerdner@gatf.org. Written requests can be directed to GATF/SOF Awards, 200 Deer Run Road, Sewickley, PA 15143-2600.




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