The award, established in 1987, is given to a person of widely recognized eminence in the voluntary standards system; it honors the memory of W. T. Cavanaugh, who established ASTM as a world leader in the development and dissemination of voluntary consensus standards while he was ASTM chief executive officer from 1970 until his death in 1985. Accompanying the award is honorary membership in ASTM International.
Online News--June Ling Honored with W. T. Cavanaugh Memorial Award by ASTM International
ASTM International has announced that June Ling is the recipient of the 2003 W. T. Cavanaugh Memorial Award. Ling, associate executive director, codes and standards, for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME International), in New York, NY, was cited for her outstanding leadership and tireless promotion of technically sound and market-relevant United States-developed voluntary consensus standards as international standards.