The PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald Award recognizes a woman who has established herself as a critical contributor to her company’s success and has affected positive change within the power transmission/motion control industry. More after the jump.
The PTDA Foundation established the award in 2014 to honor the memory of Wendy B. McDonald, one of the power transmission/motion control industry’s true pioneers.
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A trailblazing woman business owner, Mrs. McDonald left many legacies through her long career in the industry. Her charm and grace are legendary as well as her philanthropy and commitment to give back to the industry and the communities that led to her success. The 2015 recipient of the award was Elizabeth (Liz) Moon of Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation. Pat Wheeler of Motion Industries (Canada) received the award in 2014.
When merited, the Wendy B. McDonald Award will be presented annually during the PTDA Industry Summit. Nominations are now being accepted through June 15, 2016, and will be judged by the following criteria:
- Nominees must be female and employed by a PTDA member company within the calendar year for which the nomination is being made. There are no criteria with respect to title, position in company or years of experience.
- Nominees must exemplify leadership and integrity in all business relationships.
Download the criteria and nomination form at www.ptda.org/WBMcDonaldAward.
PTDA Foundation work is funded solely by donations. It was founded in 1982 to enhance knowledge, education, professionalism and productivity within the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry. The Foundation is a not-for-profit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) corporation.
Last year’s recipient:
Congrats Elizabeth Moon of @KamanDirect. Wendy B McDonald award #PTDA15IS https://t.co/7rQYc4BOYE pic.twitter.com/DHe1L81G0z
— Design World (@DesignWorld) October 23, 2015
For more information, visit ptda.org/Foundationptda.org/Foundation.
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