2013 Conference- Honorees

Posted on January 7, 2016

2015 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Honorees – Washington, D.C.

International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig), Tribute of Hope Award

Troi Atkinson, Warren Zevon “Keep me in Your Heart” Award

Congressman Bruce Vento, Warren Zevon “Keep me in Your Heart” Award (2014)

Dr. Jorma Rantanen, Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

American Public Health Association (APHA), Tribute of Unity Award

The Brazilian Labour Public Ministry, Tribute of Inspiration Award

Ellen Patton, The Alan Reinstein Award

Dr. Jorma Rantanen and Sue Vento, Keynote Speakers

 

2014 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Honorees – Washington, D.C.

The Honorable Henry Waxman, U.S. House of Representatives, Tribute of Hope Award

Congressman Bruce Vento, Warren Zevon “Keep me in Your Heart” Award

Dr. David Egilman, Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Ken Takahashi Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

National Association for the Defense of Asbestos Victims (Andeva), Tribute of Unity Award

Bill Ravanesi Tribute of Inspiration Award

Janelle Bedel, honored posthumously, The Alan Reinstein Award

Heather Von St. James, The Alan Reinstein Award

Lou Williams, The Alan Reinstein Award

Keynote Speaker: Rear Admiral Boris Lushniak, Acting U.S. Surgeon General

 

2013 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Honorees – Washington, D.C.

The Honorable Lois Capps (D-CA), U.S. House of Representatives, Tribute of Hope Award

Jordan Zevon, “Keep me in Your Heart” Award

Dr. Celeste Monforton, Dr. Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers, Tribute of Unity Award

Karen Banton, Tribute of Inspiration Award

Rob Cagle, Alan Reinstein Award

Mavis Nye, Alan Reinstein Award

Dr. Aubrey Miller, Keynote Speaker

 

2012 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Honorees – Manhattan Beach, CA

The Honorable Steve Cohen (D-TN), U.S. House of Representatives, Tribute of Hope Award

Actor Steve McQueen, Warren Zevon “Keep me in Your Heart” Award

Dr. Arthur Frank, Dr. Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Richard Lemen, Dr. Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

Associazione Familiari Vittime Amianto (AFEVA), Tribute of Unity Award

Joel Shufro, Tribute of Inspiration Award

Debbie Brewer, Alan Reinstein Award

Larry Davis, Alan Reinstein Award

Matt Peacock, Keynote Speaker

 

2011 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Honorees – Atlanta, GA

The Honorable Max Baucus, United States Senator, Tribute of Hope Award

Ron Cyrus, Warren Zevon “Keep me in Your Heart” Award

Dr. Guadalupe Aguilar Madrid, Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

Environmental Information Association, Tribute of Unity Award

Sugio Furuya, Tribute of Inspiration Award

Julie Gundlach, The Alan Reinstein Award

Dr. Linda Rae Murray, Keynote Speaker

 

2010 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Honorees Honorees – Chicago, IL

The Honorable Richard Durbin, United States Senator, Tribute of Hope Award

Army Archerd, Warren Zevon “Keep me in Your Heart” Tribute Memorial Award

Dr. Hedy Kindler, Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

Center of Asbestos Related Disease (CARD), Tribute of Unity Award

Fernanda Ginnasi, Tribute of Inspiration Award

June Briet, honored posthumously, The Alan Reinstein Memorial Award

Jordan Barab, Keynote Speaker

 

2009 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Honorees – Manhattan Beach, CA

The Honorable Barbara Boxer, United States Senator, Tribute of Hope

Dr. Stephen Levin, Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

Peg Seminario, AFL/CIO, Tribute of Unity Award

Pralhad Malvadkar and Raghunath Manwar, Tribute of Inspiration Award

Dominick Marzicola, honored posthumously, The Alan Reinstein Memorial Award

Andrew Schneider, Keynote Speaker

 

2008 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Honorees Honorees – Detroit, MI

Dr. Aubrey Miller, Tribute of Hope

Barry Castleman, Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

Canadian Auto Workers, Tribute of Unity Award

John Thayer, Former US Capitol Tunnel Worker Supervisor and Asbestos Victim, Tribute of Inspiration Award

John McNamara, honored posthumously, The Alan Reinstein Memorial Award

Terry Lynch, Int’l Vice President, Political & Legislative Director/Health Hazard Administrator, Insulators Union, Keynote Speaker

 

2007 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Honorees – Philadelphia, PA

The Honorable Patty Murray, United States Senator, Tribute of Hope

Dr. Michael Harbut, Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award,

Patrick Martin, Member of Canadian Parliament, Tribute of Unity Award

Paul Zygielbaum and Michelle Zygielbaum, Tribute of Inspiration Award

Les Skramstad, honored posthumously, The Alan Reinstein Memorial Award

Dr. Peter Orris, Keynote Speaker

 

2006 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Day Honorees – New York City, NY

The Honorable Harry Reid, United States Senator, Tribute of Hope Award

Paul Brodeur, Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Yasunosuke Suzuki, Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award

James Fite, Tribute of Unity Award

The Honorable Chuck Strahl, Member of Parliament, Canada, Tribute of Inspiration

Paul Brodeur, Keynote Speaker

 

2005 ADAO Asbestos Awareness Conference Honorees – Washington, DC

Gayla Benefield, Tribute of Hope Award

Laurie Kazan-Allen, Tribute of Unity Award

Jill Vaughn, Tribute of Inspiration Award