Radiation Safety Technologist of the Year

Nominees for this award shall be applied radiation safety technologists who were employed within the geographic region covered by the CCHPS during the calendar year for which the award is made. The nominees shall have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in radiation safety. Criteria include:

  • professional excellence in health physics, and
  • peer recognition of this proficiency.

2018 Radiation Safety Technologist of the Year

Mike Murphy

The Radiation Safety Technologist of the Year was awarded to Mike Murphy (Washington River Protection Solutions). He has demonstrated excellence in radiation safety through leadership, work ethic, and integrity. Over the years, Mike has developed, revised, and approved thousands of radiation survey task descriptions (RSTDs). As lead health physics technician, he ensures thorough understanding of work scope among his peers based upon those RSTDs. He diligently manages the Radioactive Source Program and was innovative with development and training for the new electronic radiological survey program.

2017 Darrell L. Scott

2016 Thomas Sichler

2012 Joe Wiley

2012 Michael Dittenhauser

2011 Geoff Hall

2011 Daniel Brush

2010 Andrew P. Wegner

2009 Benjamin F. Davis

2008 Scott Stephens

2007 Kurt Lawing

2007 Brian Parsons

2006 Tomas Moreno

2006 Smokey Tefft

2005 Everett Gray, Ray French


2004 C.W. “Chuck” Wildman

2004 Thomas Kimmel

2003 Robin K. Woodford

2002 Jim Crockett

2002 Mark Sims

2001 Henry “Tom” Miller

2001 Ed Pangelinan

2000 Kim Barton

2000 Cindy Belew

1999 Barry Headley

1998 Mark Higbee

1998 Carl Meineke

1997 David L. Merrill

1996 Mitchell Kobierowski

1996 David J. Phipps

1995 Gordon Hendricks

1994 Allan Ostby

1993 Maximo Valdez

1992 Richard Wyer II

1991 Morgan Johnson

1990 Steve Bivins

1989 Deanna Ekstrom

1989 Louis Struder

1987 Steven Landsman

1986 John Harrison

1985 Rob Aldrich

1984 Robert Smith (d)

1983 John Gile

1982 David Beecher

1982 Dan Mackliet

(d) Deceased