At the celebration event and workshop the 8 September the USA Technical Advisory Group presented 'Outstanding Achievement in Standards Development' awards to Horacio Martirena, Katherina Wührl and Mike Henigan who were part of the leadership team for the revision of ISO 14001:2015 which was carried out in WG5. At an event in USA prior to the celebration event Susan LK Briggs, the project leader, was awarded the US Technical Advisory Group Leadership Award.
USA head of delegation Susan LK Briggs in presenting the 'Outstanding Achievement in Standards Development' awards noted that 'The U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO/TC 207 periodically recognizes the contributions made by TAG and TC 207 members to the work of TC 207. This year, the TAG recognized the vice convenor and secretaries of WG 5 with its: Outstanding Achievement in Standards Development. This award recognizes exceptional contributions to the development process of ISO 14001:2015'
She also noted that " The vice-convenor, Horacio Martirena, as well as the Secretaries, Katherina Wührl and Mike Henigan, have spent long hours preparing for, conducting and following-up on WG5 meetings during the last three years. Their work has been critical to the effectiveness of WG5 and its success in reaching consensus on important technical issues, developing a quality document, and finalizing the work on schedule. And for this, we thank them. I am proud to present the ‘Outstanding Achievement in Standards Development’ awards on behalf of the US Technical Advisory Group."