The highest award given by the Standards Council, the Standards Medal is given for outstanding contribution to fire safety in the development of standards prepared by NFPA technical committees.

When submitting nominations, please consider the following criteria:

  • Dedication – sincerity to a project
  • Length of service
  • Leadership of a project or a technical committee
  • Volunteerism beyond normal duties of committee membership
  • Respect and admiration of associates and peers
  • Achievement of an outstanding nature

Nominations are accepted year-round. Download a nomination form (PDF, 25 KB), and email to the Codes and Standards Administration Department.

Recipients

  • 2013 - Philip J. DiNenno
  • 2012 - Edward K. Budnick
  • 2011 - Wayne D. Holmes
  • 2010 - George Flach
  • 2009 - Wayne D. Moore
  • 2008 - James R. Quiter
  • 2007 - Jennifer Nelson
  • 2006 - Dean K. Wilson
  • 2005 - Dr. John L. Bryan
  • 2004 - Gary M. Taylor
  • 2003 - Wayne G. Carson
  • 2002 - Donald W. Belles
  • 2001 - D. Harold Ware
  • 2000 - Robert W. Nelson
  • 1999 - J. Kenneth Richardson
  • 1998 - Russell P. Fleming
  • 1997 - Thomas W. Jaeger
  • 1996 - Richard E. Stevens
  • 1995 - Walter Smittle III
  • 1994 - John G. Degenkolb
  • 1993 - Patrick E. Phillips
  • 1992 - Chester W. Schirmer
  • 1991 - Richard Y. LeVine
  • 1990 - Harold E. Nelson
  • 1989 - Baron Whitaker
  • 1988 - Rolf H. Jensen
  • 1987 - Rexford Wilson
  • 1986 - Carl W. Walter
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