Award Winner Detail

Award: ASAS Retiree Service Award
Year: 2012
Section Awarded: National

Joseph P. Fontenot, ASAS Retiree Service Award

Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science Foundation

Dr. Joe Fontenot retired from Virginia Tech after 56 years of service, but did not retire from ASAS. A single word used to describe Dr. Fontenot’s career is ‘SERVICE’. He continues to serve unconditionally. He has served ASAS in many roles to include Southern Section President, 1973-74, and National President, 1985-86. Since retirement, he has served three terms on the ASAS Foundation Board of Directors, was instrumental in launching the ASAS Foundation Heritage Lunch, and has served one term on the ASAS Investment Committee. He continues to participate actively in National or Southern Section meetings. He has received numerous awards recognizing excellence for his service. The ASAS Retiree Service Award is Dr. Joe Fontenot.

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