ASAS Retiree Service Award
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.