This award was renamed in 1995 to honor Louis R. DiValerio, who remarkably impacted the society in his 23 years of membership with his dedication and willingness to serve. He was a member and past chairman of the Connecticut Yankee Section. He was also a Regional Director and was heavily involved in the Sections Operations Council.
The Lou DiValerio Technician of the Year Award acknowledges those ASNT members who are deserving technicians, encouraging their continued participation in the Society.
Applicants must be current ASNT members and NDT technicians. In general, the individual’s duties and responsibilities should be similar to those described by SNT-TC-1A for NDT Level I, II, and III personnel. No single definition of a technician will be adequate in all cases. However, some general rules shall apply:
The Recognition and Honors Committee selects up to one award per year, using established guidelines and rating categories on the GRADING SHEET and achieving a rating of 1,600 or more points. Points can be earned for:
Nominations are due 1 March
For any questions regarding the award process or timeline, please contact ASNT’s Program Specialist, Jessica Ames (firstname.lastname@example.org).