George C. Wheeler Excellence in Personnel Certification Recognition

Award Information

This recognition honors George C. Wheeler, ASNT Past President, Honorary Member, and former Sr. Manager of Technical Services at ISC, whose main initiatives were based on certification practices, as well as improving the Society through change.


To recognize and honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the development and advancement of professionalism of ASNT’s programs for the qualification and certification of personnel for nondestructive testing (NDT).


Nominees for the recognition must:

  • Be long-time members of the Society (minimum of 20 years)
  • Have maintained an ASNT NDT Level III certification at least 10 years
  • Have membership on the ASNT Certification Management Council, including PTCC, NCB, LPC, etc., for at least six (6) years and served as a chairman of an examination method for at least three (3) years

Once a candidate has met the above eligibility requirements, they will be evaluated on the following criteria on the scorecard:

  • Be involved in the development of personnel qualification and certification program documents, innovations, and/or enhancements
  • Have examination supervisor or proctor roles including at least one international assignment
  • Have service as a member of an ISO committee, task group, or document development group in certification
CLICK HERE to download the scorecard.


The nomination shall be in the form of a letter setting forth the reason the candidate should receive the recognition and list specific examples of how they meet the eligibility requirements listed above.

Award Timeline

  • Nomination deadline: 15 February
  • Notification shall be sent to the recipient via registered mail.
  • The recipient will be acknowledged at the Annual Awards Ceremony.

Form of Award

Frame Award

Not given in 2019

Past Award Recipients

George C Wheeler Excellence in Personnel Certification Past Recipients

ISC Contact

Jessica Ames
Awards and Honors Program
ASNT, Inc.
1711 Arlingate Lane
PO Box 28518
Columbus, OH 43228
Phone: 614-274-6003 Ext. 233 Fax: 614-274-6899