According to SPE Bylaws, “To be elected an Honored Service Member, a candidate shall have demonstrated long-term, outstanding service to, and support of, the Society and its objectives; shall be sponsored, in writing, by the Board of Directors of at least one Section or Division.”
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354 members have been elected to this prestigious status since it was established in 1992.
The 2023 Honored Service Members are:
Betty Puckerin began working for Ampacet Corporation in 1990 as a color chemist. During her 33 years with Ampacet, she has held several jobs including Development Chemist and Color Technology Manager. In 2007, she was promoted to Global Manager Color Technology to lead the global color team in developing a global color management system, coordinating global color projects and harmonizing colorant testing. Based in Terre Haute, IN., Betty works with her team to manage color evaluations for Ampacet North America and approves colorants globally for all Ampacet regions.
Betty has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and a Master’s in Business Administration from Indiana State University.
Betty has served on the Color and Appearance Division Board of Directors for several years, completing a rotation through the executive committee in 2015. She chaired two CAD RETEC® conferences: CAD RETEC® 2015 in Indianapolis, IN and CAD RETEC® 2021 in Atlanta GA. Betty is involved with several CAD committees and is the current Communication Chair.