(above, left to right) Sean Stewart, Past President, Kathy Janzen, Executive Director, and Shane Harnish, President
The ACPA is pleased to have issued the 2022 Frank W. Bachelor Award for Service to the Chemical Profession to ACPA member and Executive Director, Kathy Janzen. This award is the highest honour for a Professional Chemist in Alberta.
Kathy became a member of the ACPA in 1993 and joined the Board of Directors in 2007. In 2010, Kathy Janzen became the first female President of the ACPA, serving in that capacity for two years. In 2012, Kathy completed her term on the Board of Directors and was hired as the first official Executive Director of the ACPA. Over the last decade, Kathy contributed to significant growth of the ACPA as an organization, including the establishment of the Professional Ethics for Chemists and the ACPA Jurisprudence courses. She was also a founding member of the Federation of Canada’s Professional Chemists, where she served as council chair from 2017-2020.