Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award

2016 Joukowksy Award Winner Brian Heidtke

The Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award is to be granted to those AIA members who, through their sustained and exceptional volunteer efforts, have furthered the work of the Institute and increased public awareness regarding its mission. Societies in particular are encouraged to nominate members who have provided exceptional service to the Institute. Trustees currently serving on the Governing Board are ineligible to receive this award. No more than two awards, in the form of a framed citation, will be presented each year at the Annual Meeting of the AIA.

Due Date for Nomination
Completed nominations, in the form of a letter detailing the candidate's service to the AIA, should be received by Institute Headquarters at the address below no later than September 1, 2016. The Executive Committee will select the recipient(s) of the award prior to the Fall meeting of the Governing Board.

Please send all nomination materials to:

The Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award Committee
Attn: Awards Department
Archaeological Institute of America
656 Beacon Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02215-2006
(617) 353-9361
FAX: (617) 353-6550


2016 Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award: Brian Heidtke

Brian Heidtke is the retired Vice President, Finance and Treasurer of Colgate-Palmolive Company, where he was responsible for financing policy and all domestic and international treasury matters. He also was a director and chairman of the National Association of Corporate Treasurers. In addition to serving as Trustee Emeritus of the AIA, Mr. Heidtke is active on the boards and executive committees of American Ballet Theatre and the Wildlife Conservation Society, for both of which he acts as Vice President and Treasurer. He also serves on the board of several inner-city educational and literary organizations in New York and New Jersey. Mr. Heidtke is a native of St. Paul and graduated from the University of Minnesota, where he also studied at the Graduate School of Business Administration. He resides with his wife, Darlene, in New York City and Wyckoff, New Jersey, which is also the address of The Heidkte Foundation, of which he is President.


Past Winners of the Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award

2015 Connie Rodriguez
2014 Ann Santen
2013 Claire Lyons
2012 Shelby Brown
2011 Ava Seave
2010 Nancy Palmer
2009 Michael and Neathery Fuller
2008 Jeffrey A. Lamia
2007 Patty Gerstenblith
2006 James Russell
2005 Anne Salisbury
2004 Eleanor Guralnick
2003 Gertrude Howland
2002 Frank J. Wezniak
2001 Ira Haupt, II
1999 James R. Wiseman
1997 Raymond L. Den Adel
1996 Leonard V. Quigley
1994 Anna Benjamin
1992 Judith Feinberg Brilliant
1991 Charles S. La Follette
1990 Lloyd E. Cotsen
1989 Norma Kershaw
James H. Ottaway, Jr.
Leon Pomerance (awarded posthumously)

*The name was changed from the Distinguished Service Award to the Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award at the December 1997 Annual Meeting of the AIA.

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