ASTM International’s Committee on Roofing and Waterproofing (D08) has presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Aaron Phillips of TAMKO Building Products Inc. in Joplin, Ms. The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards.
The committee honored Phillips for outstanding leadership, personal commitment, and participation in many subcommittees and task groups with dedication to developing standards. He has been a member of ASTM since 1991, serving as the D08 committee chairman from 2007 to 2013. He received the Distinguished Leadership Award in 2012 and the Award of Appreciation in both 2008 and 2014.
Phillips is the corporate director of technical systems at TAMKO Building Products Inc. and has been with the company since 2009, having previously served as a research assistant and technical systems specialist.
In addition to ASTM, Phillips is a member of the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association, Composite Lumber Manufacturers Association, the Metal Construction Association, the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association, Canadian Standards Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.