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Michael Marlowe earns NCDA legislative award

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (17 July 2018) - The National Career Development Association (NCDA)-a non-profit organization that provides professional development expertise and resources to practitioners and educators-presented a Legislative Award to Michael Marlowe, the past Executive Director of the Automation Federation. The award was presented on 22 June 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona, at the NCDA Global Conference.

The NCDA Legislative Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant impact on policy or legislation related to the career development profession or to its recipients at the local, state, or national level.

In a press release announcing the award, NCDA recognized Marlowe's long-standing contributions and collaboration: "Michael Marlowe has provided exemplary service and leadership in his role as co-chair of the NCDA Government Relations Committee. In his role at the Automation Federation, Mike established and supported a valuable collaborative effort with NCDA. Mike's personal involvement and contacts with the White House and with key federal agencies, and his ability to utilize them to strengthen NCDA's advocacy initiatives have produced results time and again.

NCDA is pleased to honor Mike with the Legislative Award for his good work and effective leadership in advancing NCDA's Government Relations initiatives."

About the National Career Development Association

The National Career Development Association is a non-profit organization created to provide professional development, connection, and resources to its membership, all of whom hold positions within the career development field. Through publications, advocacy, conferences and institutes, NCDA inspires its members to provide quality services to their clients, so they may make informed career choices. Visit www.ncda.org

For further information, please contact Alicia Cheek at NCDA via email or by phone (918-663-7060).

About the Automation Federation

The Automation Federation is a global umbrella organization of twenty (20) member organizations and seven working groups engaged in automation activities. The Automation Federation enables its members to more effectively fulfill their missions, advance the science and engineering of automation technologies and applications, and develop the workforce needed to capitalize on the benefits of automation. The Automation Federation is the "Voice of Automation." For more information about the Automation Federation, visit www.automationfederation.org.

About ISA

The International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.

ISA owns Automation.com, a leading online publisher of automation-related content, and is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org), an association of non-profit organizations serving as "The Voice of Automation." Through a wholly owned subsidiary, ISA bridges the gap between standards and their implementation with the ISA Security Compliance Institute (www.isasecure.org) and the ISA Wireless Compliance Institute (www.isa100wci.org).


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