RAPS Awards Program

The RAPS Awards Program celebrates individuals who have helped establish high standards for the regulatory profession and inspired the community to make extraordinary contributions to the field and to RAPS. The program recognizes leaders and change agents in the community, who support the RAPS’ organizational mission to develop and sustain a competent global regulatory workforce that drives good regulatory practice.  

Meet the Awardees  

The Founder’s Award recognizes exemplary regulatory professionals and is the profession’s highest award. Honorees have shaped regulatory policy and practice; made a positive impact on the profession through education and mentoring; volunteered time to leadership pursuits such as serving on the RAPS board or Fellows program; promoted healthcare and patient well-being; advanced regulatory agility and raised awareness of the value of regulatory.

The Community Leadership Award recognizes RAPS members who have built networks and supported regulatory professionals in their communities. Awardees have acted as RAPS ambassadors; engaged in chapter or local activities, including networking and outreach, for at least three years; and partnered with other organizations to further the profession.