The selection of Harold P. Ewalt recognizes 40 years of dedicated service to the Oregon and national dairy industries, as teacher, researcher, and extension leader. Harold headed Oregon’s DHIA for 20 years; for three years he was a member of the national advisory committee. He was a member of the board of directors, American Dairy Science Association, and served as secretary and president of the extension section. He was a co-leader in program development of the Oregon Dairy Products Commission and the Oregon Dairy Breeders Association and for many years was secretary of the Oregon Dairymen’s Association. Later he was active in marketing programs, and led the move to merge Oregon dairy processing cooperatives.