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November 2014

Lifetime Achievement Awards Presented to Louisiana State Patrol Superintendent and FMCSA Transportation Specialist

 

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Jennifer Cohan, Anne Ferro and Selden Fritschner present Robert Redmond with the 2014 Martha Irwin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Highway Safety.

Col. Michael Edmonson of the Louisiana State Police and Robert Redmond of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration were both recognized and honored with the Martha Irwin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Highway Safety at the 2014 Annual International Conference. Edmonson was the recipient of the award in the law enforcement category, and Redmond was the winner in the non-law enforcement category.

The award recognizes their commitment to and accomplishments in highway safety over the course of their careers.

Appointed to Superintendent of the Louisiana State Police in 2008 by Gov. Bobby Jindal, Col. Edmonson also serves as the Deputy Secretary of Public Safety Services and is responsible for a nearly 2,900-person agency with a budget of nearly half a billion dollars. He is a career state police officer, having joined the organization in 1981.

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Jennifer Cohan, Brian Ursino and Anne Ferro present Col. Michael Edmonson with the 2014 Martha Irwin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Highway Safety.

Redmond is the FMCSA’s national technical expert on the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program. He started his career with the U.S. DOT in 1971 in the Federal Highway Administration’s Office of Highway Planning. He has worked on the development and implementation of the CDL program since its inception in 1986.

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See all of the 2014 AAMVA award recipients on AAMVA's Awards Web page.