Bill Clymer Receives Livestock Insect Workers Award

At the 57th Annual Meeting of the Livestock Insect Workers Conference, Dr. Bill Clymer was presented with the Industry Appreciation Award in recognition of his long-term commitment to and consistent support of the LIWC. 

Dr. Clymer, a rodeo champion who had recently had his leg broken in an equine encounter, was lauded for his contributions to the organization, having hosted the 50th anniversary meeting in his hometown of Amarillo, Texas. 

Dr. Clymer, an adjunct professor at West Texas State University, is a longtime member of ESA and a charter member of the American Registry of Professional Entomologists (predecessor of BCE). 

Dr. Clymer is shown in the photograph below with his wife and two daughters, who presented him with the plaque.