To honor the memory of Wendy B. McDonald, one of the power transmission/motion control industry's pioneers, the PTDA Foundation established the Wendy B. McDonald Award in 2014. The award acknowledges a woman who has established herself as a critical contributor to her company's success and has affected positive change within the power transmission/motion control industry.
As a female business owner, McDonald left many legacies through her long career in the industry. The inaugural recipient of the Wendy B. McDonald Award in 2014 was Pat Wheeler of Motion Industries (Canada).
When merited, the Wendy B. McDonald Award will be presented annually during the PTDA Industry Summit. Nominations are now being accepted through May 31, 2015, and will be judged by the following criteria: