Allan Mere Award for 1988:

Barbara Vivienne Paterson

Barbara Paterson, Allan Mere recipient for 1988.
Far left: Barbara during social golf at DSIR, Lincoln, in the 1970s or early 1980s.
Centre right: Barbara attending Henry Connor’s 90th birthday celebration, 9 Aug 2012.
Photos: © Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research.

“Mrs Paterson joined the Lincoln centre as a clerical assistant in 1969, and became the administrative officer of Botany Division in 1980. This award recognizes her efficiency and helpfulness and ability to direct the rules to the benefit of the work of the Division.”

Citation reproduced from the Allan Mere awards book.