Winner of the 2008 Wildhack Award:
The 2008 award was presented to Harry J. Moody, a person with a long history of Support and active participation in NCSL International. Harry was born in 1945 to Harry John Moody and Betty Louise Kersley in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from the University of Wyoming with a master’s degree in physics. Following his graduation he worked at Boeing in Wichita, Kansas, and at the Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant in Burlington, Kansas. He then moved to Idaho where he worked at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. While at the Idaho National Lab, he rose to be the department manager of calibration services. He served as chairman of the Lockheed Martin Metrology panel in 1966. He also served on the steering committee for the Department of EnergyMetrology Committee.
Work with NCSL International:
Over the years Harry’s activities in NCSLI have included serving as Calibration/Certification Committee Chairman, Vice President of the Western Division, Treasurer, Executive Vice President and NCSLI President in 2005. Most notably, he was the driving force behind the organization of the uncertainty road shows that are still going on today. He has been active at the NCSLI conferences by presenting papers, hosting sessions and helping to establish the invited technical paper track at the conference. He continues his involvement by serving as the International Deputy for Europe, thereby attending important metrology functions in Europe and providing a very important liaison for NCSLI to the European community.
That's the life....
After his retirement, he spent three good months doing honeydo projects for his wife Sue, before he decided it was harder working for her, and formed his own consulting company, Harry J. Moody Enterprises. He presently is a lead assessor for both A2LA and NAVLAP. Harry is known for his outstanding technical and assessment skills and serves on assessments around the globe.
Harry and Sue, his wife of 44 years, live in Idaho Falls, Idaho. They have two married children, Cheryl and Steven, and three grandchildren, Owen, Abby, Maddie and a baby boy due in November.