Clay Brelsford to receive R.A. Brannon Award

President of Bass Engineering Honored with NACE R.A. Brannon Award

Clay Brelsford’s decades of leadership have “culminated in the betterment of the association.”

March 13th, 2013 – Bass Engineering Company, “The Reliable Name in Cathodic Protection” for over forty years, is proud to announce that President Clay Brelsford has been awarded the prestigious NACE R.A. Brannon Award this year.

Clay BrelsfordThe R.A. Brannon Award is the signature award of the association. It recognizes a current member of NACE International whose outstanding service has contributed to the development and improvement of the association that results in promotion of the objectives of NACE.

Clay Brelsford has been an active and valuable member of NACE since 1980. He has held various leadership positions at the section level and the board level, including: East Texas Section trustee (1984-1990), chairman of the South Central Region (1991-1992), NACE Board of Directors (1996-1999), NACE instructor since 2003, NACE Foundation Board of Directors (2006-present), and a myriad of other positions in different committees through his years with the association.

When NACE worked to restructure the region boundaries to current membership areas to better represent international growth, Mr. Brelsford was instrumental in the process. His leadership style of maintaining a fair, objective, and professional attitude in this reorganization was instrumental in the effort to help shape the face of NACE today.

Through the years, Mr. Brelsford’s involvement with NACE has culminated in the betterment of the association, and his acknowledgment as the 2013 Brannon Award recipient further maintains the high standards associated with the award’s prestigious history.

About Bass Engineering: Bass Engineering Company’s diverse client list includes oil and gas pipelines and producers, petrochemical plants, electric power generation plants, pulp and paper mills, and municipalities. Our highly qualified staff includes professional engineers, NACE certified corrosion and cathodic protection specialists and technicians with both the training and experience to assist customers in choosing the most effective application of cathodic protection technology. For over 40 years, Bass Engineering Company has been "THE Reliable Name in Cathodic Protection". To find out more, visit

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