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Irv loved ideas, especially good theoreti- cal ideas that had practical applications. He was at various times associate editor of both the Journal of Applied Psychol- ogy and the Human Factor Journal, and his very influential book on Training in Organizations went through four edi- tions. SIOP is what it is today because of his efforts on its behalf. He was presi- dent of SIOP (1985–1986), and he planned and managed the first SIOP con- ference held in Chicago in 1986 with 600 in attendance; this year in Houston there were 3,800. These statistics fail to capture his amazing influence on SIOP members, but space does not permit an elaboration of them except to say that Irv WAS the first SIOP conference, and Irv made it happen. As a practitioner, Irv was a frequent ex- pert witness and was so effective in this role that organizations being served with consent decrees sought him out to be their guide. He loved working with colleagues like Wayne Cascio and Jim 196 Outtz and Shelly Zedeck in his role as an expert witness, and more recently, com- panies (such as Coca Cola, and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney) sought his help in their attempts to become more sensitive and supportive and inclusive of diversity. In his many academic administrative roles Irv was a mentor to all: graduate students, faculty, department chairs, and deans and campus presidents as well. Irv had had excellent role models to work from and he cared for excel- lence and hard work always—always with a twinkle in his eyes. Irwin L. Goldstein died on March 8, 2013 surrounded by his family and in communication with his friends. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 52 years, Micki, his son Harold (who now teaches at Baruch College), his daughter Beth, and his four loved grandchildren (Miriam and Benjamin Goldstein, and Zachary and Ethan Purcell). April 2014 Volume 51 Issue 4