Doug Swisher, AWWA Association Services Supervisor
Purpose of the Award: To honor the memory of Archie E. Becher, Jr. by recognizing outstanding accomplishments by a staff member of AWWA.
The Award: The recipient will receive a glass award on wooden base. A permanent plaque with the names of all recipients will be displayed at AWWA headquarters.
Frequency of the Award: As deserved, but not more than one annually.
Eligibility for the Award: To qualify for the award the nominee must have shown continuous dedication above and beyond normal duties to AWWA by demonstrating loyalty, reliability, responsibility, and excellent service to the membership of the Association. In addition, the successful candidate must be viewed as a team player and a good communicator. The Chief Executive Officer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Government Affairs of AWWA are ineligible for the award.
Nomination Procedure: An entry form may be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer of AWWA by any AWWA Executive or Senior staff.
Entry Requirements: Submission to the awards committee of completed entry form plus any letters of commendation.
Nomination Deadline: November 15
Award Committee Membership: The committee shall consist of the President of the Association, and the immediate past six recipients of the Archie E. Becher, Jr. Award.
Method of Selecting Award Recipient: The committee selects a candidate for the award and reports its nominee to the Board of Directors for approval at its winter meeting.
Presentation of the Award: The award will be presented at the American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition.
2019Erika Weber2018Kevin Morley
2005 Sherry Morrison
2004 Gary Sullivan
2003 Debi L. Randall
Paula I. MacIlwaine
Frederick H. Pontius
Linda M. Laskey
Lorraine J. DeBoer