Archie Becher, Jr. Award

2018 Recipient


Kevin Morley, AWWA Staff, Washington, DC

Award Criteria


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.


Past Recipients

2017
Nancy Sullivan

2016
Julie Viramontes

2015
Paul Olson

2014
Teri Blacketor

2013
Kerri Mort

2012
Mike Lewis

2011
Joanne Gaglia

2010
Greg Kail

2009
Lisa Star

2008
Steve Via

2007
April DeBaker

2006
Sandra Lankenau

2005
Sherry Morrison

2004
Gary Sullivan

2003
Debi L. Randall

2002
Sharon Phillips

2001
Rick Harmon

2000
Alan Roberson

1999
Don Gallegos

1998
Paula I. MacIlwaine

1997
Frederick H. Pontius

1996
Lillian Head

1995
Linda M. Laskey

1994
Lorraine J. DeBoer


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