Award of Merit

2018 Recipient

No award given

Award Criteria


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Purpose of Award: An award of achievement to those outside the water profession who have demonstrated outstanding service in support of the principles of AWWA in providing better water for people.

The Award: An AWWA Award of Merit crystal iceberg.

Frequency of the Award: One may be awarded annually, but at the discretion of the AWWA Award of Merit Committee, more than one may be awarded.

Eligibility for the Award: Any individual, group, or organization that has made a notable and outstanding contribution to the water profession. The nominee cannot be employed in the water profession.

Entry Requirements: Submit full name and address and a summary of the nominee's contribution to the water profession on the entry form provided.

Nomination Procedure: A nomination for the award may be submitted by a section or the Executive Committee, to the American Water Works Association, Attn:  Executive Dept., 6666 W. Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80235.   A letter will be mailed to the section professional staff or section secretaries requesting names of nominees for the award. Nominees may remain under consideration for up to three years. Section will be notified if their nominee has not been selected within that time. If the candidate is not re-nominated, his/her name will be dropped from the list. A candidate may be re-nominated.

Nomination or Submission Deadline: Nominations must be received by October 1 to be assured of receiving full consideration.

Award Committee Membership: The AWWA Award of Merit Committee shall consist of the last five (5) Past Presidents with the most recent Past President serving as chair. An Association staff member shall serve as advisor to the committee.

Method of Selecting Award Recipient: The AWWA Award of Merit Committee shall select a recipient(s) from the list of potential candidates and submit the name(s) to the Board of Directors for approval at its winter meeting.

Presentation of the Award: The award may be presented at the American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exposition or at another appropriate event

Past Recipients


2017
John Ingle, Texas Section

2016
Senator Barbara Boxer
Congressman Bob Gibbs

2015
William A. "Bill" Callegari

2014
Joseph F. Castrilli

2013
Josiah Tilton

2012
Leon McLaughlin

2011
Nicole Ray, Cecilia Grana-Rosa, Carlos Nevarez

2010
Congressman David Dreier

2009
No Awardee

2008
Leighann M. Gilson, The Honorable Grace F. Napolitano

2007
George & Molly Greene

2006
No Awardee

2005
James C. Waldo

2004
Senator Mike Crapo

2003
Justice Dennis R. O'Connor

2002
No Awardee

 

2001
Tom Davey

2000
No Awardee

1999
Senator Tom Daschle

1998
Kathleen A. McGinty

1997
No Awardee

1996
Senator Dirk Kempthorne, Billy Frank Jr.

1995
Gregory S. Latshutka

1994
Thomas J. Bliley Jr., Jim Slattery


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