Member Update 16-07: Call For Nominations - 2017 NEAA Awards

To: Members & Affiliates*
From: National Office
Date: September 16, 2016
Subject: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – 2017 NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

 

Action Please By:
October 28, 2016

NACWA is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2017 National Environmental Achievement Award (NEAA) program.  The NEAA program honors individuals and Member Agencies that have made significant contributions through outstanding advocacy or innovative projects that positively impact the environment, their utility, their community, NACWA, and the water sector.

Categories for the NEAA Individual Achievement Awards include: Public Service; Distinguished Service; and Environment.  The Agency NEAA categories include: Water Resources Utility of the Future; Research & Technology; Operations & Environmental Performance; Public Service; and Public Information & Education.

The program acknowledges individuals and Member Agencies that continually strive to make a positive impact on the environment.  It is through NEAA that NACWA celebrates those outstanding individuals and innovative programs and initiatives that exemplify environmental stewardship and a dedication to clean water.

Apply Online Today!

We are excited to announce that The National Environmental Achievement Awards application in its entirety is now available to be completed online.  Applications must be submitted online no later than Friday, October 28, 2016.

How & When Will Honorees Be Selected for Recognition?

Each National Environmental Achievement Award application will be reviewed by NACWA’s Awards Committee in November.  Each nomination is judged individually based on eligibility and criteria as outlined in the application package.

Individual and Agency winners will be recognized at NACWA’s 2017 Winter Conference, Next Generation Compliance …Where Affordability & Innovation Intersect, at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel in Tampa, FL, February 4 – 7, 2017.  Federal NEAA honorees will be recognized during the National Water Policy Forum & Fly-In, at the Washington Marriott Georgetown, March 21 – 22, 2017.

Please contact Bredy Trombino, Program Administrator at 202.533.1820 with questions, or if you would like additional information.

 

*This Member Update is provided to Affiliate Members for information only.