National Environmental Achievement Awards

Individual Honorees Ceremony Photos

On Tuesday, February 1, 2022, the National Environmental Achievement Awards were presented to individuals and member agencies that have made outstanding contributions to environmental protection and wastewater management.

The Awards were handed out during our Winter Conference, The Future of Clean Water | Emerging Stronger, Preparing for What’s Next, in Scottsdale, AZ, January 30-February 3, 2022.

The honorees and agency representatives had their pictures taken with Laura Briefer, NACWA Awards Committee Chair, and Director, Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities, UT.

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Steve Hershner,

Former Utilities Director, City of Cedar Rapids, MI

Distinguished Service Award

Tim Houghton

Former Deputy Director, City and County of Honolulu, HI

Distinguished Service Award

Jeff Lape

Former Deputy Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA, DC

Environment Award

Todd Miller

Environmental Services Supervisor, Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission, OR

Environment Award

Timothy S. Williams,

Former Deputy
Executive Director, WEF, VA 

Environment Award

Rob Long

Chair, Palm Beach Soil & Water
Conservation District, FL 

Local Public Service Award

Joshua Schimmel

Executive Director, Springfield Water & Sewer Commission, MA

President's Award

For additional information on NACWA’s Awards Programs contact Brédy Trombino at 202.533.1820.
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