Robert W. Hite Outstanding Leadership Award
This year's Robert W. Hite Outstanding Leadership Award was made to Jim Clark.
It is awarded to a person who has demonstrated active leadership to benefit others, and is supportive of Water For People’s mission. A person who inspires a shared vision, is forward thinking and truly envisions a world where all people have access to safe water and sanitation facilities. Water For People committees may nominate an individual by submitting an official nomination form that details the candidate’s distinguished leadership accomplishments in support of Water For People. For more information, please see the Committee’s Tap Portal or call 720-488-4590.
This 2011 Robert W. Hite Outstanding Leadership Award was made to Bjorn von Euler.
The Robert W. Hite Outstanding Leadership Award 2009/2010, honoring an individual leader in service to Water For People, was presented to Betty Jordan at WEFTEC.2010 in New Orleans, LA on Oct. 5, 2010.
Robert Adamski won the award at WEFTEC ’09 in Orlando, Florida.
During the WEFTEC 2008 conference, Water For People announced the creation of a Water/Wastewater industry award named in honor of longtime volunteer Robert W. Hite, who was posthumously given the inaugural award.
Founders’ Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service
The Kenneth J. Miller Founders’ Award was established in 2001 by the Board of Directors of Water For People to honor outstanding volunteers for their service and leadership in the advancement of the Water For People mission at the local committee and regional levels. The Founders Award is presented annually to a volunteer selected by each local Water For People committee of the AWWA Section or WEA Member Association. To see past awardee's and learn more about the history of the award, click here.
Water For People committees may nominate an individual by submitting an official nomination form that details the candidate’s distinguished leadership accomplishments in support of Water For People. For more information and for eligibity, please see the Committee’s Tap Portal or call 720-488-4590.
2012 Founders’ Awardees
|Venkat Radhakrishnan from the AZ Water Association||Carolyn Stewart from the British Columbia AWWA|
|Christine Ellenberger from the Florida AWWA||Cathy Lance from the Indiana AWWA|
|Paul Blanchard from the Intermountain AWWA||Robert Main from the Iowa AWWA/WEA|
|Candace Vannasdale from the Kentucky/Tennessee AWWA||Sandy Kutzing from the New Jersey AWWA|
|Todd Davis from the North Carolina AWWA/WEA||Biju George from the Ohio WEA|
|Bill Laprade from the Pacific Northwest AWWA||Irene Wall from the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association|
|William Kelvington from the Pennsylvania AWWA||Jorge Martinez from the Puerto Rico AWWA/WEA|
|Stephen Fisher from the Rocky Mountain AWWA/WEA||Chris Rasco from the South Carolina AWWA|
|Jim Zeck from the South Dakota AWWA||Karen Levy from the Virginia AWWA/WEA
2011 Bill Butler Awardee