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National Environmental Achievement Awards

 

Honoree Photos

2013 NEAA Individual Award photos

2013 NEAA Agency Award photos

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2013 NEAA Individual Awards - April 23, 2013

 

Federal Public Service Award

Dave White, Former Chief, USDA Naturial Resources Conservation Service
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Dave White

Dave White, Former Chief, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

 

State Public Service Award

Alberto Lázaro-Castro, Executive President, Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority, PR
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Alberto Lázaro-Castro

Alberto Lázaro-Castro, Executive President, Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority, PR

 

Michael Tate, Director, Kansas Department of Health & Environment - Bureau of Water, KS
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Michael Tate

Michael Tate, Director, Kansas Department of Health & Environment - Bureau of Water, KS

 

Local Public Service Award

The Honorable David J. Berger, Mayor, City of Lima, OH
Pictured from left to right: The Honorable David J. Berger; Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

The Honorable David J. Berger, Mayor, City of Lima, OH

 

The Honorable Maggie Brooks, County Executive, Monroe County, NY
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; The Honorable Maggie Brooks

The Honorable Maggie Brooks, County Executive, Monroe County, NY

 

The Honorable Todd Portune, Commissioner, Hamilton County Board of Commissioners, OH
Pictured from left to right: The Honorable Todd Portune; Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

The Honorable Todd Portune, Commissioner, Hamilton County Board of Commissioners, OH

 

Environment Award

Dr. Patricia Hagen, Executive Director, Audubon Center at Riverlands, MO
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Dr. Patricia Hagen

Dr. Patricia Hagen, Executive Director, Audubon Center at Riverlands, MO

 

James A. Hanlon, Former Director, U.S. EPA Office of Wastewater Management
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; James A. Hanlon

James A. Hanlon, Former Director, U.S. EPA Office of Wastewater Management

 

Ann J. Kulchin, City Council Member, City of Carlsbad, CA
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Ann J. Kulchin

Ann J. Kulchin, City Council Member, City of Carlsbad, CA

 

Distinguished Service Award

William G. Moore, Former General Manager, Metropolitan Council Environmental Service, MN
Pictured from left to right: William G. Moore; Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

William G. Moore, Former General Manager, Metropolitan Council Environmental Service, MN

 

Nancy and Leah Pearlman, Accepting for Stephen R. Pearlman, Former Director of Environmental Services, Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, CO
Pictured from left to right: Nancy Pearlman; Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Leah Pearlman

Nancy and Leah Pearlman

 

Dean Marriott, Director, City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, OR, Accepting for Peter Ruffier, Former Director of Regulatory Affairs, Clean Water Services, OR
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Dean Marriott

Dean Marriott, Director, City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, OR

 

James M. Tarpy, Former Assistant Director, Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County, TN
Pictured from left to right: James M. Tarpy; Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

James M. Tarpy, Former Assistant Director, Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County, TN

 

Jeff Theerman, Former Executive Director, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, MO
Pictured from left to right: Jeff Theerman; Philip Friess, Department Head, Technical Services, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Jeff Theerman, Former Executive Director, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, MO

 

President's Award

Thomas W. Sigmund, Executive Director, NEW Water, WI
Pictured from left to right: Suzanne Goss, Legislative Affairs Specialist, JEA (Electric, Water & Sewer), FL; Thomas W. Sigmund

Thomas W. Sigmund, Executive Director, NEW Water, WI

 

2013 NEAA Agency Awards Ceremony - February 4, 2013

 

Operations and Environmental Performance Honorees

East Bay Municipal Utility District, CA
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; David Williams, East Bay Municipal Utility District; Suzanne Goss, JEA (Electric, Water & Sewer); Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies

East Bay Municipal Utility District, CA
Pictured Accepting Award: Dave Williams, East Bay Municipal Utility District

Marion County Utilities, FL
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Flip Mellinger, Marion County Utilities; Suzanne Goss, JEA (Electric, Water & Sewer); Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies

Marion County Utilities, FL
Pictured Accepting Award: Flip Mellinger, Marion County Utilities

Pierce County Public Works & Utilities, WA
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Dan Wrye, Pierce County Public Works & Utilities; Suzanne Goss, JEA (Electric, Water & Sewer); Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies

Pierce County Public Works & Utilities, WA
Pictured Accepting Award: Dan Wrye, Pierce County Public Works & Utilities

 

Agency Public Service Honorees

Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, OH
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Tony Parrot, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati; MaryLynn Lodor, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati; Suzanne Goss, JEA (Electric, Water & Sewer); Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies

Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, OH
Pictured Accepting Award: MaryLynn Lodor, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati

 

Public Information & Education Honorees

Beaufort Jasper Water & Sewer Authority, SC
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Ed Saxon, Beaufort Jasper Water & Sewer Authority; Suzanne Goss, JEA (Electric, Water & Sewer); Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies

Beaufort Jasper Water & Sewer Authority, SC
Pictured Accepting Award: Ed Saxon, Beaufort Jasper Water & Sewer Authority

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, MO
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Rich Unverferth, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District; Suzanne Goss, JEA (Electric, Water & Sewer); Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, MO
Pictured Accepting Award: Rich Unverferth, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District

Narragansett Bay Commission, RI
Pictured from left to right: Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County; Ray Marshall, Narragansett Bay Commission; Suzanne Goss, JEA (Electric, Water & Sewer); Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies

Narragansett Bay Commission, RI
Pictured Accepting Award: Ray Marshall, Narragansett Bay Commission

 

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