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National Environmental Achievement Awards

 

Honoree Photos

2014 NEAA Individual Award photos

2014 NEAA Agency Award photos

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2014 NEAA Individual Awards

 

President's Award

Hilary Meltzer, Deputy Chief of Environmental Law Division, NYC Department of Law, NY
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Hilary Meltzer, NYC Department of Law; Karen L. Pallansch, Alexandria Renew Enterprises; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

 

 

State Public Service Award

Walter L. Baker, Director - Division of Water Quality, Utah Department of Environmental Quality, UT
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Walter L. Baker, Utah Department of Environmental Quality; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Michael Luers, Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District; Walter L. Baker, Utah Department of Environmental Quality; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

 

 

Local Public Service Award

Bevin Beaudet, Director, Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department, FL
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Bevin Beaudet, Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

 

Brian Carlson, Public Works Director, City of Vancouver, WA
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Brian Carlson, City of Vancouver; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

 

Dick Champion, Director, Independence Water Pollution Control Department, MO
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Dick Champion, Independence Water Pollution Control Department; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

 

Daniel M. Pierce, Vice President of the Board of Trustees, North Shore Sanitary District, IL
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Daniel M. Pierce, North Shore Sanitary District; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Brian Dorn, North Shore Sanitary District; Daniel M. Pierce, North Shore Sanitary District

Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Brian Dorn, North Shore Sanitary District; Daniel M. Pierce, North Shore Sanitary District; Rhoda Pierce; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

 

Michael Luers, General Manager, Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District, UT Accepting for Jan Vanthen Wilking, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District, UT
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Michael Luers, Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Michael Luers, Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District; Walter L. Baker, Utah Department of Environmental Quality; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

 

Environment Award

Erica Spitzig, Associate, McMahon DeGulis LLP Accepting for Tony Parrott, Executive Director, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, OH
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Erica Spitzig, McMahon DeGulis LLP; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

 

Jeff Eger, Former Utility Leader & Former Executive Director, Water Environment Federation
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Jeff Eger; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

 

2014 NEAA Agency Awards Ceremony

 

Operations and Environmental Performance Honorees

City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation, CA
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Enrique Zaldivar, City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation; Adel Hagekhalil, City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

City of Springfield, MO
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Kelly Green, City of Springfield; Scott Foley, City of Springfield; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Shelia Shockey, Shockey Consulting Services; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Stephen Meyer, City of Springfield; Kelly Green, City of Springfield; Scott Foley, City of Springfield; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Charleston Water System, SC
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Frank Crawford, Charleston Water System; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Frank Crawford, Charleston Water System; John Halbig, GenEarth

City of Houston Public Works & Engineering/Public Utilities Division, TX
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Jason Iken, City of Houston Public Works & Engineering/Public Utilities Division; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

 

Public Information & Education Honorees

Anchorage Water & Wastewater Utility, AK
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Chris Kosinski, Anchorage Water & Wastewater Utility; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Central Davis Sewer District, UT
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Susan Tanner Holmes, Central Davis Sewer District; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

City of Boise, ID
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Vince Trimboli, City of Boise; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

City of Springfield, MO
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Shelia Shockey, Shockey Consulting Services; Stephen Meyer, City of Springfield; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, OH
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Elizabeth Toot-Levy, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Renewable Water Resources, SC
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; J.D. Martin, Renewable Water Resources; Ray T. Orvin, Renewable Water Resources; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Willie J. Whittaker, Renewable Water Resources, Ray T. Orvin, Renewable Water Resources; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Upper Trinity Regional Water District, TX
Pictured from left to right: Ken Kirk, National Association of Clean Water Agencies; Julius Ciaccia, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District; Larry Patterson, Upper Trinity Regional Water District; Philip Friess, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

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