New England Water Environment Association Awards
Each year, GMWEA honors operators, facilities, organizations, and companies that have demonstrated exceptional service to Vermont's water quality industry. The 2016 awards were presented at our Spring Meeting & Conference, May 25, 2017, at the Killington Grand Hotel.
We encourage all GMWEA members to make nominations! In January, 2018, please return to this page to nominate your deserving colleagues for one of the following award categories:
AWARDS FOR SERVICE EXCELLENCE
GMWEA is pleased to honor the following individuals and organizations for their outstanding service to their communities in 2016! Congratulations -- and thank you!
Michael Garofono Water Operator Excellence:Jeff Stone, Water Operator, Vergennes-Panton Water District
Operator Excellence, Wastewater: Randy Devine, Chief Operator, Town of Fairfax
Facility Excellence Award, Water: Swanton Village Water
Facility Excellence Award, Wastewater:
Montpelier Water Resource Recovery Facility
Andrew D. Fish Laboratory Excellence Award: Matt Lamson, Assistant Chief Operator, Montpelier WRRF
Outstanding Industrial Operator Award: Hasper Kuno, Chief Operator, Purpose Energy
Outstanding Industrial Facility Award: Alchemy Holding, LLC, Stowe Brewery
Bob Wood Young Professional Award: Chris Chambers, Randolph Water/Wasterwater Dept.
Stormwater Award (Individual): Everett Hammond, Town of Hartford
Efficiency Vermont Energy Award: Daryl Bartlett, Public Works Director, Town of Brandon\
NEWEA Alfred E. Peloquin Award: Ernie Kelley, Vermont Dept. of Environmental Conservation
NEWEA Operator of the Year Award: Robert Baillargeon