George W. Fuller Award
Kenneth J. Miller Water For People Founder’s Award
Bonna Burns Awardee
Ericka Wallace, City of Fort Wayne Utilities
IRWA Gambold Education Fund Grant
Nick Herrenbrock from Evansville Water & Sewer
Dustin Johnson from Valparaiso
Jacob Chester from Valparaiso
Operator of the Year – Large Water System
Jeff Fager from Indiana American Water Kokomo Operations.
Operator of the Year – Small Water System
Gary Meyerholtz from the City of Huntingburg.
Operator of the Year – Large Wastewater System
Jim Kerezman from the City of Goshen.
Operator of the Year – Small Wastewater System
Bryan Will from the Town of Haubstadt.
Operator of the Year – Small Water & Wastewater System
Randy Cooper from the Town of Mulberry.
* We will present our 2022 Operator of the Year awards at our upcoming Water Institute in December. Please take the time to send in a nomination for your outstanding operators.
2022 Hoosier Water Award
The AWWA Hoosier Crew.
CREW is an acronym for Creative Resourceful Energetic Workers.
Cara Lance-Emerick, M.E. Simpson Co.
Erich Nugent, Membership
John Crist, EJ USA
Troy Elless, Utility Management & Construction Co.
Water Wheel Awards
Heidi Ham – Silver Creek Water Corp.
Scot Osborne – Indiana University
Terry Flickinger – Town of Wakarusa
Chris Johnsen – City of Michigan City
Josh Castor – City of Anderson
2020 Membership Awards
2020 Silver Water Drop Awards
Eligibility: 25 Cumulative years of membership.
Dennis Z. Zebell, Lawson-Fisher Associates
Joseph Paszek, Bastin Logan Water Services
Steven Lampert, City of Greendale
Ray Hopkins, East Fork Water Inc.
Daniel Allen, Indiana American Water
2020 Life Awards
Eligibility: 30 Cumulative years of membership and at least 65 years of age.
Todd Taylor, LaPorte City Water
Henry Snyder, LaPorte City Water
Gregory Pardieck, Natural Public Supply
Stan Diamond, Diamond Civil & Environmental Engrs.
- Michael Farmer
Randolph Turner, Aurora Utilities
Gary Ladd, Ladd Engineering, Inc.
Michael Cline, Beam Longest & Neff
Judith Cleland, Cleland Environmental
2020 Gold Water Drop Award
Eligibility: 50 Cumulative years of membership.
Jerry Hill, Hill Water Consultants
2021 AWWA ASSOCIATION AWARDS – The Indiana Section received these national awards from AWWA:
Nicholas S. Hill, Jr. Award – This award recognizes the AWWA Section that achieve the greatest net percentage membership growth each year. It is given to only one Section annually.
Club VII Award for Division II — This award also recognizes membership achievement; but more specifically, it is presented to the Section with the highest percentage of new members within a defined set of similarly sized Sections.