Operator Award

Type: Individual

Description: The NEWEA Operator Award is given annually to an individual who has shown a high interest and performance in wastewater operations and has made a significant contribution to the wastewater field.

Criteria: One or more of the following areas should be discussed in the nomination form to serve as a basis for selection of the award recipient:

  • Improvement to the environment
  • Cost effective operations
  • Cost effective maintenance procedures
  • Public relations
  • Safety
  • Innovative process controls
  • Solids handling and disposal
  • Industrial Pretreatment
  • Collection systems/pumping stations
  • Training
  • Odor control
  • Association contributions

Nominations can be made by supervisors, co-workers, state officials or members of the local Associations. Self-nominations are acceptable. The award recipients will be chosen from each of the six New England states by the local State Association. Nomination forms should be sent to the Awards Selection Committee for each member association.

Awarding Organization: New England Water Environment Association

Deadline: June 19, 2020

Submit Nomination

Previous Awardees: 

Connecticut

2019    Todd Wolowicz

2018    John Bodie

2017    David Geng

2016    Rian Savage

2015    Shane McCannon

2014    Daniel Sullivan, Jr.

2013    Michael Dudek

2012    Francis Russo

2011    Tracy Hardy

2010    Edward Alibozek

2009    Hector Ruiz

2008    Dennis Dievert

2007    John  Sikorski

2006    Todd Mathewson

2005    Scott Clayton

2004    John DeGioia

2003    Julio Segarra

2002    Kevin Cini

2001    Roger Ignazio, Jr.

2000    Christian Hofmann

1999    David Rood

1998    Richard Herring

1997    Arthur Enderle III

1996    Len Schlude

1995    John DeGioia

1994    James Kirkland

1993    Whitman Bowen

1992    Charles Ekstrom III

1991    Arnold Bevins

1990    Phillip Cole

1989    Robert Hull

1988    Jeanette Brown (Semon)

1987    George Ravenscroft

1986    Paul Gilbert

1986    Michael Reardon

1985    Michael Bisi

1984    James Theriault

1983    Gustavo Schlessinger

 

Maine

2019    Alex Buechner

2018    Stacy Thompson

2017    Annaleis Hafford

2016    Mark Holt

2015    Nicholas Konstantoulakis

2014    Michael Tibbetts

2013    Gregory Thulen

2012    Travis Peaslee

2011    Michael Harris, Jr.

2010    Dale Clark

2009    Mary Anne Peck

2008    Mark Soucy

2007    George  Motycka

2006    Al Jellison

2005    Steven Lane

2004    Gary Stetson

2003    Steve Butler

2002    André Brousseau

2001    Dwayne Brown

2000    Ronald White

1999    John Hart

1998    Howard Carter

1997    Gene Wayne Francis

1996    Larry Thomas

1995    Clayton Richardson

1994    Thomas Connolly

1993    Robert Waterman

1992    Steven Flynn

1991    Steven Tapley

1990    Giles St. Pierre

1989    Patrick Cloutier

1988    Darold Wooley

1987    Charles Perry

1986    Douglas Walsh

1985    Raymond Field

1984    Ralph Mishou

1983    Jerome Guevremont

 

Massachusetts

2019    Michael Delaney

2018    Robert Delgado

2017    Scott Skelley

2016    Michael Hughes

2015    Jeffrey Kalmes

2014    Linda Schick

2013    Joseph Fijal

2012    Joseph Dugan

2011    Jeremiah Murphy

2010    John Riccio

2009    Pete Bernard

2008    Anthony Olivadesa

2007    Darlene Domingos

2006    Peter Nyberg

2005    Jim LaFord

2004    Frank Arnold

2003    William Waitt

2002    Peter Doyle

2001    Richard Persson

2000    David Andrade

1999    Harold Gracia

1998    Carmen DiFillippo

1997    Aram Varjabedian

1996    Thomas Landry

1995    Leo Dubois

1994    Paul Caron

1993    George Brehm

1992    Fred Haffty

1991    Lawrence Rintoul

1990    Robert Pariseau

1989    Bradford Lange

1988    Thomas Landry

1987    Dennis Dunn

1987    Arthur Levesque

1986    John Hartley

1985    Alan Pierce

1984    Harold Strassell

1983    Sandra Shields

 

New Hampshire

2019    Noelle Osborne

2018    Leo Gaudette

2017    Michael Carle

2016    Jason Randall

2015    Rob Lauricella

2014    Kenneth Noyes

2013    Thomas Moran

2012    Jason Beckwith

2011    Raymond Vermette

2010    Todd Gianotti

2009    Kevin MacLean

2008    David Green

2007    Timothy Kingston

2006    David Lovely

2005    Paula Anania

2004    Mary Dowse

2003    John Hladick

2002    Chuck Buzzell

2001    Donald Schagen

2000    Kathleen Ann Welch

1999    Sean Greig

1998    James Cruthers

1997    Timothy Mulder

1996    Arnold Greenleaf

1995    Arthur Boudreau

1994    Thomas Corey

1993    Terence Welch

1992    Peter Hellfach

1991    Sharon Ostrander

1990    Charles Richard

1989    George Laney

1988    Thomas A. White

1987    Richard Seymour, Jr.

1986    Phillippe Maltais

1985    Mark Gauthier

1984    Walter Morris

1983    Robert Livingston

 

Rhode Island

2019    Craig Danella

2018    Charles Labbe

2017    Christopher Petrone

2016    John Mackenzie

2015    Patrick Doyle

2014    Shawn Murphy

2013    Barry O’Brien

2011    James DiCaprio

2010    Earl Salisbury

2009    Michael Hodde

2008    Gwinlin Cox, Jr.

2007    Daniel Gorka

2006    Daniel Lima

2005    David Perrotta

2004    Erle Gardner

2003    Karen Goffe

2002    John Tatro

2001    Joel Burke

2000    Robert Rochefort, Jr.

1999    Peter Eldridge

1998    Scott Duerr

1997    Martin Linstrom

1996    James Conway, Jr.

1995    Thomas Azevedo

1994    Edward Robbins

1993    Walter Timpson

1992    Robert Bouvier

1991    Arthur Lebrecque

1990    Martha Drolet Ingram

1989    Alfred Angiolilli

1988    Bernard Bishop

1987    Frederick Webb

1986    Carmine Goneconte

1985    Michael Roberts

1984    Adel Banoub

1983    Thomas White

 

Vermont 

2019    Robert Fischer

2018    Wayne Graham

2017    John Alexander

2016    Robert Baillargeon

2015    Christopher Cox

2014    Kevin McLaughlin

2013    Erik Bailey

2012    Thomas Ciolfi

2012    Steven Perron

2011    Christopher Hayes

2010    David Upson, Jr.

2009    Harry Benner

2008    James Brimblecombe

2007    Edward Tracey

2006    Leroy Houghton

2005    Timothy Grover

2004    Michael Fortin

2003    John West

2002    Steven Foster

2001    Robert Wells

2000    Donald Whitten

1999    Donald Garrett

1998    Robert Wood

1997    Donald Ward

1996    Lawrence Rogacki

1995    George Dow

1994    Kendall Chamberlin

1993    Elizabeth Walker

1992    Leroy Houghton

1991    Rodney Allen

1990    Jon Jewett

1989    William Finger

1988    Larry Austin

1987    Steven Micheli

1986    Jeffrey Strong

1985    Samuel Gates

1984    Robert Searles

1983    Brent Herring