William D. Hatfield Award

Type: Individual

Description: The William D. Hatfield Award is given to operators of wastewater treatment plants who through their outstanding performance and professionalism deserve commendation. The Member Associations control the process of selection but the Federation has set up a general system of criteria. These include a successful system of reports from the operator to his superiors that fulfill the informational requirements of his supervisors and provide the operator with a forum for suggestions for improvements. Consideration is also given to the financial acumen of the candidate and use of a good public relations program. Finally the nominee should have contributed to the dissemination of information concerning advancements in the field. The award was established in honor of Dr. William D. Hatfield’s years of service as a treatment plant operator.

Criteria: 

  • Member of the Water Environment Federation
  • Documentation of a successful system of reports from the operator to his or her superiors that fulfill the information requirements and provide the operator with a forum for suggestions for improvements.
  • Use of a good public relations program.
  • The nominee should have contributed to the dissemination of information concerning advancements in the field

Awarding Organization: Water Environment Federation

Deadline: June 19, 2020

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Previous Awardees: 

2019    Jeffrey Kalmes

2018    Francis Russo

2017    Raymond Vermette

2016    Roger Ignazio, Jr.

2015    John Adie

2014    Stephen Sloan

2013    Arthur Enderle

2012    James Clifton

2011    Howard Carter

2010    Dana Clement

2009    Richard Persson

2008    David Billips

2007    Ronald Mercier

2006    Gary Kuczarski

2005    Daniel Drezek

2004    Mickey Nowak

2003    Richard Seymour, Jr.

2002    Arnold Bevins

2001    Carl Almquist

2000    Mark Bernier

1999    John Hart

1998    Charles Tyler

1997    Matthew Isles

1996    Thomas Azevedo

1995    Thomas A. White

1994    George Laney

1993    Michael Bisi

1992    Michael Pacillo

1991    Carmine Goneconte

1990    Thomas Todd

1989    Lorraine Sander

1988    Robert Gaipo

1987    George Ravenscroft

1986    Jeanette Brown (Semon)

1985    Eric Teittinen

1984    Raymond Lynch

1983    Harry Jackson

1982    Emil Holland

1981    Thomas Newton

1980    Charles Pitkat

1979    William Finenco

1978    Thomas Thompson

1977    James Dostal

1976    Raymond Field

1975    Anthony Ventetuolo

1974    Martin Weiss

1973    Gordon Lambert

1972    James Connell

1971    John Hartley

1970    John Roberts

1969    Anthony Ventetuolo

1968    J. Gilmore Shea

1967    Timothy Murphy

1966    Alvin Bean

1965    Paul Kelley

1964    Paul Manter

1963    Ernest Munroe

1962    Walter Thompson

1960    Steven Stankey

1959    Clarence Hickey

1957    Walter Anderson

1956    George Craemer

1951    George Craemer

1951    John Szymanski

1950    John Szymanski

1947    John Szymanski

1946    Walter Kunsch