ABC Awards Nominations

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Nominate an Industry Leader by August 16th!

The water environment industry benefits from the tireless efforts, ingenuity, and dedication of many outstanding leaders. Take a moment to think of those who have made a positive impact on the industry this year and nominate them for one of the following ABC Awards!

  • Harris F. Seidel Lifetime Achievement Award – the premier award issued by the Association; presented to an individual in recognition of outstanding lifetime contribution toward advancing the cause of certifying environmental professionals.
  • Certification Program Award – presented to a member certifying authority in recognition of outstanding contribution toward establishing or advancing the certification of environmental professionals.
  • Robert C. McAnespie Outstanding Certification Officer Award – presented to a member certification officer in recognition of outstanding contribution toward establishing or advancing certification.
  • Jess Jones Excellence in Service Award – presented to a volunteer, or group of volunteers, in recognition of outstanding service to ABC.
  • Dr. Kenneth D. Kerri Excellence in Workforce Development Award – presented to an individual or group who has gone beyond the call of duty to advance the water/wastewater operating profession with the aim of educating, encouraging, and recruiting future generations to pursue the water environment profession.


Please submit completed Nomination Forms to by August 16, 2019. For complete descriptions and qualifications for each award, visit ABC Awards.

Selection and Award

All submissions will be reviewed by ABC’s Awards Committee and selected recipients will be honored at ABC’s Innovation and Certification Conference and Trainers Workshop in Mobile, Alabama in January.