Oct. 31 deadline; winners recognized at EC’15
The Denver-based International Erosion Control Association (IECA) announced in an Oct. 16 press release that nominations for its 24th annual Awards of Environmental Excellence have been extended to Oct. 31. The awards program recognizes industry professionals and organizations for their contributions to the erosion and sediment control community.
The release noted that IECA will honor all award winners during a session program at Environmental Connection 2015, Feb. 15-18 in Portland, Ore. Nominations can only be submitted by IECA members. Winners are selected by the IECA Awards Committee and Professional Development Committee.
The nomination deadline has been extended until 5 p.m. MT Friday, Oct. 31.
2014 awards categories
Environmental Technological Achievement Award
The Environmental & Technological Achievement Award is the IECA’s premier award. It recognizes an outstanding erosion or sediment control project, program, or system that demonstrates excellence in natural resource conservation and environmental protection. The recipient does not need to be a member of the IECA.
Sustained Contributor Award
The Sustained Contributor Award recognizes an IECA member who has provided distinguished service to the IECA and has made outstanding contributions to improve the erosion and sediment control industry for a sustained period of time. The recipient must be an active member of the IECA and have held membership for at least 10 years.
Young Professional Award
The Young Professional Award recognizes IECA members 35 years old or younger who demonstrate excellence in their work in the industry and is viewed by IECA peers as an emerging industry leader through significant engagement with the IECA. The recipient must be an active member of the IECA.
Contractor of the Year Award
The Contractor of the Year Award recognizes those contractors who have demonstrated excellence in the field execution and application of effective erosion and sediment control practices. The recipient must be an active member of the IECA and have held membership for at least three years.
Organization of the Year Award
The Organization of the Year Award recognizes an organization that supports the erosion and sediment control industry. The recipient can be any organization that has membership representation within the IECA. This award not intended for IECA Chapters.
The annual Environmental Connection show (EC15) will be held at the Oregon Convention Center, Feb. 15-18, in Portland, Ore., and for the first time will be co-located with the Industrial Fabrics Association International’s (IFAI) biennial Geosynthetics conference (Geo15).
For more information:
www.ieca.org, +1 303 640 7554