Awards Criteria and Forms

To view details about an award, click the "Criteria" button. Use the "Nomination Form" button to get to the form you will need to complete and submit (in digital format  using the online submittal process). The final step of the nomination process is to submit online using the "Submit Online" button below, unless otherwise noted. Click here for complete directions for submitting an award nomination.

Lists of past winners are available here.

It is also possible to print all the awards' criteria.

Awards

Top 10 Public Works Leaders of the Year

Public Works Project of the Year


Public Works Project of the Year for Small Cities/Rural Communities


Presidential Award for Chapter Excellence (PACE)
NOTE: Include the Chapter Best Practices Form with your submittal.




Professional Awards

Commendation for Exemplary Service to Public Works



Excellence in Snow and Ice Control



Exceptional Performance Awards (6 categories)



Management Innovation Award



Technical Innovation Award




Members Awards

Chapter Membership Achievement Award

     No nomination or submittal needed.

Charles Walter Nichols Award for Environmental Excellence



Community Involvement Award



Distinguished Service to Public Works Award



Donald C. Stone Award for Excellence in Education




Harry S. Swearingen Award for Outstanding Chapter Achievement and Excellence in Chapter Service





International Service Award



Professional Manager of the Year Award (9 categories)
(all categories use same Nomination Form and same Submit Online site)
 

          Administrative Management
          Engineering and Technology
          Facilities and Grounds
          Public Fleet
          Public Right-of-Way
          Public Works Emergency Management
          Solid Waste
          Transportation
          Water Resources

Myron Calkins Young Leader of the Year Award