2014 Award Winners

Water Environment Federation Awards

Winner of the WEF Hatfield (Outstanding Professionalism) Award: 
Gerald Plank, City of Ft. Smith

Winner of the WEF Bedell Award: 
Aaron Benzing, Hawkins-Weir Engineers

Winner of the WEF Laboratory Analyst Award: 
Shannon Wayson, North Little Rock Wastewater

2014 WEF Quarter Century Operator's Club: 
David R. Dean, Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility
Ken Johnson, Pine Bluff
Vincent Miles, Pine Bluff
Harold Whistle, Springdale Water Utilities
Jennifer Enos, Springdale Water Utilities


Manager Awards

Winner of the Mike Thomason Wastewater Manager Award: 
Ken Johnson, Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility


Arkansas Water Environment Association Awards

Winner of the AWEA Young Professional of the Year Award: 
Tate House, Southwest White County Water

Winner of the AWEA Collection System Award: 
Robert Williams, Jacksonville Wastewater Utility

Winner of the AWEA Safety Professional of the Year Award: 
Robert Martin, Central Arkansas Water

Winner of the AWEA Pretreatment Professional of the Year Award: 
Vincent Miles, Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility

Winner of the AWEA Laboratory Analyst of the Year Award: 
Ashley Lyons, CH2M Hill, Fayetteville

Winner of the AWEA Safety for Cities < 20,000: 
Maumelle Water Management

Winner of the AWEA Safety for Cities > 20,000: 
Van Buren Water Utilities


Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association Awards

Winner of the James Bailey Memorial Educator of the Year Award: 
Jane Hurley, Central Arkansas Water