2013 Award Winners

Winners of the WEF Hatfield (Outstanding Professionalism) Award: 
Lance McAvoy, City of Fort Smith

Winners of the WEF Burke (Safety) Award: 
Searcy Water Utilities

Winner of the WEF Bedell Award: 
Bob Williams, Jacksonville Wastewater Utility

Winner of the Mike Thomason Wastewater Manager Award: 
Larry Collins, Russellville City Corporation

Winner of the AWEA President's Award: 
Donna McChristian, CH2M Hill

Winner of the AWEA Young Professional of the Year Award: 
Blake Jackson, Little Rock Wastewater

Winner of the AWEA Collection System Award: 
David Dean, Pine Bluff Wastewater Utility

Winner of the AWEA Safety for Cities with Population >20,000 Award: 
CH2M Hill

Winner of the AWEA Safety Professional of the Year Award: 
Jimmy Smith, Searcy Water Utilities

Winner of the James Bailey Memorial Educator of the Year Award: 
William Winn, Fayetteville Water and Wastewater

Winner of the Wastewater Outstanding Achievement Serving >5,001: 
Eric Wassell, Little Maumelle Wastewater Treatment Plant

Winner of the Wastewater Oustanding Achievement for Cities with Population <5,001: 
Matt Rager, Jr., Winthrop Rockefeller Institute

Winner of the Special Systems Wastewater Serving <5,001: 
Timothy Harrington, Brookland Utilties

Winner of the Special Systems Wastewater Serving >5,001: 
City of Ashdown