President’s Award

AMWA Presidents AwardThe AMWA President's Award is presented to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the improvement of water supply management. Eligibility for this award is limited to individuals currently or formerly representing AMWA member agencies and recognizes their efforts and dedication in the field of drinking water supply.

Individuals nominated for this award must hold, or have held, a major position with a water supply agency while actively participating as a member of AMWA.
 The recipient of the President's Award is determined by the Nominations Committee, and the award is presented at the fall Executive Management Conference. Nominations are solicited in the summer by a bulletin from AMWA’s national office.

Past AMWA President's Award Recipients:

  • 1986 Sam Dixon
  • 1988 Donald E. Jackson
  • 1989 Ed Tenny
  • 1990 C. J. Smith
  • 1991 Duane Georgeson
  • 1992 Rob Rivers
  • 1993 Roy Jackson
  • 1994 L. D. McMullen
  • 1995 Buddy Williams
  • 1996 John Wodraska
  • 1997 Ed Means
  • 1997 Brian L. Ramaley
  • 1998 John P. Sullivan
  • 1999 Julius Ciaccia
  • 2000 Brian L. Ramaley
  • 2001 Bernie Bullert
  • 2002 Adam Kramer
  • 2003 Ken Merry
  • 2004 Billy Turner
  • 2005 Frank Pogge
  • 2006 Edmund Archuleta
  • 2008 David Visintainer
  • 2009 Hamlet "Chips" Barry
  • 2011 David E. Rager
  • 2012 James McDaniel
  • 2014 Patricia Mulroy
  • 2015 Chuck Clarke
  • 2016 John P. Sullivan, Jr.