Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award Nomination

The WEF Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award was established by the WEF Board of Directors in 1993 to recognize individuals for outstanding performance, professionalism and contributions to the water quality analysis profession.

Each Member Association (i.e., WEAT) may determine the recipient of the award for that Association.

Award Criteria:
  1. The nominee must be a member of WEF. The WEF Membership Number must be provided.
  2. The candidate must be employed at an educational facility laboratory, industrial, commercial, or municipal laboratory which performs wastewater-related analysis, and must have direct analytical responsibilities.
  3. Candidates may receive the award only once.
  4. Qualifying criteria may include:
      • Membership and involvement in professional associations such as WEF Committees, Standard Methods Joint Task Groups, MA committees, MA conferences and conference activities.
      • Outstanding efforts in the area of wastewater and environmental aquatic analyses, including such items as innovative sampling techniques or solutions to a treatment, analytical or environmental problem.
      • Involvement in community activities or public relations.
      • Presentations at professional conferences, meetings, etc. relevant to water quality analysis.
      • Professional certifications.
      • Contributions that have been beneficial to the nominee's facility.
      • Unusual initiative or performance "beyond the call of duty".
      • Letter(s) of recommendation from utility management, plant personnel, and/or other WEAT members.
      • A one-page summary of how the nominee meets the criteria and why the nominee should receive the award is required.
2 delivery options: Provide in paragraph form above or attach file below.

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