Highpoints

Volume 31, No. 4 -- April 2015


2015 Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Awards Luncheon and Conference

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The Academy's Awards Luncheon and Conference will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The winners of the Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science and the Environmental Communications Awards will be announced. Register now at: http://bit.ly/2015E3SLuncheon.

Distinguished Engineers to be Recognized

Register now at: http://bit.ly/2015E3SLuncheon.

AAEES is pleased and honored to announce the Keynote Speaker for the Awards Luncheon:

Dr. Roger S. Pulwarty is the Senior Advisor for Climate, and the Director of the U.S. National Integrated Drought Information System at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Boulder, Colorado and Washington DC. Roger is from Trinidad and Tobago.


Membership Corner

2015 Specialty Certification Renewals were due January 31, 2015. It is never too late to renew your certification.

You can renew online at: http://www.aaees.org/members-specialtycertificationrenewal.php
or call Joyce Dowen at 410-266-3311. When renewing your certification please be sure your name is on the renewal form, you answer the questions, and then sign and date the form. A check for the renewal needs to accompany the form that is mailed to Academy Headquarters.

I would like to remind all of our members when making job changes, retiring or moving, etc. please update the Academy with your new information by contacting JDowen@aaees.org.

Do you know if you are a Life member you still have to renew even though you do not pay a fee? We need the answers to the questions on the renewal form every year.

AAEES Partners with EESF

The Academy is excited to share the opportunity for AAEES members to contribute to activities related to education through the Environmental Engineering and Science Foundation (EESF). The EESF Board of Directors has been working with AAEES Committees to define activities that EESF can support such as development of AAEES student chapters, K-12 environmental education, and support of AAEES awards related to education. Donations can be made to the EESF or to specific funds that include:

  1. The Fred Pohland award
  2. The W. Brewster Snow award
  3. The W. Wesley Eckenfelder fund
  4. Students and Young Professionals fund (supports student chapters)
  5. K-12 Student Competition fund

To learn more about this initiative and to donate directly, please visit the EESF website: http://www.eesfoundation.org/Donate.php.

AAEES Activities

Elevate Your Visibility Today Through the Academy

It's easy and free to host an Academy Workshop or Seminar in your locale - If you would like to learn more, please email Workshops and Seminars Chair Sarah Cwikla at sarah.cwikla@ghd.com, and copy JSOlmo@aaees.org. Be sure to give an approximate date and suggested topic (if any), possible speakers, and possible location. For three easy steps to hosting an event, click here.

April 23, 2015, AAEES E3S Awards Luncheon and Conference, National Press Club, Washington, DC. Keynote speaker: Dr. Roger S. Pulwarty. Register now at: http://bit.ly/2015E3SLuncheon.

May 1, 2015, Engineering and Research Committee/American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (ERC/AAEES) Breakfast at the CWEA Annual Conference at the San Diego Town and Country Resort in San Diego, CA. The breakfast will be from 7 am to 8:30 am. Featured Speaker: James H. Clark, Black & Veatch. For registration and additional information, visit http://myac15.com.

May 11, 2015, AAEES's 7th Annual Workshop (with TCHs, PDHs and CEUs); includes breakfast and/or lunch at NJWEA's 100th Annual Conference, Atlantic City, NJ: For registration or exhibitor information, visit www.njwea.org.

May 12, 2015, AAEES's 7th Annual Breakfast at NJWEA's 100th Annual Conference. For registration or exhibitor information, visit www.njwea.org.

June 7-10, 2015, AWWA ACE15 Conference, Anaheim, CA. Additional details forthcoming.

June 22-25, 2015, AWMA conference in 2015: Raleigh, NC. Details to follow.

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