Volume 36, No. 10 -- October 2020
2020 AAEES Virtual Conference and Awards Ceremony
Thank you to everyone who attended! Thank you to our keynote Speaker Dr. Rita Rossi Colwell and Master of Ceremonies David L. Gaddis.
Congratulations to all of the 2020 award winners. For the full list and additional information, go to https://www.aaees.org/news/.
If you would like to view the recording of the event, please go to: https://www.anymeeting.com/593-579-224/EA52D689874E31.
2021 Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Competition and Awards
Give your best projects the broad exposure and global recognition they deserve. Begin planning your entry now. Deadline for submitting entries is February 1, 2021. Participants in the 2021 AAEES E3S will be able to submit completed entries online. Look for details at https://www.aaees.org/e3scompetition/.
2021 Environmental Communications (EComm) Awards
Communicating with a diverse set of stakeholders, as well as the public at large, can be a complex and challenging task. Communication and marketing plans must be designed to address the objectives and strategies of a campaign's need to reach a target audience. With this in mind, AAEES is proud to offer this area of competition and invites consulting firms and municipal agencies alike to enter.
Completed entries for the EComm Awards Competition must be uploaded by March 1, 2021. You may submit the reservation form at any time, but it is advised that you do so early to ensure that you have sufficient time to review the instructions and test your secured drop box before the March 1st deadline.
For entry forms and guidelines, go to https://www.aaees.org/ecommcompetition/.
2021 Committee Appointments
Reminder to Committee Chairs - President-Elect Lilia Abron is anxious to receive your recommendations for new committee members and/or chairs to replace those whose terms expire in December 2020. The Academy is seeking volunteers who are interested in helping the Academy through its network of committees. Committee appointments are for three-year terms. Please email your recommendations and letters of interest to "the attention of President-Elect Lilia Abron" either via email at JSOlmo@aaees.org or via postal mail to Academy Headquarters * 147 Old Solomons Island Road * Suite 303 * Annapolis, MD 21401, at your earliest convenience. For a list of committees and committee members, click here.
Chairs are needed for the following committees:
- Audit Committee
Please contact Sammi Olmo via email at JSOlmo@aaees.org if you are interested in any of these positions.
The Environmental Engineering and Science Foundation Scholarship Fund
EESF is seeking your support for the 2021 EESF Scholarship Fund Campaign. Your donation will be vital to achieving our goal of funding four scholarships at a level of $2,500 per student per year. Donations in excess of this are sought to provide future funding.
Please take a moment to click on the link below to read about our 2020 EESF Scholarship recipients. They are superbly qualified and sincerely appreciated the financial assistance given to help them finish their education. Your donation really does matter and touches many lives. Please give whatever you can. All amounts help, and thank you in advance for your consideration of this important cause.
Go to https://www.eesfoundation.org/donate/ScholarshipCampaign.php to contribute today!
There is still time to submit your audit certification paperwork. If you are having trouble retrieving your audit backup information, please contact Susannah at SWalz@aaees.org to arrange for an extension. Dont let your well-earned certification lapse.
Annual Certification Renewal
Your 2021 certification renewal is available now. The easiest and quickest way to renew is to go to aaees.org and log into your account. A printable invoice is available, contact Susannah at SWalz@aaees.org to receive a PDF version of your invoice.
It's Simple - Refer a Colleague to Apply for Board Certification
- Click here for the simple one-page nomination form for Board Certification OR
Click here for the simple one-page nomination form for Board Certification through Eminence
- Complete the form
- Click on the Submit This Nomination button on the form
- Your default email application will open
- Click on the Continue button
- Click Send
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 Sharon Yin, SYin@ocsd.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.