Quarter Century Operator Award
The Quarter Century Operator Club is an informal group composed of active or corporate members of the federation who have been engaged in wastewater treatment plant operation for at least 25 years. The club was created under the sponsorship of Frank Woodbury Jones, who served as its registrar.
- Must be a member of WEF and one of its member associations or a recognized operator's association.
- Must be in operations at least 25 years before applying for membership and must have been an operator for at least 10 years during a total of at least 25 years of full-time, significant participation in some substantial aspect of water pollution control (military service excepted).
An operator is defined as a person actively involved in the hands-on, day-to-day operation, maintenance, or management in wastewater transportation or treatment works.
Nominations are accepted from KWEA members. The nomination is to be mailed or emailed to the secretary-treasurer of the Kansas Water Environment Association. The nominations will be reviewed and sent on to the Water Environment Federation.
Past Recipients of This Prestigious Award
|1998||Bert Dechand, Jr.
Herbert Shulz, Jr.
Mike Degand, Jr.
Newton Baker, Jr.
|1981||John Glidewell, Jr.
* Denotes those inducted into Kansas Quarter Century Operator Club only.