Arthur Sidney Bedell Award

The Arthur Sidney Bedell Award was established to acknowledge extraordinary personal service to a Member Association. The award is named for Arthur Sidney Bedell, the second president of the Federation who exemplified its purpose by his long devotion and service to the New York Sewage and Industrial Wastes Association, now the New York Water Environment Association. He was Chief of the Bureau of Sewage and Waste Disposal of the New York State Department of Health.

Criteria:

  1. Must be a member of the Water Environment Federation.
  2. Organizational leadership, administrative service, membership activity, stimulation of technical functions, or similar participation.
  3. The size of the membership dictates the frequency with which Member Associations are eligible to make nominations for the award.
Award Recipients: 
2017 | Matt Wildman

2015 | Larry Hare

2014 | Laurie Twitchell

2013 | Greg Sindt

2012 | Jim Utter

2011 | Jim Rasmussen

2010 | Paul Druivenga

2009 | Mark McGuire

2007 | Jay Brady

2006 | Edward Askew

2005 | Charlie Stevens

2004 | Gary Schellhorn

2003 | Robert Main

2002 | R. Ted Payseur

2001 | Jan Anderson

1999 | Michael L. Fields

1998 | Scott Wienands

1997 | John W. Ringelestein

1996 | Steve Gearhart

1995 | Tom Neumann

1994 | Jim Stricker

1993 | Frederick D. Ashling

1992 | David M. Fox

1991 | Sabry Kamhawy

1990 | Harry Boren

1989 | James D. Resnick

1988 | Richard R. Dague

1987 | Jerry L. Rattenborg

1986 | Herbert R. Ohrt

1985 | Wayne L. Paulson

1984 | Stephen E. Modrick

1982 | Kenneth M. Bright

1981 | Robert W. Tonn

1979 | Domenic P. Morrow

1978 | Robert L. Morris

1976 | E. Robert Baumann

1975 | Amil Herker, Jr.

1973 | M.V. Stephenson

1972 | Harris F. Seidel

1970 | X.P. Boyles

1967 | R.J. Schliekelman

1964 | Marcus P. Powell

1961 | Philip F. Morgan

1958 | H.S. Smith

1955 | Leo Holtkamp

1952 | Paul Bolton

1949 | John L. Strelow