Awards Committee

Committee Chair:

Amanda Withers
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
2750 W. Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62702-3465
(217) 572-1114
(217) 787-4183 Fax

Acting Committee Vice Chair:

Pat Schatz

President Kendra Sveum with 2015 Public Official Award Winner, Laurel Prussing, Mayor of the City of Urbana, IL.


Awards Committee Members

Committee Description

The Awards Committee has been established to solicit and to evaluate nominations for the annual WEF and IWEA awards and present our selection to the IWEA Board. It is also our responsibility to prepare the awards presentations for the Annual Banquet, which includes: notifying the award winners, ordering the awards and preparing a brief presentation for each award. In addition, the committee is to prepare any necessary documents for submittal for any national WEF award. We are to provide pertinent information for the Clarifier newsletter regarding the awards (i.e. announcing the award winners and soliciting award nominations). It is also the Awards Committee’s responsibility to develop the criteria for any new proposed IWEA award as recommended by the IWEA Board. The Awards Committee works closely with the Newsletter, Marketing, Website, Local Arrangements and Annual Conference Committees to accomplish our objectives.

The Awards Committee yearly objectives are: