Save The Date: Annual Meeting, Awards Luncheon Assn. Of Water Companies May 7

The National Association of Water Companies-PA Chapter will hold its annual meeting and awards luncheon on May 7 in Hearing Room 1, Keystone Building in Harrisburg starting at 8:30. 

Each year the Chapter recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the drinking water industry in the state with the James McGirr Kelly Award at its award luncheon.

The Annual Award for Excellence was named for the late James McGirr Kelly, Senior United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  Judge Kelly was a former member of the Public Utility Commission and former vice president of American Water Works Service Company, Inc.  He was the first recipient of the award in 1983.

Past award winners include: 2012 John Hines, DEP Executive Deputy Secretary, 2011 John Hanger, DEP Secretary, 2010 former PUC Commissioner Kim Pizzingrilli, 2009 Rep. Bud George, 2008 Rick Rogers, U.S. EPA Region 3, 2007 Paul K. Marchetti, 2005 Rep. Carole Rubley, 2004 Terrance J. Fitzpatrick, former Chair PUC, 2003 Fredrick A. Marrocco, DEP, 2002 David E. Hess, DEP Secretary, 2001 John M. Quain, former Chair PUC, 2000 Sen. Raphael J. Musto, 1999 Walter A. Lyon, 1998 Michael D. Klein, 1997 David A. Long, PhD, 1996 Gov. Tom Ridge, 1995 Sen. David J. Brightbill, 1994 Wendell F. Holland, 1993 William R. Shane, 1992 William R. Lloyd, 1991 Edith D. Stevens, 1990 Dr. Ruth Patrick, 1989 Gov. Robert P. Casey, 1988 Sen. D. Michael Fisher, 1987 George I. Bloom, 1986 Clifford L. Jones, DER Secretary, 1985 Dr. Maurice K. Goddard, DER Secretary, and in 1984 Gov. Dick Thornburgh.

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