2016 Officer Installation & Awards Dinner

Azalea Hall McKinleyville---November 4, 2016

     The 2016 version of the Annual Awards and Officer installation dinner was hosted at McKinleyville's Azalea Hall on November 4th.  Debi Lewis, the President-Elect for the State CWEA, was on hand to swear in the new board for 2017 and pass out awards.

     Dinner for the evening was provided by Uniquely Yours Catering and was excellent!  Great guitar music was performed by Michael Dayvid and enjoyed throughout the evening.

     Following dinner, Ms. Lewis gave a short presentation regarding her role with the State CWEA.  Awards for the year were passed out in all the categories below and the new incoming board was sworn in.

     All in all a great, fun-filled evening.  Fantastic food and good company.  We hope everyone had a great time and look forward to seeing you at next year's dinner.

 

The following awards were given by Kendra Miers, Awards Chair: 

Award Winner
Collection Systems: Person of the Year Mike Freeman
Collection Systems: System of the Year Humboldt Community Services District
Electrical/Instrumentation: Person of the Year Bill McBroome
Mechanical Technician of the Year Chris Jones
Operations: Operator of the Year Hal Burris
Supervisor of the Year Darren Toland
Overall: Plant of the Year City of Blue Lake WWTP
Laboratory Person of the Year Jeremy Dempsey

Here is your full incoming board for 2017:

Board Position Board Member
Chairperson James Henry
Vice-Chairperson Hal Burris
Secretary Will Paddock
Treasurer Mickey Hulstrom
Northern Regional Committee Delegate Vacant
Awards Chairperson Kendra Miers
Membership Chairperson Vacant
Past Chair and Nominating Chairperson Kendra Miers
Safety Chairperson James Henry
Technical Certification Program Chair Vacant
Program Chairperson Mike Freeman
Newsletter Editor/Webmaster Mike Freeman
 
 
 
Entertainment by Michael Dayvid
CWEA President-Elect Debi Lewis
 
Chris Jones - McKinleyville Community Services District

Mechanical Technician Person of the Year

Bill McBroome - McKinleyville Community Services District

Electrical/Instrumentation Person of the Year

Jeremy Dempsey - City of Eureka

Laboratory Person of the Year

Mike Freeman - McKinleyville Community Services District

Collection System Person of the Year

Humboldt Community Services District

Collection System of the Year

Hal Burris - City of Blue Lake

Operator of the Year

Darren Toland - Humboldt Community Services District

Supervisor of the Year

City of Blue Lake

Treatment Plant of the Year

Kendra Miers - Mother Earth Engineering

Outgoing President Award of Appreciation

Swearing in of the incoming board
Will Paddock can't contain his excitement after being sworn in as Secretary