During the 2016 WAHMR Conference, WAHMR President Greg Temp announced that more information on the Coordinator's Award would be coming out soon. The WAHMR Board of Directors is pleased to announce the rollout of the Coordinator's Award Nomination process:
Purpose: To acknowledge a person’s service and/or dedication to the improvement of the hazardous materials response community.
Eligibility: A person who has shown dedication and involvement in the HazMat Response community.
Criteria for submitting nominations:
-Nominations may be submitted by members of WAHMR, hazmat team members, federal, state and private partners, and other interested individuals. If a WAHMR Board member submits a nomination, that member shall abstain from voting.
-Nominations should be submitted to the WAHMR Board no later than 60 days before the annual conference.
How to submit a nomination: Complete the on-line nomination form (fillable fields), found at WAHMR.com
-Information that shall be included in the nomination submittal;
1) Name and affiliation of the nominee
2) Role the nominee has, as it relates to the HazMat response community
3) A narrative that describes the actions and/or involvement of the nominee, explaining why the nominator feels the nominee is deserving of the recognition.
4) Contact information for the person submitting the nomination. This is for the ability to contact the submitter should they have follow-up questions.
-The awardee is determined based upon criteria in the nomination as well as in-sight from the WAHMR Board. The winner is determined by a majority vote of the WAHMR Board, no later than 30 days prior to the annual conference. In the event of a tie vote, the decision will be made by the WAHMR President.
To access the Coordinator's Award website, visit , log in with your user name and password (Member Login tab) and look for the tab entitled WAHMR's Coordinator's Award. If you forgot your password there is a Forgot Login link on the Login page.
WAHMR Board of Directors
2017 marked the 25th anniversary of the WAHMR organization, formed in 1992.
Here is the original WAHMR Board members:
WAHMR Board Original members (1992-1997)
WAHMR Board (1998-2000)
WAHMR Board (2016-2017)
Other past WAHMR Board members (not a complete list)