2015 State Engagement Awards

Each year the ITRC Board of Advisors honors several individuals and an ITRC Team who they believe have contributed over and beyond to ITRC and who have demonstrated leadership and innovation.

State Engagement Awards:

Outstanding Performance Award:
2015 Nominee - James Brown, North Carolina POC
The Outstanding Performance Award is given to a state POC who has made substantial contributions to ITRC and has fostered strong benefits for their state through their participation in ITRC. Substantial contributions to ITRC include facilitating state use of guidance documents; providing review of documents and training; recruiting members of technical teams; hosting and facilitating Internet or classroom training; tracking and providing success stories; outreach to the local environmental community; and bringing innovation to accomplishing the ITRC mission.

Great Beginning Award:
2015 Nominee - Kelly Kaletsky , Ohio POC
The Great Beginning Award is given to a new POC, who has moved forward to carry out their roles and responsibilities with energy and enthusiasm, bringing ITRC’s products and tools to their state and increasing awareness of ITRC’s benefits to state environmental programs.

Outstanding Service Award:
2015 Nominee - Doug Bacon, Utah POC
Outstanding Service Award: The Outstanding Service Award is given to a POC who provided a high level of support to the ITRC State Engagement Team through participation in Team activities. The Award recipient is characterized by a willingness to contribute to the success of the Team through leading sessions; coordinating team meetings or outreach; providing mentoring to newer Points of Contact; carrying the message of ITRC to their states and assisting other ITRC members in this mission; and an overall support of ITRC and its goals.