The National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) is seeking nominations for our annual National Environmental Excellence Awards.  We are requesting nominations from you, your company, or agency describing outstanding environmental contributions from applicable projects and programs.  It is not necessary for you or your organization to be a member of NAEP and nominations may include projects or programs recognized by others. The Environmental Excellence Award nomination(s) are to be submitted to the NAEP Awards Review Committee and must be received by September 30, 2018.  Each selected Award Winner will receive a beautiful award plaque and an invitation to briefly address participants at the Annual NAEP National Conference.  The conference will be held in Baltimore, Maryland, May 19-23, 2019.


Instructions: Simply tab through this form and fill-in each appropriate item electronically. Save the document to your hard drive then submit this form (by email) along with all other required information for your nomination package described below.

I. Nominee:

Person, Agency, Company or Work Group:

Address:                                                                                                          City:                     State:                         Zip:

II. Eligibility Criteria: (Also see Item V. Data Sheets, for required supporting documentation)

1.  Represents a national or major achievement involving national organizations, Federal, State, tribal or local agencies or companies.
2.  Achieves a national or international contribution to the environment with verifiable results and evidence.
3.  Achieves innovation in compliance methodology and/or integration of decision making with environmental regulatory processes.
4.  Nomination material should be submitted electronically in complete sets or packages; supporting materials may also be submitted in electronic/digital format.

III. Award Category (chose one or more from the following list)
President’s Award                                                          Best Available or Innovative Technology
Environmental Management, Stewardship,
Conservation and/or Protection                                         
Public Involvement and Education
NEPA and/or Planning Integration                           
IV. Name of Action/Program/Project Achievement Nominated:

V. Applications must include data sheets responding to the following questions and addressing the Criteria in Item II above:
1.  Describe how project emphasizes creative or novel approaches (200 words);
2.  Identify the environmental challenge or problem statement that your action, program, project, or achievement addresses (100 words);
3.  Cite the best verifiable evidence of significant results and achievement (100 words);
4.  Identify the action, program, project, achievement beneficiaries (100 words);
5.  Describe committed public/private implementation funding, monetary benefits, and cost savings from the action, program, project, achievement (100 words);
6.  Describe unique features or methodologies not presented elsewhere (100 words); and
7.  Please indicate if there are any pending legal actions concerning the action, program, project, achievement, or methodology. If the answer is "yes", please explain.
VI. Supporting Evidence Desired. (Award nominations should be accompanied by letters stating the following information):
1.  Abstract description of action, program, project, or achievement;
2.  Unique features and value added of process or methodology used;
3.  Relevance to one or more of the criteria from Item II above;
4.  Contact(s) in nominating agency/organization to verify merit of action, program, project, or achievement;
5.  Stakeholder contact(s) to support nomination;
6.  Report, agreement, publication, or other documentation to support nomination; and
7.  Other supportive letters from customers, stakeholders, agencies, or organizations.

Notes: (1) Nominations can include self-nominations. (2) Actions, programs, projects, or achievements nominated for this award may also be nominated for any other professional awards by other organizations. (3) Nominating agency/organization/stakeholder do not have to be an NAEP member. (4) This nomination form is from the NAEP web site. (5) For best success in receiving an award, please tailor supplementary materials to directly address the criteria and supporting data sheets listed above. Supplementary materials that do not directly address award criteria could hinder chances for success.

VII. Nomination Submitted By:

Name:                                                                                                                    Agency/Firm Name

Address:                                                      City:                                                 State:                                              Zip:

Phone:                                                          Fax:                                                 E-mail Address:

Signature:                                                                                                             Date:

VIII. Submit your complete application by email as an attachment to:

For questions or inquiries about the NAEP Environmental Excellence Awards contact:

Stacy Woodson -  
NAEP Awards Chair