APWA Nevada Chapter Annual Awards Program


The Nevada Chapter Awards Program offers individual awards of merit at the state level for the Harry S. Swearingen Award for Outstanding Member of the Year, the Crystal Briscoe "Spitfire" Award for Outstanding Young Professional Member of the Year, and the Robert Broadbent Distinguished Service Award that parallel the National Awards Program. The Chapter also awards Project of the Year recognition at the Spring and Fall Conference. 

Individual Awards of Merit 

2020 Harry S. Swearingen Award for Outstanding Member of the Year: Kaushal Shah

This award recognizes outstanding individual achievement and excellence in service to APWA through chapter activity and achievement in support of APWA's strategic plan, goals and objectives, as well as outstanding service to APWA as a public or private sector member at the chapter level. 
  

2020 Crystal Briscoe "Spitfire" Award for Outstanding Young Professional Member of the Year: Jon Lau

This award recognizes outstanding individual achievement and excellence in service to APWA by a Young Professional (YP) under the age of 35 through chapter activity and achievement in support of APWA’s strategic plan, goals and objectives, as well as outstanding service to APWA as a public or private sector member of the Nevada chapter. 

2020 Robert Broadbent Distinguished Service Award: Denis Cederburg 

This award recognizes public works leaders who are also leaders in their community and encourages public works professionals to become active leaders.  This award encourages public trust in public works professionals by recognizing outstanding community leadership.  

National Awards

The National APWA Awards Program offers awards in the categories of Professional, Members, Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the year, Public Works Project of the Year and the Presidential Award for Chapter Excellence (PACE).  Many of these awards are made only at the national level in recognition of outstanding individual achievement.  A detailed listing of these awards with award guidelines and nomination forms are available on the national APWA website:  http://www.apwa.net/awards.  

Nevada Won Several National Awards in 2020:

Presidential Award for Chapter Excellence - Nevada Chapter

Project of the Year - Transportation Project, $25 - $75 Million: SR 28 Lake Tahoe East Shore Trail

Harry S. Swearingen Individual Member of the Year: Joy Guinn

 Click HERE to read more about Joy's award

 

Technical Innovation Award: Clark County Regional Flood Control District, Harnessing VR Technology to Increase Flood Safety

  

Click HERE to read more about the Technical Innovation Award

Nevada Project of the Year Awards (Chapter Level)

The Nevada APWA Chapter awards Project of the Year Awards each year to recognize outstanding projects. See below for a list of the Project of the Year Winners.

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARDS - 2020:

Transportation        
         Over $20M - Project NEON - NDOT

  Under $5M - Coolidge Avenue - Main St to 4th St - City of Las Vegas

Structures       

         Over $20M - Lake Tahoe East Shore Trail - NDOT

  $5M-$10M - Fire Station #3 Replacement - City of Las Vegas

  Under $5M - Fire Station 83 Remodel and Addition - City of Henderson

Environmental   

         $5M-$10M - Carson City/Douglas County Regional Water Transmission System - 2B - Carson City Public Works

Historic Restoration/Preservation    

         Under $5M - Fleish Flume, Overflow, and Tailrace Replacement - Truckee Meadows Water Authority

Past Project of the Year Awards

2020_APWA_Swearingen Nomination Form.pdf 2020_APWA_Swearingen Nomination Form.pdf
2020_APWA_Spitfire Nomination Form.pdf 2020_APWA_Spitfire Nomination Form.pdf
2020_APWA_Broadbent Nomination Form.pdf 2020_APWA_Broadbent Nomination Form.pdf
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