Davis Calvin Wagner Sanitarian Award
The Davis Calvin Wagner Sanitarian Award represents the highest honor the American Academy of Sanitarians bestows upon a Diplomate. The Award is conferred for exceptional leadership ability, professional commitment, outstanding resourcefulness, dedication and accomplishments in advancing the Sanitarian profession and public health programs. The awards consists of an individual plaque and a perpetual plaque that is displayed in the NEHA office lobby.
Award nominations are due by May 15, 2023.
Please contact the 2023 Awards Committee Chair, Diplomate Wendy Fanaselle for more information.
2022 – CAPT Charles S Otto, III (Ret.)
Previous Davis Calvin Wagner Sanitarian Award Recipients
2021 - No Award Presented
2020 – Dr. Sheila Davidson Pressley (program)
2019 – CAPT Michael Welch (program)
2018 – Dr. Herman (Hank) Koren (program)
2017 – CAPT John P. Sarisky (Ret.) ( program)
2016 – CAPT Wendy L. Fanaselle (program)
2015 – CAPT Jeffery J. Smith (program)
2014 – Brian K. Collins (program)
2013 – Stephen R. Tackitt (program)
2012 – No Award Presented
2011 – CAPT Craig A. Shepherd (Ret.) (program)
2010 – CAPT Thomas E. Crow (Ret.) (program)
2009 – George M. Nakamura
2008 – No Award Presented
2007 – Harry E. Grenawitzke
2006 – Joseph E. Beck
2005 – Dr. Ginger L. Gist
2004 – Gary E. Coleman
2003 – No Award Presented
2002 – Dr. Welford C. Roberts (program)
2001 – James J. Balsamo Jr.
2000 – CAPT Gary P. Noonan (program)
1999 – COL Anthony Aiken
1998 – No Award Presented
1997 – Dr. Franklin Carver (program)
1996 – Dr. Robert W. Powitz (program)
1995 – RADM Webster Young Jr.
1994 – No Award Presented
1993 – Charles Dee Clingman
1992 – CAPT Bruce R. Chelikowsky (program)
1991 – Worley Johnson, Jr.
1990 – George A. Kupfer
1989 – No Award Presented
1988 – CAPT Dale H. Treusdell
1987 – Richard A. Moats
1986 – No Award Presented
1985 – CAPT Geswaldo A. Verrone, DrPH
1984 – Larry J. Gordon (acceptance comments)
1983 – RADM John G. Todd , DrPH
1982 – John P. Nordin
1981 – Richard L. Roberts
American Academy of Sanitarians/National Environmental Health Association Scholarship Award
The Academy in conjunction with the National Environmental Health Association awards annual educational scholarships to exceptional undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in environmental health. Details on the scholarship are available on the NEHA Website.
For more information contact:
James J. Balsamo, Jr., Chair AAS Scholarship Committee
Director of Environmental Health & Safety
Tulane University -TW16
1430 Tulane Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-5486
Phone: (504) 988-2872
FAX: (504) 988-5590
Samuel J. Crumbine Award
The Crumbine Award, sponsored by the Conference for Food Protection, is a prestigious national award given annually to local environmental Health jurisdictions who demonstrate excellence and continual improvement in a comprehensive food protection program. The purpose of the award is to encourage improvement and stimulate public interest in foodservice sanitation. The award is named in honor of Dr. Samuel J. Crumbine (1862 – 1954), a sanitarian-physician and public health pioneer who was renowned for his innovative methods of improving public health protection. More information on the Crumbine Award, including a list of previous winners and their nomination packages, is available at www.crumbineaward.com.
Crumbine Award sponsors include: