Awards

ANNUAL PMAA AWARDS

Recognition and awards are available for members who have served their authority with outstanding service for an extended period of time.

Sahli and Extended Service Awards
Markus Award
Employee of the Year

These prestigious awards are presented during an award ceremony banquet at PMAA’s Annual Conference & Trade Show.

Sahli Service Award and Extended Service Award

In an effort to promote interest in good authority administration and operation, and to recognize faithful and effective service by authority officials, PMAA established the annual Sahli Service Award for those who have served 20 years or more, and the Extended Service Award for those who have served 30, 40, and 50 years.

Click on award type for criteria and application form.

Sahli Award

Extended Award


Markus Award
William H. Markus was a gentleman of integrity, blessed with unlimited energy. For over three decades he served as counsel for the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association, and was truly the dean and conscience of the association.

The purpose of this award is to:

Honor the man who inspired it;
To inspire others to follow his example in instilling honesty, integrity, fairness, efficiency and fiscal responsibility in the operation of PMAA;
To recognize those persons who have emulated William H. Markus in the performance of their duties to Pennsylvania municipal authorities and to the association.

Nominations for Markus award extended to all members.

Click here for Eligibility Criteria or Nomination Form

 

 

Authority Employee of the Year
This annual award recognizes an outstanding employee of an active member of PMAA and shows considerable contribution to community service as well as service to their authority. This award is sponsored by  ARRO Consulting, Inc. The recipient of this award will receive a personalized plaque and a monetary award of $750 to be designated to an institute of higher learning or nonprofit organization by the employee.

 

Details on nomination procedure

 

2015 Winners

ralphwatters  William H. Markus Award

The William H. Markus Award is presented in honor of William H. Markus, a gentle man of integrity who was blessed with unlimited energy. For over three decades, he served as counsel for the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association and was truly the Dean and conscience of the association. The William H. Markus award is intended to inspire others to follow his example in instilling honesty, integrity, fairness, efficiency and fiscal responsibility in the operation of Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities. PMAA recognizes those persons who have emulated William H. Markus in the performance of their duties to Pennsylvania’s municipal authorities and to the association.

This year’s recipient is Ralph Watters of the Derry Township Municipal Authority, click here to read more about Ralph.

 

mikeschober  L. W. “Red” Davis Award

The L.W. “Red” Davis Award is presented annually to an individual for their service to the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association. “Red” served as Executive Manager of the Lansdale Municipal Water Authority and for many years as the Secretary of the Board of Directors of PMAA.

This year’s recipient is Michael A. Schober of the Columbia Municipal Authority and CDM Smith, click here to read more about Mike.

 

janagnello  Authority Employee of the Year Award

Sponsored by ARRO Consulting, Inc., this award acknowledges the selected employee’s service to their authority as well as their contribution to the community.  The “Authority Employee of the Year” was honored at PMAA’s banquet as part of the Annual Conference & Trade Show and will receive a monetary award ($750) to be donated to an institution of higher learning or nonprofit organization chosen by the awardee.

This year’s recipient is Janice K. Agnello of the Millcreek Township Water & Sewer Authorities, click here to read more about Jan.

 

Sahli, Extended and J.E. “Ted” Kuhn Service Awards

In an effort to promote interest in good authority administration and operation, and to recognize faithful and effective service by authority officials, PMAA established the annual Sahli Service Award for those who have served 20 years or more, the Extended Service Award for those who have served 30 years or more and the J.E. “Ted” Kuhn Award for those who have served 50 years or more.

Click here to view a list of the recipients.

 

Mark your calendar for the 2016 Conference

August 28th - 31st

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh.