Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award
Julie L. Labonte, P.E., M.ASCE
This award was established by the Government Engineers Division to recognize distinguished civil engineers employed in public service for significant engineering contributions as a practitioner in public service.
I. The award may be given annually to an engineer of recognized standing, who must be an ASCE member in good standing, and preferably a licensed professional engineer.
II. Qualifications of the award nominees will be judged on the following: sustained outstanding civil engineering performance in the public sector; evidence of high character and professional integrity; civic and humanitarian activities (community service); minimum of fifteen years of public service as a civil engineer; five of the fifteen years at the senior administrative level; and employed in the U.S. public sector at the time of application submittal.
III. The award consists of a suitably inscribed certificate.
IV. Nominations for ASCE Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award must be received at ASCE International Headquarters, to the attention of the Committee on Leadership and Management (CLM) staff contact, no later than March 1. The nomination shall include a cover letter; a Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award nomination form; the nominee’s CV or biographical information; and two or three letters of recommendation.
V. Recipients of the award are selected by the Committee on Leadership and Management for final action by the Committee on Advancing the Profession (CAP).
VI. Members of CAP and the Committee on Leadership and Management shall not be eligible for this award.
Awards have been made as follows:
2003 RADM ROBERT C. WILLIAMS, P.E., BCEE
2004 STEVEN C. McCUTCHEON, Ph.D., P.E.
2005 NANCY J. MANLEY, P.E., F.ASCE and GREGORY E. DiLORETO, P.E., L.S., F.ASCE
2006 RAO Y. SURAMPALLI, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, F.ASCE
2007 LARRY J. SMITH, P.E., F.ASCE
2008 E. WILLIAM EAST, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE
2009 THOMAS R. KENDALL, P.E., M.ASCE
2010 JANE McKEE SMITH, Ph.D, P.E., D.CE, M.ASCE
2011 JAMES C. RAY, P.E., M.ASCE
2012 JOE D. MANOUS, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE
2013 JULIE L. LABONTE, P.E., M.ASCE
To nominate, submit the following:
Electronic submissions are encouraged to email@example.com by March 1. Paper submissions are also accepted and may be mailed to ASCE, Professional Activities Department, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA 20191.
If you have questions please contact Kelly Dooley at 703-295-6469 or 1-800-548-2723, ext. 6469, firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax 703-295-6132.