Energy Leadership Award Nominations Are Now Closed!
Each year, the Energy Efficiency Forum, sponsored by Johnson Controls and the U.S. Energy Association, honors policy leaders in several categories with the Energy Leadership Awards. All are invited to nominate innovators and trailblazers in the energy efficiency field by the May 6, 2016 deadline.
The awards were established in 1991 to recognize public officials who have provided exemplary leadership in instituting and advancing energy efficiency in the United States and abroad. The awards are presented at the Energy Efficiency Forum, this year held in Washington DC on June 23, 2016. The winner must be present to receive it.
2016 Energy Leadership Awards Criteria
Members of the Forum Executive Council select individuals after reviewing application entries and supporting materials. Awards may be presented in the following categories:
• Public Service Award - Recognizes a current or former public education official or federal, state or local government public servant who has motivated action to addressing energy efficiency across their operations and has served as an advocate of energy efficiency.
• Mayor's Award - Recognizes a current or former holder of a city-level elective office who has made a significant contribution to energy efficiency at the city government level.
• Congressional Award - Recognizes a current or former member of Congress who has contributed to legislative achievements that encourage energy efficiency gains in the public and/or private sector.
• Governor's Award - Recognizes a current or former holder of a state-level elective office who has made a significant contribution to energy efficiency at the state government level.
• International Award - Recognizes a current or former international, federal or state public official who has encouraged energy efficiency internationally.
• Douglas Decker Lifetime Achievement Award - This award of distinction is presented to an individual who has made a significant, long-term contribution toward the advancement of energy efficiency on a national or global scale.
The Council may not name a winner each year or may choose multiple winners in each category. For more information, contact Barbara Haig – firstname.lastname@example.org
A person must be nominated by a peer or self-nominated. The nomination form (2016 Energy Leadership Award Nomination Form) must be completed and submitted via email to email@example.com by May 20, 2016.
A subcommittee of the Forum Executive Council will review the nomination forms and make recommendations. The Council may not name a winner in every category and may choose multiple winners in each category.