The ECOS Special Recognition Award is given annually by the ECOS President to an ECOS Member agency staff member, whose dedication and contributions over a sustained period of time led to the meaningful advancement of an ECOS priority during his or her tenure as President. In its inaugural year of 2015, the Award recipients were selected by the ECOS Officers. In subsequent years, nominations are sought from ECOS Members with the Officers selecting.
Special Recognition Awardees
Gary Baughman (Colorado) – For his dedication to the work of ECOS through his involvement in the Partnership and Performance Workgroup
Shari Meghreblian (Tennessee) – For her dedication to the work of ECOS through her involvement in the Federal Facilities Forum
Ken Zarker (Washington)
For his tireless work with states, Congress, and others related to reforming TSCA and his dedication to efforts to reduce toxics in the environment.
Andy Putnam (Colorado)
Chris Simmers (New Hampshire)
For their dedication to the work of ECOS through involvement and leadership of the Exchange Network and E-Enterprise.