Walter F. Snyder Award

The Walter F. Snyder Award for Achievement in Attaining Environmental Quality is presented annually by the National Environmental Health Association and NSF International. Given in honor of NSF International’s co-founder and first executive director Walter F. Snyder, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of environmental health.

Nominate a deserving candidate today!

Nomination Form:

Questions? Contact Stan Hazan at hazan@nsf.org.

Prevous Walter F. Synder Award Recipients

  • 1971 – Callis A. Atkins
  • 1972 – Ralph C. Pickard
  • 1973 – William A. Broadway
  • 1974 – James J. Jump
  • 1975 – Charles L. Senn
  • 1976 – Not given
  • 1977 – Charles C. Johnson, Jr.
  • 1978 – Larry J. Gordon
  • 1979 – John G. Todd
  • 1980 – Ray B. Watts
  • 1981 – Charles H. Gillham
  • 1982 – Emil T. Chanlett
  • 1983 – John R. Bagby, Jr.
  • 1984 – William Nix Anderson
  • 1985 – William G. Walter
  • 1986 – Albert H. Brunwasser
  • 1987 – George A. Kupfer
  • 1988 – Mark D. Hollis
  • 1989 – Boyd T. Marsh
  • 1990 – Harvey F. Collins
  • 1991 – Trenton G. Davis
  • 1992 – Robert Galvan
  • 1993 – Amer El-Ahraf
  • 1994 – Nelson E. Fabian
  • 1995 – Leonard F. Rice
  • 1996 – Robert M. Brown
  • 1997 – J. Roy Hickman
  • 1998 – Chris J. Wiant
  • 1999 – Khalil H. Mancy
  • 2000 – Friedrich K. Kaeferstein
  • 2001 – Robert W. Powitz
  • 2002 – Gayle J. Smith
  • 2004 – Peter D. Thornton
  • 2005 – John B. Conway
  • 2006 – Arthur L. Banks
  • 2007 – Wilfried Kreisel
  • 2008 – CAPT Craig A. Shepherd
  • 2009 – Terrance B. Gratton
  • 2010 – James J. Balsamo, Jr.
  • 2011 – Gary P. Noonan
  • 2012 – Harry E. Grenawitzke
  • 2013 – Vincent J. Radke
  • 2014 – Priscilla Oliver
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