Certificates of Merit

Winners of Certificates of Merit, two women standing among sitting attendees during the AEC.Each affiliate in good standing is invited to designate one of its members and/or a team to receive a Certificate of Merit from NEHA, thereby nationally recognizing one of their own for outstanding contributions to the environmental health profession.

The team award recognizes multiple individuals who worked together on a project or program that made a significant contribution to Environmental Health programs within the state of the Affiliate.

  • Each affiliate may nominate a single individual if the affiliate president is an active NEHA member.
  • Recipients are announced during the AEC awards program and in the Journal of Environmental Health.
  • Only a single Certificate of Merit document is given to the team (no individual copies for team members).

Nomination deadline is May 27, 2022.

Note: NEHA board policy states that only affiliate presidents who are active NEHA members may nominate candidates for Certificates of Merit.