In a world where environmental health professionals are unsung heroes, our association’s awards are an opportunity to spotlight and honor accomplishments.

2022 Award Winners

A. Harry Bliss Editor's Award
The A. Harry Bliss Editor’s Award recognizes outstanding contributors that advance the cause and interests of the association and the environmental health profession through the Journal.

Certificates of Merit
Each affiliate in good standing is invited to designate one of its members and/or a team to receive a Certificate of Merit, thereby nationally recognizing one of their own on a national level.

Crumbine Award
The Crumbine Award is given annually to local environmental health jurisdictions, U.S. Uniformed Services, and the U.S. Indian Health Service that demonstrate unsurpassed achievement in providing outstanding food protection services to their communities.

Dr. Bailus Walker, Jr. Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Award
This award is given annually to recognize an individual or group that has made significant achievements in the development and enhancement of a more culturally diverse, inclusive, and competent environment.

HUD Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes
This award showcases results from a range of housing and indoor environmental health programs.

Joe Beck Educational Contribution Award
This award recognizes a member or team of members for an educational contribution designed for the advancement and professional development of environmental health professionals through instruction or development of an educational or training tool.

Past Presidents Award
Each year, our Past Presidents identify a hero for the profession who accomplishes much on behalf of environmental health but who does a lot of their work behind the scenes.

Walter F. Snyder Award
The Walter F. Snyder Award for Achievement in Attaining Environmental Quality is presented annually by NSF International and NEHA.

Walter S. Mangold Award
The Mangold Award recognizes individuals for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the environmental health profession.