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! The nomination deadline is April 29, 2016.

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
  • 2015 - Ron Grimes
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