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2017 Awards

The National Steering Committee Awards are the States’ premier environmental awards program for recognizing outstanding environmental performance, programs and individual(s).

These awards honor and recognize small businesses, individuals, trade associations and others who have made significant contributions to protecting the environment.

Thanks to Ed Bakos for heading up the awards subcommittee and to the Promotional Subcommittee for publishing the press releases. Rivanna Natural Designs, Inc worked with the awards committee to design and make the award hardware.

Four different awards were presented in the following categories:

Wisconsin SBEAP received 2017 Small Business Environmental Assistance Program Award: This award category displays accomplishments of a Small Business Environmental Assistance Program nationwide in the areas of compliance assistance, sustainability, advocacy, and collaboration. Press release

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictured above:Tony Pendola, NSC Chair, Lisa Ashenbrenner-Hunt, WI SBEAP, Renee Bashel, WI SBEAP and La Ronda Bowen, CARB

 

Pik Rite Inc. received 2017 Small Business Environmental Stewardship Award: This award category displays the accomplishments of a Small Business nationwide in the areas of compliance, sustainability, advocacy, and collaboration. PA SBDC staff accepted the award for Pik Rite Inc. Press release

Pictured above: Tony Pendola, NSC Chair, Nancy Crickman, PA SBDC, Jeremy Hancher, PA SBDC, and La Ronda Bowen, CA CARB

 

North American sustainable Refrigeration Council received 2017 Small Business Trade Association Environmental Leadership: This award category displays the accomplishments of a Trade Association nationwide in the areas of compliance assistance, sustainability, advocacy, and collaboration. Press release

Picture above: Tony Pendola, NSC Chair, Keilly Witman, NASRC, Danielle Wright, NASRC, and La Ronda Bowen, CARB SBO

 

La Ronda Bowen received 2017 Karen V. Brown Leadership Award: The award honors this person’s leadership, innovation, dedication to environmental protection, high standards for states to follow, as well as highlights his or her efforts to build strong local/state/federal partnerships for small business compliance assistance. Press release

Pictured above: Tony Pendola, NSC Chair and La Ronda Bowen, CARB SBO