Our Mission: To connect and enrich the Illinois water community
and increase the awareness of the impact and value of water.

Illinois Select Society of Sanitary Sludge Shovel



An IWEA members may be awarded the "Golden Shovel" by serving the Association as Committee Members or Chairs over a period of years.  They may be on multiple committees for a short term or one committee for a decade.  The bottom line is service and support of IWEA goals and programs.

I5S members are nominated by the standing group of shovelers.  Shovels are award at the IWEA Annual Banquet.

The pH 7 Inflow Regulator manages the program and awards the shovels. Past Regulators include Jerry Reynolds, Don Ohrt, Greg Brunst, and Greg Garbs (current.)

I5S MEMBERS
 
 YearShoveler Membership Type 
2019 Alice OhrtmannMember
2019 Ryan ChristopherMember
2019 Tom KunetzHonorary
   
2018 Daniel SmallMember
2018 Michael LutzMember
2018 Eileen O'NeillHonorary
   
2017Bernie HeldMember
2017Lee MelcherMember
2017Peter VanrolleghemHonorary
   
2016Peter LynchMember
2016Carlee ScharnhorstMember
2016Jackie JarrellHonorary
   
2015Cheryl KunzMember
2015Eric BerggrenMember
2015Thomas KunetzMember
   
2014Dan CollinsMember
2014Fred WuMember
2014Jenny HartfelderHonorary
   
2013Tom McSwiggenMember
2013Kendra SveumMember
2013Scott TrotterHonorary
   
2012Laurie RiotteMember
2012Rebecca RoseMember
2012John HartHonorary
   
2011Daniel BoundsMember
2011Krishna PagillaMember
2011Paul BowenHonorary
   
2010Tom GranatoMember
2010Lou StorinoMember
2010Rebecca WestHonorary
   
2009Mark TerminiMember
2009Debra NessMember
2009Adam ZabinskiHonorary
   
2008Al HollenbeckMember
2008Kam LawMember
   
2007Mark HalmMember
2007Linda Smith-VargoMember
2007J. Michael ReadHonorary
   
2006Kathy CooperMember
2006Greg GarbsMember
2006Lynn OrphanHonorary
   
2005Amanda WithersMember
2005Dennis PrieweMember
2005Lawrence JaworskiHonorary
   
2004Eliana BrownMember
2004Sam McNeillyMember
2004Robert McMillonHonorary
   
2003Shirley BurgerMember
2003Anthony Bouchard    Member
2003Erwin OdealHonorary
   
2002Louis KolliasMember
2002John LambMember
2002James ClarkHonorary
   
2001Charlie WilliamsMember
2001Russell BakerMember
2001Joseph StoweHonorary
   
2000Terry JenkinsMember
2000John DrakeMember
2000Rhonda HarrisHonorary
   
1999Laura McGovernMember
1999Mary JohnsonMember
1999Dale JacobsonHonorary
   
1998Fredrick DaleMember
1998Prakasam TataMember
1998Albert GoodmanHonorary
   
1997Jay PatelMember
1997Andrew FtacekMember
1997Stanton LeSieurHonorary
   
1996Tim ZookMember
1996Pat SchatzMember
1996Michael PollenHonorary
   
1995Robert BrummondMember
1995Norm RoseMember
1995Billy TurnerHonorary
   
1994Richard HelmMember
1994Phillip GerwertHonary
   
1993Gayle O'NeillMember
1993Tim KlugeMember
1993Charles SoberHonary
   
1992Herbert AndersonMember
1992Richard SchultzMember
1992Charles KaiserHonary
   
1991Michael BottsMember
1991Lloyd LambertonMember
1991Charles MuchmoreMember
1991Roger DolanHonary
   
1990Abbott BurtonMember
1990David SullivanMember
1990Arthur SaarinenHonary
   
1989Richard EickMember
1989Greg CargillMember
1989Beth TurnerHonary
   
1988Charles CorleyMember
1988Donald HarperMember
1988James AbbottHonary
   
1987Gregory BrunstMember
1987J. Mark CrumpMember
1987Larry ZiembaMember
   
1986William MunchMember
1986Theodore DenningMember
1986Don Ort (deceased)Member
1986Carl HuberMember
   
1985Tim BachmanMember
1985David ZenzMember
1985Robert KlauseggerMember
1985Henry SchwartzHonary
   
1984Robert RandolphMember
1984Toby DuckettMember
1984Raymond RimkusMember
1984Harry TowHonorary
   
1983Larry HughesMember
1983Gregory MaxwellMember
1983Harris ChienMember
1983Earnest GloynaHonorary
   
1982Edward Marek (deceased)Member
1982Harold GoldsmithMember
1982John PfefferMember
1982Jack NewbouldHonorary
   
1981Jeremiah ReynoldsCharter
1981Paul ClinebellCharter
1981Ralph PfisterCharter
1981Hugh McMillan (deceased)Charter
1981John Forneris (deceased)Charter
1981Lawrence MaddenCharter
1981George StevensCharter
1981Miles LambCharter
1981Carl WrightCharter
1981Ralph EvansMember
1981William BuschMember
1981Edward RubinMember
1981George Hankammer    Member
1981Leo Rehm (deceased)Member
1981Kenneth Watson (deceased)Member
1981Charles JonesHonorary