The American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services (ASHES) provides
Several awards programs to recognize those who are setting the standard and raising
the bar for the healthcare environmental services profession. The awards will be
presented at the ASHES annual conference in
-- The Phoenix Award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions
to the growth and professionalism of the society and the field of environmental
-- The J. Owen Flynn Memorial Award is presented to one who, without compensation,
performs services to the benefit of their hospital, community, state, or country.
-- The James Wolffbrandt Mentor Award recognizes an individual who has made a
selfless commitment of their time and expertise to mentor professionals in the field of environmental services.
-- The Environmental Stewardship Award is presented to an individual who has worked
to preserve our environment through waste reduction, pollution prevention and/or
-- The Innovator Award is bestowed upon an individual who has developed new
and improved methods of achieving cost reduction, quality improvement and enhanced
-- The Recognition Program Award recognizes a member who has developed and
implemented a successful employee recognition program.
-- The Scholarship Award provides a limited number of Certified Healthcare
Environmental Service Professional exam scholarships.
-- The Excellence in Communication Award recognizes affiliated societies that
have excelled in their efforts to communicate with their members, the community,
national ASHES, and other affiliated societies.
-- The Excellence in Education Award recognizes affiliated societies that
have made a commitment to providing educational opportunities to environmental services professionals.
-- The Networking for Professionalism Award recognizes individual affiliated
societies that have accomplished a 10 percent or greater growth in membership over the previous year.
Full award descriptions, criteria, and online and printable nomination forms
are available at www.ashes.org.