Emissary Award Deadline Extended to Friday, Sept. 8 by Emily Allshouse Sep 5, 2017 Water News ACWA has extended the deadline for its 2017 Emissary Award. Nominations will now be accepted until Friday, Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. Established in 2006, the Emissary Award recognizes individual ACWA member volunteers who have made remarkable and visible contributions to the enhancement, protection or development of water resources in California by participating in, supporting and advancing ACWA’s goals. Nominees may have demonstrated leadership in the course of service on ACWA committee, conducted advocacy/outreach at the local, state or federal levels, or committed time and expertise for the benefit of an ACWA program or issue. Nominations must include: A brief narrative (300 words or less) describing the contributions and efforts made by the nominee including the tangible results of his or her efforts; Specific ACWA involvement must be identified; The narrative should also identify groups or outcomes influenced or impacted by the nominee’s enthusiasm and commitment; and A completed nomination form and a professional photograph of the nominee (high resolution electronic format preferred) must accompany each narrative. Download the nomination form here. For questions, please contact ACWA Acting Communications Supervisor Pamela Martineau.