The Lifetime Achievement Award is instituted to recognize those individuals who have contributed to the overall knowledge of environmental ﬁelds related to the national standards and professional certiﬁcations administered by ECI. All recipients have been involved in some combination of leadership, insight, research, and/or practice in the various ﬁelds related to ECI’s Professional Certiﬁcation(s). Another key aspect for Lifetime Achievement Awards is each recipient has demonstrated honor and integrity throughout their work in the community and ECI.
The Distinguished Service Award recognizes individuals who promote ECI through their outstanding participation and eﬀorts on the Board or Directors, Staﬀ, Committees, or other volunteer eﬀorts. Recipients have demonstrated outstanding moral character and ethics as well as leadership in their efforts to promote ECI and the environmental community.