At the National level, ASHE makes various awards to persons that have provided exemplary contributions in service to ASHE and/or to the highway industry. Following is a brief description of these awards. Further information and award application forms are available by clicking the box at the bottom of this page.
Robert E. Pearson/Person of the Year
This is ASHE’s most prestigious award, given annually during the National Conference. Membership in ASHE is not required to be eligible for this award. This award recognizes contributions to the highway industry outside of ASHE and outside of one’s normal job. In conjunction with this award is the Russell Horn $1,000 Grant, which is given to the favorite charity of the recipient of the Robert E. Pearson/Person of the Year Award. Deadline for nominations to be submitted to National is February 15.
Member of the Year
This award is for ASHE Members only and is given to recognize commitment and contributions to ASHE. Deadline for nominations to be submitted to National is February 15.
Young Member of the Year
This award recognizes young ASHE members who have made outstanding contributions to the highway/transportation industry and their communities during the early years of their careers. To be eligible for nomination, candidates must meet be 35 years of age or younger as of January 1, of the year the award is to be presented, and must be a member in good standing and active with ASHE at the Section/Region and/or National level. The nominee must be sponsored by a local Section of ASHE. Deadline for nominations to be submitted to National is February 15.
Life Time Achievement
This award is for ASHE Members only and was established to recognize an ASHE member who has supported the organization throughout their career. One ASHE Life Time Achievement Award is presented each year based on the highest composite score of various ranking criteria. Deadline for nominations to be submitted to National is February 15.
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D23 - ROBERT E. PEARSON AWARD GUIDELINES
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